About Coach Gyl Johnson Golden


"I am convinced that everyone can change their lives through endurance sport."




With over 20 years of experience in endurance sports, Gyl has completed marathons and triathlons at all distances including 8 Ironman distance finishes. 

Gyl is also a job abroad coach and specialist in cultural transition with emphasis in the Mediterranean region. Because of this background, not only does she offer services for endurance coaching but also for mental preparation.

Gyl is an Ironman Certified Coach and a certified Performance coach with The Coaching Academy. Memberships include The Ironman Association and The International Coach Federation.


Also known as Ironwoman for the Ocean, Gyl has raised hundreds of dollars

towards ocean conservation by racing iron distance courses in France, Spain

and Switzerland. She hopes to raise more money this year by cycling the entire

2018 route of the Tour de France, one day before the professionals. Follow her

exploits on Instagram or Facebook at @ironwomanfortheocean.