Gail Pennachio Kattouf is a former standout distance runner for Furman University, she has been fortunate to work in health and wellness since 1995. While completing her masters degree in health and exercise science, she was the assistant coach for the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Program at her alma mater. In 1999, she took a position working for a hospital-based wellness center. She developed and taught specialized classes and worked with individuals one-on-one. She remained a competitive post collegiate runner and now has turned her attention to multi-sport. Gail now competes at a national and world level in duathlon and triathlon. She attributes much of her success to the support and guidance of her husband. She and Rick work together in TeamKattouf Inc, TeamKattouf Nutrition LLC & Virtual Gym LLC, and she also continues to work part-time as a registered nurse. Gail earned a Bachelors in Health & Exercise Science, a Masters in Health and Exercise Science and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She is an ITCA and USAT Level I Triathlon Coach, USA Cycling Level III Coach.
In addition, Gail Kattouf has earned numerous athletic accomplishments: ITU Overall Age Group Duathlon World Champion, 2x ITU Duathlon World Champion runner-up, 2x Garmin Duathlete of the Year, USAT All-American Triathlon honors, USAT Short & Long Course Duathlon National Champion and a 4:31 Half Iron Distance Triathlon PR.