TrainingPeaks, the specialist in tracking and planning software for endurance athletes and coaches, has confirmed that Claudette Stevenson will take on the role of Senior Director of Product Development, overseeing the its product and engineering departments.
“We are very excited to welcome Claudette to the ever-growing TrainingPeaks team,” said Dirk Friel, Co-Founder, Chief of Fitness Brands at TrainingPeaks. “Her vast experience within the endurance market will help lead us as we broaden our offerings and continue to see business growth across the entire ecosystem of TrainingPeaks products.”
Claudette Stevenson has joined TrainingPeaks after spending 15 years with Garmin. She began her career there as a Software Engineer, then System Engineer and eventually a Product Manager, and played a key role in the development of the cornerstone of Garmin fitness products: device/PC/Mac application, web application and their interfaces.
She was also one of two Software Engineers who created the first Forerunner product, and she holds several patents associated with both Forerunner and Edge devices.
Stevenson credits Garmin with giving her the skills and mindset for innovation and creativity—attributes she looks forward to flexing in her new role. “At the heart of TrainingPeaks is the deep desire to help people meet their athletic goals, and for more than 15 years they have never wavered from that mission,” said Stevenson.
“I am thrilled to join TrainingPeaks at such an exciting time, one filled with rapid growth and the continued company evolution into what we need to become in order to fulfil our mission for more and more athletes.”
TrainingPeaks creates endurance training apps and solutions that help athletes and coaches prepare to reach their goals. Products include TrainingPeaks web and mobile apps for iOS and Android, which help athletes ‘commit to a clear goal, structure their training so they can workout smarter, and monitor their progress as they work toward their event goal.’
Additional products include WKO4 desktop software for analysis and planning, and Best Bike Split’s predictive performance tools. TrainingPeaks solutions are used by Tour de France teams, IRONMAN world champions, Olympians and age-group athletes and coaches around the world.