Dr. Matt Hanson is a professional triathlete and coach for triathletes, cyclists and runners. He has an extensive background as an athlete and is highly-educated in all things sports-related.
As an athlete, Matt comes from a wrestling background, but running has always a been a passion of his. In 2014, his first year as a pro, Matt set 3 run course records and won Ironman Chattanooga. He has since tallied 10 professional wins, including 3 North American Championship titles. He also owns the fastest ever time at an Ironman-branded, full distance event (7:39:25) where he also clocked the fastest ever marathon off the bike with a 2:34.
DOB: May 7, 1985
Hometown: West Concord, MN
Current City: Storm Lake, IA
Education: BA from Buena Vista University
MS from Southwest Minnesota State University,
EdD from University of South Dakota
Matt’s background and training record make coaching a natural fit for him. Coaching since 2013, he has helped triathletes reach their goals at all distances. He has also coached runners, swimmers, and cyclists to bring out their single sport potential.
MHRacing offers customized training plans at an affordable price. All custom coaching includes weekly training plans, race strategies, detailed nutrition and pacing strategies, and unlimited e-mail communication.