Triathlon Training with Team Z

Team Z, Your source for triathlon training & education

Team Z is an adult triathlon training program in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, and Maryland for people of all experience and fitness levels. Team Z offers one of the most inclusive, social, and organized triathlon training environments in the country. We are committed to giving our members the individual attention, training, and educational opportunities that they deserve in a fun and nurturing environment and at an affordable price.

Founder & Triathlon Teacher

Ed Zerkle

Ed has taught people to swim and participate in triathlon for more than 25 years and has helped adults of all backgrounds to achieve personal goals that exceeded their wildest expectations. Ed teaches triathlon by building a sense of community and focusing on fun. Ed believes it’s important to work hard to achieve goals AND have fun spending time with teammates along the way. Ed has  proven time and time again that you CAN be a successful and serious athlete and enjoy yourself at the same time.


Triathlon Team Training for DC, MD and VA


Weekend Group training events


Weekday Swim Practices


Weekend Clinics & Guest Speakers




Coordinated Social Activities

services overview



(Virtual Via Zoom) Team Z New Member Information Session – Wednesday, October 5 at 11:45 AM

Pleasants Landing Hosted at Pleasants Landing Marina at Lake Anna, this race and venue are amazing. The swim lakes place in the southeast portion of Lake Anna, about 1/4 mile from where the “hot side” of Lake Anna empties into the cold side, resulting in water temperatures that are 4-6 degree’s warmer than the rest of…

Pleasant’s Landing Triathlon (Sprint, International)


(Virtual Via Zoom) Team Z New Member Information Session – Monday, October 10 at 5:00 PM


(Virtual Via Zoom) Team Z New Member Information Session – This date/time is a placeholder. If you select this information session Coach Ed will contact you and plan around your schedule.


(Virtual Via Zoom) Team Z New Member KICKOFF Session – Thursday, 10/13 at 5:15 PM

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