Benjamin Turits the Directeur Sportif of the Endurance Collective Elite Junior Development team and a USA Cycling coach. He is a coach on staff at the USA Cycling southeast regional talent ID camp. Ben works with athletes of all levels from the professional cycling world to amateur racers and riders of all disciplines.
Ben is also a massage therapist specializing in sports therapy work and corrective exercise. He has additional certifications in Kinesiotaping and Vacuum Manual Therapy. Ben is passionate about creating customized training and integrative therapy and rehabilitation plans.
Travis Livermon has been immersed in cycling culture for over 20 years. He brings a depth of knowledge of contemporary cycling culture worldwide. Having a diverse racing background ranging from the Tour of California and Elite Cyclocross World Championships to Thursday night group rides and gravel grinders, Travis is able to directly relate with his athletes and identify their unique training needs.
A lifelong endurance athlete herself, Suzanna has dedicated her career to the study of human movement. She is known for her expertise in orthopedic and sports massage, bicycle fitting, and integrative personal training for athletes.
Zanna was just 18 years old when she completed her massage therapy training at the Body Therapy Institute. She built a thriving private practice in Carrboro while attending UNC Chapel Hill, graduating cum laude with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science.
While in massage school and seeking mentors, Suzanna wandered into Balanced Movement Studio in Carrboro. Little did she know, she'd spend the next decade working alongside and learning from the most talented physical therapists, trainers, and health professionals in the field. She has held a variety of roles there including website developer, creative director, personal trainer, bike fitter, and yoga instructor.
Zanna is elated to be returning home to North Carolina (with a husband and a new name!) after 2 years in California. While she'll also continue to practice in Carrboro, she loves the Bull City and is thrilled to be joining the Endurance Collective family!
Kaitlyn DiJoseph studied Exercise Science at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia where she currently resides and trains. Kaitlyn found her niche in a strength focused approach to endurance training.
Kaitlyn is USAC Cycling Coach and NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach. Kaitlyn is heavily involved in the cycling community being a certified NICA coach and a member of VAHS race staff. A former collegiate D1 athlete, she has a strong background in running, experience in multiple cycling disciplines, and ultra-endurance events. Kaitlyn has a passion for the long haul, literally.
Lucy studied Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Dayton and completed a clinical-focused Dietetic Internship at West Virginia University Hospitals. After becoming a registered dietitian, she moved to Durham, NC and started Well Balanced Nutrition.
With over 10 years of practicing nutrition and wellness coaching Lucy offers a unique perspective coming to the table as an expert in behavior change. She helps take what you know and turn it into lifestyle habits.
Lucy combines her enthusiasm for fitness and playing in nature with her love for nutritious food and the result is a fun, interactive adventure for her clients. Lucy can light up a room and inspire a crowd. In addition to individual counseling, she is an author and motivational speaker.