Lauren “Shark” Jensen is a professional coach and a physical therapist who is welcoming, knowledgeable and enthusiastic.  With over 30 years of coaching experience, Lauren has an uncanny ability to meet you at your current fitness level, assess what you need and help you to achieve your goals.


Whether you are beginning an exercise program or in serious training for an event, Coach Lauren can help you. As a Physical Therapist, she thrives at serving those new to fitness as well as people needing to break out of recurring injury patterns.  She has also coached over 120 cancer survivors to the finish line of their first sprint triathlon.

If you have already started your fitness journey, but need guidance in how to improve, Coach Lauren is great at pinpointing the specific steps you need to take. Numerous athletes that she coaches are tackling new event distances. With her guidance, individuals are posting their lifetime best times even as 50, 60 and 70 year olds.

If you are striving for the podium, Coach Lauren can also teach you how to WIN!  She coached herself to a level where she qualified for the 2000 Olympic Triathlon Trials, captured two National Pro/Elite Championships and won over 100 multi-sport events. She takes this experience and knowledge to help athletes reach the podium and qualify for big events such as the World Championships, the Boston Marathon and the Hawaii Ironman.

Don’t let Lauren’s accomplishments and experience intimidate you. Tri Faster invites you to come experience one of our classes, Team Tri Faster outings or a one-on-one meeting with Coach Lauren.

Contact Coach Lauren at or 414.427.1092.