ECFIT Head Coach - Erin Carson

Head Coach, Erin Carson CSCS provides strength training programs for endurance athletes seeking to perform their very best.  Her athletes include World Champions, Olympic Champions as well as everyday athletes seeking excellence.

Erin's commitment to ongoing education and her proven track record of success with professional and recreational athletes has made her known as one of the most knowledgeable and accessible strength coaches in the world.

Erin is a life-long athlete. She played basketball for the Canadian National Team and attended The University of Colorado where she was rated as a premier NCAA Division 1 player. Post-graduation, she played professional basketball in Europe.  Erin found success as a triathlete, highlighted by her 6th (2016) and 26th (2019) place age group finish at the 2016 70.3 World Championships in Australia and France.

  • B.S. Kinesiology, University of Colorado

  • Masters Studies-Athletic Administration, University of Nebraska and Tulane University

  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) since 1989

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Performance Enhancement Specialist, and Corrective Exercise Specialist

  • Titleist Performance Coach L2

  • Foundation Training Instructor Level 2

  • XPT Performance Breath Coach

  • EXOS Performance Coach

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 with 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 Athletes. 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 and Conditioning Specialist 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