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 – Monday, August 26 at 5:00 PM

North East The North East Triathlon is an amazing race in a beautiful location. Just minutes from I-95, a Chesapeake Bay time trial swim and well paved country roads along Elk Neck State Forest make this a great race. The course is low traffic, hilly and technical in places, but has plenty of straightaways and beautiful views….

Northeast Triathlon (Sprint, International)


(Virtual Via Zoom) Team Z New Member Information Session – Monday, July 15 at 5:00 PM


(Virtual Via Zoom) Team Z New Member Information Session – Monday, June 17 at 5:00 PM


(Virtual Via Zoom) Team Z New Member Information Session – Monday, May 27 at 5:00 PM

This is a Team Z Event – but I’m not certain if they will welcome the trailer/etc. The team will also have a group run on this day. My plan is for the group run to take place from the lake. The details are not yet set. Register here: Click on me Location: Dolphin Beach, Lake…

Montclair Swim Festival

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