ANNOUNCING THE TCSD TRIATHLON CLASSIC TRIATHLON TRAINING PROGRAM  TO BENEFIT TCSD CARES!   Looking for coaching, camaraderie and fun while training for your first or next triathlon? The Triathlon Club of San Diego and TCSD Cares are proud to announce San Diego Triathlon Classic training team geared toward preparing the first time to intermediate level [...]

Now accepting applications for the 2013 Dave Martin Scholarship Awards!


Hello TCSD – Once again it is time to accept applications for the Dave Martin Award! Are you or someone you know a local athlete who could use financial help with educational expenses? You may qualify to apply for the 5th annual Dave Martin Award administered by TCSD Cares. The award is meant to provide [...]

TCSD Cares Featured at Charity Club Challenge


On Sunday, October 14th,  TCSD and TCSD Cares sent a group of member triathletes to represent at the the Charity Club Challenge (C3) at the Bonelli Park Triathlon.  The C3 event was created by Thom Richmond, President of California Triathlon, to provide a fun environment for triathlon clubs and their related charities to meet and [...]

Steve Pierce Veterans and Athletes Fundraiser


Steve Pierce is a TCSD member and Vietnam veteran suffering from the continuing effects of exposure to Agent Orange.  Steve and a strong supporting team started the SPVAF in order to help Steve, as well as others who have been affected by toxic hazards they were exposed to during the service to their country.   TCSD [...]

Skip Gleavey


A donation to help George ‘Skip’ Gleavey was the first donation made by TCSD Cares.  Skip was a TCSD member who was paralyzed from the waist down from a cycling accident in 2008.  But it was his battle with Lymphoma that finally claimed his life on July 14th, 2010.  TCSD Cares contributed funds to help [...]

Charity Club Challenge


USAT Southwest & California Triathlon Network (CTN) are pleased to host 2012 C3 – Charity Club Challenge – on October 14, 2012 in San Dimas.  Purpose: We have created a club competition that also recognizes the work that the triathlon community & triathlon clubs in particular do in supporting various good causes. Media, political figures, [...]

John Kline


TCSD member John Kline was injured in a cycling accident.  I think the best description is the following thank you letter we received:   “When I was injured I broke the head off my left femur and separated my left shoulder. Besides being out of work for 2 to 3 months, I was told it might [...]

Kerri Seger

Kerri with one of her Hydrophone buoys.

Kerri was one of our 2012 Dave Martin Award Scholarship winners.  Kerri used the money to complete her research on Humpback Whales in Alaska.  She used her award money to plant hydrophones in areas frequented by whales, and arrived back home with databanks full of humpback whale sounds for analysis!

Clayton Treska


In July 2009 12-year Marine Corps veteran Clay Treska was diagnosed with terminal stage-four recurrent testicular cancer. This would be his third bout with the disease, having successfully battled through two previous occurrences.   Shortly after his diagnosis, some TCSd member friends brought Clay to one of the monthly club meetings.   Clay told everyone that this [...]

Shelby Madden

me on bike

Shelby is one of TCSD Cares earliest stories.  Being extremely ‘vertically challenged,’ Shelby found there was nothing besides children’s bikes that would enable her to ride in adult competitive and fund raising events.  She did not qualify for aid for other organizations, and having a custom bike built was prohibitively expensive.  In collaboration with contributors, [...]