Welcome to Nice Guy Training! I’m head fitness guy, Drew Surinsky - exercise physiologist, triathlon coach, swim coach and strength coach at your service.  I keep my client load and groups small so that I can provide individual attention. Questions? Just get in touch.


Email: niceguytraining@ameritech.net

Call:  (847) 502-0630

My pledge: To provide excellent coaching, and do so with with intelligence, passion and decency.

Book Credentials


  1. MS, Exercise Science, Northeastern Illinois University.

  2. JD, University of Illinois.

  3. BS (philosophy), Bradley University.


  1. USA Triathlon Expert Coach (level II).

  2. ASCA Swim Coach (level II).

  3. NSCA Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

  4. Delay the Disease Parkinson’s Exercise Instructor.


  1. Conquer the Chaos in the Swim - Using the pool to prepare for open water swimming. Windy City Sports.

  2. Strip Poker - A cure-all swim drill. Chicago Athlete.

  3. Take a Deep Breath and Swim - Introductory Breathing Drills. Chicago Athlete.

Street Credentials


  1. Began competing in 1971.

  2. Began teaching in 1979.


  1. Began competing in 1987.

  2. Began coaching in 2000.