Kainoa, owner of Pauole Sport, has been coaching athletes
for over 21 years. Kainoa has coached all levels of athletes from the
beginner/novice to the elite/professional, helping them achieve their
athletic goals. She has personal experience as a successful competitive
swimmer and triathlete and has a wealth of knowledge in Sports Performance
and Sports Nutrition. Kainoa has a coaching style which is both
inspiring and encouraging and has coached hundreds of athletes to participate
successfully in triathlons,
marathons and Ironman races. In
addition, she has coached countless athletes to Ironman Hawaii and is the
personal coach for many triathlon coaches. She uses her extensive
knowledge and personal experience to help each client reach their
maximum athletic potential.
Training and Knowledge
Kainoa holds a Master of Science Degree in Kinesiology and Exercise
Science from California State University, Long Beach. She is a Certified
Strength and Conditioning Coach and Certified Personal Trainer from the
National Strength Conditioning Association (NSCA). Kainoa was
a former full-time faculty member at the University of Hawaii in the
Health and Physical Education Department where she taught Exercise
Physiology, Sports Nutrition, Prevention and Treatment of Athletic
Injuries, and Principles of Coaching. Kainoa holds a USAT
Level 1 certification and is a Level III USA Cycling Coach. Her knowledge ensures that every
client receives the most current research-based coaching programs.
Kainoa is a life long competitive swimmer competing through the
collegiate level. She has coached all levels and abilities of swimmers
from the Age-Group to the Masters level. Kainoa is
also an accomplished age-group triathlete versed in all distance
triathlons and is a two-time World Championship Hawaii Ironman finisher.
Her personal experience makes it possible for Kainoa to personalize her
work with each client.