ABOUT KATIE

Katie Bottini is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist and has a B.S. in Exercise Science and Nutrition from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT.

Katie grew up in Wilton, CT where she was a four-sport athlete playing field hockey, basketball, lacrosse, and even horseback riding. Katie was named an All American lacrosse player and was the captain of her High School lacrosse team. She then went on to play Division 1 lacrosse at UMASS-Amherst and Sacred Heart University. At college, Katie also began to pursue her love for health and fitness while studying exercise science and nutrition. 

In 2008, Katie began competing in triathlons (swimming, biking and running), and soon thereafter, began racing at the elite national level. From 2009 - 2014, Katie was named an All American Triathlete and she competed for Team USA in the 2012 Triathlon World Championships in New Zealand. 

Professionally, Katie has a diverse background in health and fitness. She began her career working as a physical therapist assistant where she acquired invaluable experience on proper training techniques, injury prevention and rehabilitation, as well as maintaining a balanced and strong body. Katie also stayed active in the sports community by coaching her high school girl’s lacrosse team. In 2010, Katie also began working as a multisport endurance coach where she taught cycling, running and swim classes, as well as adult strength and kid strength classes. Katie also has experience working with children from coaching lacrosse and triathlon/running camps, kid fitness classes, to sport specific strength and conditioning. In 2013, she started her own fitness class called “Fun and Fit” for kindergarten through middle school children.  

Katie is also a model, and she is currently signed with SLU, a fitness modeling agency. Katie has been featured in numerous print and online magazines including Vogue, Nike, Refinery 29, and H+K.

PROFESSIONAL BIO

Katie Bottini is a competitive triathlete, SLU sponsored fitness model, and NASM-Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist. As a competitive triathlete, Katie has competed at the elite level, having completed more than 50 Olympic distance triathlons, in addition to representing Team USA at the 2012 Triathlon World Championships in New Zealand. As a fitness model, Katie can be seen in ads for Runners World and Nike, among others. Based in the greater NYC area, Katie provides personal training and nutrition services to clients locally and worldwide.  

 

EDUCATION & DEGREES

B.S. Kinesiology (Exercise Science) from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT 

 

CERTIFICATIONS

NASM - Certified Personal Trainer 

NASM - Fitness Nutrition Specialist 

American Red Cross - CPR/AED


ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

TRIATHLON

All American Triathlete

All American Triathlete and competed for Team USA in World Triathlon Championship

Competed for Team USA in 2012 World Triathlon Championship

1st Female overall Mighty Montauk 2014

2nd Female overall Mighty Hamptons 2014

2nd Female Overall Quassy Olympic Triathlon 2014

2nd Female Overall Nantucket Olympic Triathlon 2014

1st Female Overall in the 2013 Great South Bay Sprint Triathlon

2nd Female Overall in the 2013 Mighty Montauk Olympic Triathlon

Raced for Team USA in the 2012 Triathlon World Championships in New Zealand finishing 2nd for the US in Age Group

1st Female Overall in the 2012 Mighty Hamptons Olympic Triathlon

2nd Female Overall in the 2012 Mighty Montauk Olympic Triathlon

SWIM

1st Overall Coldspring harbor open water swim 2014

RUN

Thanksgiving 5Mile 30:15 (2nd Female OA)

1st Female Overall in the 2013 Norwalk Mothers Day 10k- 38:18

Get right for Wilton 5k – 17:58 (1st Female Overall)

Half Marathon: 1:27 (Ridgefield Pamby half marathon)

LACROSSE

Division 1 College lacrosse player

All American Lacrosse Player

Captain of High School Lacrosse team, winning state and county championships

High School All American, All State and All FCIAC Lacrosse Player at Wilton High School

PERSONAL BEST

Best 5k: 17:35 (local 5k USATF certified course)

Best 10k: 37:55 Best 10k during triathlon: 38:19 (Local 10k and National Championship for Triathlon)

Best 5mile: 30:00 (Thanksgiving Pequot 5 mile)