Our Coaches

Erin Carson

Erin is co-owner and operator of RallySport, a Boulder, Colorado training facility and health club. As the head coach for ECFIT she provides strength training programs for endurance athletes seeking to perform at their very best in triathlons, marathons, and cycling events. Her clients include world champions and olympians as well as everyday athletes seeking excellence.

Erin is the strength coach for many current and former world championship athletes including Mirinda Carfrae – 3x Ironman World Champion and Timothy O’Donnell – Long Course Triathlon World Champion. Her commitment to continuing education plus her proven track record of success with professional athletes has made her one of the most knowledgeable and accessible strength coaches in the world.

Erin has also found success as a triathlete, highlighted by her 6th place age group finish at the 2016 70.3 World Championships in Maloolooba, Australia, as well as multiple podium finishes over the last 5 years. Erin is a life-long athlete who attended The University of Colorado on a basketball scholarship where she was one of the top NCAA D1 basketball players. Post-graduation, she played professionally in Europe before returned to the US to coach Division 1 basketball at both Tulane University and University of Nebraska.

  • Co-Owner / Operator RallySport Health and Fitness Club, Boulder, Colorado
  • B.S. Kinesiology, University of Colorado
  • M.S. Administration, University of Nebraska. Additional masters studies, Tulane University
  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Performance Enhancement Specialist, and Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • EXOS Performance Coach
  • PTA Global Advanced Personal Trainer
  • Foundation Training Instructor L2
  • Titleist Performance Coach L2

Dr. Pat Helma

Dr. Pat Helma has been in clinical practice for over 30 years. He has a Diplomate from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians and was named their Sports Chiropractor of the year in 2007. In addition to maintaining a private practice, he has served as physician for the Association of Volleyball Professionals, World Surf Tour, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association as well as 2 local high schools. Moving from Florida to Boulder, CO, he now works at RallySport Boulder and ECFIT with world class triathletes, endurance athletes, weekend warriors and anyone else wanting to live a better life. Dr. Helma was introduced to Foundation Training in 2013 and has been teaching classes to his patients ever since. He is now part of Foundation Training’s Core Education Team. He has published several papers on sports injuries and continues to teach postgraduate education.

“I am excited to work with ECfit and Erin’s clients. Foundation Training is the best tool that I have found to keep your body functioning at its peak. Erin’s vast experience as a Certified Strength Coach as well as her knowledge of Foundation Training combined with my clinical background will keep your body functioning to its full potential. I look forward to helping you explore what your body is capable of through our Foundation Training classes.” – Dr. Pat

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