Scott Berlinger is the Founder/President / Head Coach of Full Throttle Endurance.
We exist to empower every athlete to achieve their highest potential
A former American Gladiator, “Viper”, his love for competition and training inspired him to start his own racing team in 2003, a place where athletes can realize their own goals and reach their highest potential.
Today, Full Throttle has emerged as one of the premiere triathlon training programs in the world, including 4x Team National Championships (‘07, ’08, ‘09, and ’10); 12 x NYC Team Triathlon Championships; 13x South Beach / Miami Team Championships and numerous Northeast Regional Team Championships. The latest Full Throttle Team win was winning the 2022 Boston Triathlon Team Championship.
Full Throttle has also drawn some of the strongest sponsorships in endurance sports, including Pinarello, ROKA, Rudy Project and Chelsea Piers Fitness.
We offer the most comprehensive training plans developed by our team of USAT certified coaches across the Tri-State Area and online
Scott has coached and been a part of winning 4x Team National Championships (‘07, ’08, ‘09, and ’10); 11x NYC Team Triathlon Championships; 13x South Beach / Miami Team Championships and numerous Northeast Regional Team Championships. The latest Full Throttle Team win was winning the 2021 Boston Triathlon Team Championship.
Besides being a nationally acclaimed coach, Berlinger also has many individual accomplishments, including the division wins and podiums around the country. Scott was named a top five coaches in America by Men’s Journal magazine.
As a USA Triathlon All-American triathlete and former American Gladiator, “Viper”, his love for competition and training inspired him to start his own racing team, a place where athletes can realize their own goals and reach their highest potential.
Ray joined Full Throttle as an athlete at inception and raced with the team from 2003 through 2010. He raced short course and gradually moved up to long course racing, including Ironman. In addition to triathlon, Ray has significant road racing experience, with 8 marathons and a personal best of 2:49 for the Boston Marathon. Post the 2010 season, he took a break from competition, to pursue other interest. In 2015 he returned to Full Throttle with a renewed passion for training and racing. In his first season back, Ray was ranked All American. In 2017, he qualified for ITU Worlds at the Draft-Legal Sprint Nationals and in 2018 Ray received All World Athlete ranking from IM.
Ray joined the Full Throttle coaching staff in 2016 after a 25 year career in fashion to explore his passion for endurance training and racing. Initially, he focused on beginner triathletes and progressed to developing and coaching long course athletes. He is also the lead run coach for the team. Ray is a USAT level II certified coach and Level III personal trainer at Chelsea Piers.
Ray looks forward to to pursuing his passion in guiding athletes in unleashing their performance potential.