About Us

Athlete Centered. Coach Driven. Performance Based.
Whether you are training for your first 5k, a Full Ironman, or simply want to feel and look your best, Wilson Coaching will design a training program specific to your lifestyle goals. We provide personalized service and individual attention for those seeking to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

What we stand for

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Performance Based Approach

Get what you need from someone who knows how to provide it. No matter what your lifestyle or fitness goals entail – We want to help YOU succeed! I take great pride helping clients identify areas of their life they want to improve. My results-oriented approach combined with a “think outside the box” mindset, will help you achieve goals you did not think were possible!

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Our Mission

At Wilson Coaching we push our athletes the hardest to help them grow the best. You can talk about your goals or you can go out and achieve them! We believe self-improvement and self-confidence is earned through hard work. Our personalized training programs will help you accomplish your goals. We will challenge you to seek constant improvement physically, mentally and emotionally to make certain you live your healthiest life.

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Believe in Yourself

“Believe in yourself. Our strength grows out of our weakness” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Limitation is in everyone’s mind and the mind of our athletes. How much potential you have is what you believe. We will believe in you and through your dedication and hard work, you will believe in yourself.

Meet your trainer

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Lauren Wilson is an All-American Triathlete who recently competed at the 70.3 World Championships held September 7th in Mont-Tremblant, finishing with an official time of 5:00:19.  With more than a decade of experience in the Health & Wellness field, Lauren has helped hundreds of clients and athletes improve their fitness and achieve healthy milestones that they did not think were possible.  She describes herself as the “girl-next-door” health fanatic, with a passion in health education.  Lauren’s specialties include fitness programing and management, health coaching and running clinics.


Since I was little, you could always find me outside running, riding my bike or swimming in the ocean, even playing competitive water polo. I loved all sports and ran competitively at the University of South Carolina, where I graduated with a BS in Sports Management. My passion for fitness led to a career in health & wellness, where I have a combined 10 years experience in areas of health education and promotion, program development, marketing and sales.

Before Wilson Coaching … From 2004-2009 I worked at Hilton Head Health, America’s premier destination weight loss spa located in Hilton Head, SC. Initially serving as Fitness Director, I provided lifestyle coaching, personal training and helped facilitate an intensive weeklong specialty program designed and dedicated for individuals in search of reaching their optimal fitness levels. I wore many hats throughout my career at Hilton Head Health, and helped develop and implement health programs to assist hundreds of clients, as they sought to improve their overall wellbeing.With a desire to gain experience in corporate wellness, in 2011 I pursued an opportunity to work for Viverae, a national leading provider of comprehensive health management. I served as Wellness Coordinator to McLeod Health Hospital, delivering health-related lectures and educational materials to more than 5,000 employees. I then moved on to Account Manager and oversaw one of Viverae’s most prestigious accounts, Genesis Healthcare’s Living Well wellness program to over 30,000 employees.

In January of 2013 I left the corporate world to oversee Community Outreach events at the Charleston Bicycle Company, a local bike shop located in Charleston, SC.  My focus included supporting our local cycling, triathlon and running community through events, races and clubs.  As I became more embedded in the local athletic community and started working at the Medical University of South Carolina Wellness Center, I was inspired to launch Wilson Coaching, where I currently coach and train local athletes as well as throughout the United States.

USA Track & Field Level 1 Coach American Council on Exercise (ACE): Health & Wellness Coach ASFA – Certified Cycling Coach Mat 1 Pilates * Upcoming Certifications: USA Cycling Level 3 Coach, USA Swimming Coach and USAT Level 1 Coach

1998 – 2000 University of South Carolina Cross Country & Track & Field team member. Participated in over 50 road race including 5k’s, 10k’s, Half Marathon’s and Marathon’s.

Personal Bests

  • NYC ING Marathon 3:11:39; 141st overall female
  • 2008 Chicago Marathon: 3:21:50; 175th overall female
  • 2006 Boston Marathon: 3:21:41; 337th overall female
  • 2006 Myrtle Beach Marathon: 3:30:24; 22nd overall female
  • Piggly Wiggly 5k: 18:46; 1st overall female
  • 17th Annual Hilton Head 10k Bridge Run: 41:16, 2nd overall female
  • Boston Athletic Association Half Marathon: 1:30:23; 22nd overall female

Participated in 16 Triathlons including Full IM, Half IM, Olympic and Sprint.

Personal Bests

  • 2013 70.3 TryCharleston: 4:53:14, 1st overall female
  • 2013 Kiawah Island Olympic Triathlon: 2:21:04; 1st overall female
  • 2013 Charleston Sprint Triathlon: 104:46, 3rd overall female
  • 2013 70.3 Beach2Battleship: 4:56:12, 2nd overall female
  • 2012 Hickory Knob Olympic Triathlon: 2:50:36, 2nd overall female
  • 2011 Downtown Columbia Sprint Triathlon: 59:38, 4th overall female
  • 2010 70.3 Beach2Battleship 4:56:12, 2nd overall female
  • 2010 Amelia Island Olympic Triathlon; 2nd overall female

2011-2014 USA Triathlon National Championships Age Group Qualifier

2013, 2014 USA Triathlon All-American

  • Owner // Wilson Coaching
  • Spin Instructor // Revolution
  • Master Teacher // MUSC Wellness Center
  • Vice President // Chucktown Triathletes

 

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What clients say about us

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Virginia

★★★★★ Lauren knocked me on my butt for the rest of my saturday after her workout this morning! Thanks for the jumping lunges at the end!!

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Mary Ann

★★★★★ I loved Lauren’s bridge run clinic this morning. Which Facebook friends will join me next Saturday @ 9:00 am?

Kea

★★★★★ Lauren is amazing and so encouraging…she is a beast and is truly pushing me to dig deep and find that new and improved me! Truly awesome!!