Coach Joanne Orce

: ORR Level 3 Coach
: USAT Level 1 Coach
: 5
Years Racing Triathlon: 13

Joanne has an extensive athletic background including college triathlon and tennis in her hometown of Melbourne, Australia. Joanne joined QT2 Systems in 2012, first as a mission plan athlete, then with coach Molly Zahr for 3+ years. She has completed 7 Ironmans (incl. 7 x top 10 Age Group placements), 20+ half ironmans and countless olympic and sprint races. It was after competing at IM70.3 World Championships in Chattanooga TN in 2017, in a sea of powerful and inspirational athletes, that Joanne was determined to become a  triathlon coach herself. Joanne is co-founding member and President of the Northern Westchester Triathlon Club in downstate NY and has led the club's activities for the past 7 years. In addition, she is a professional artist and a patient, loving mom raising 3 active children. Balancing family life, triathlon and art is her greatest strength.