Potential Energy Training & Nutrition

Website: potentialenergytraining.com

Email: melissa@potentialenergytraining.com

Phone: 307.399.1040


Phoenix, AZ, United States


Potential Energy Training & Nutrition is a multidisciplinary coaching, nutrition and wellness business. We create individualized daily workouts for cycling, triathlon, and wellness and injury prevention based on your personalized fitness and athletic goals.

We offer stand alone coaching, nutrition or wellness packages that are delivered in a calendar format and offer individualized support via phone and email. The premium coaching package involves all of our services in a comprehensive and all inclusive format as well as close interaction with all of your coaches as you need.

Whoever you are, we are here to help you reach beyond your potential!


As a team of health experts in fitness, nutrition, wellness, and injury prevention, we are passionate about inspiring and creating customized workout and nutrition plans through a focused and scientific approach. We work with people who are cyclists, triathletes, runners, mountain bikers, endurance athletes, and individuals who want to train to lose weight and be proactive about their health. We are determined, through our scientific approach, we can help save you time and add value to your life!



Julie Cornelius, MS

Co-Founder, Nutrition Coach

julieJulie Cornelius, MS has an extensive background in nutrition. She graduated from the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ with both her Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Nutrition. Her emphasis and research focus during her Masters program was in nutrition for active individuals and sports nutrition. She has worked in fitness studios helping clients achieve their nutrition goals, has spent two years teaching college nutrition courses, and was the founder of Julie Bar, an energy bar company. Julie is a long time cyclist and mountain biker who loves being outdoors. She enjoys hiking, backpacking, bikepacking, traveling, and running. For Potential Energy Training & Nutrition, Julie helps individuals to meet their nutrition goals, whether it is eating to win an endurance mountain bike race, losing weight, or just eating to be healthier. Contact: Julie@potentialenergytraining.com



Tricia Davis, PT

Co-Founder, Cycling (USAC Level 2), Triathlon (USAT Level 1), & Certified Wellness Coach


triciaTricia Davis, PT, is a hyperkinetic, Canadian trained physiotherapist and athlete. Good at seeing the big picture, she is able to focus on the most important specific details for you to achieve success. Tricia thrives most in helping those with limited time by providing evidence based training and skill acquisition in order to make training the most efficient way to attain goals while reducing risk of injury. Tricia is passionate about health, wellness and efficiency in sport while maintaining a balance in all aspects of life. She uses humor to connect with people, and shoots straight from the hip- doesn’t beat around the bush. Contact Tricia: Tricia@potentialenergytraining.com




Melissa Ross

Co-Founder, USAC Level 2 Cycling Coach

MelissaMelissa has an extensive career in cycling and athletics. Starting in 2004, Melissa switched her focus from running to cycling and fell in love with the sport. Over the years, the bicycle has taken her all over the world from touring Italy, racing across Europe and the US as a professional athlete (with the US development team and riding for Team Kenda), to exploring the trails across Arizona and even South Africa! Melissa’s career has yielded the opportunity to compete with all of the top world-class riders in road, cyclocross, and mountain biking! Recent accomplishments include finishing 1st in her age category for the Leadville Trail 100 in 2014, and competing in and finishing the world’s most grueling mountain bike stage race, the Absa Cape Epic as the only US women’s duo! Other passions Melissa has include : hiking, camping, painting, dirt biking, cooking, spending time with her husband, and playing with her dogs and cat.

Melissa has an incredible desire to help other people reach their full potential and bring the passion of having a healthy lifestyle into their lives. Her specialty is working with businessmen, moms/dads with hectic schedules, and individuals who are just taking their first steps to starting a new training program. She comes from a family of 7 kids so has a big understanding of when ‘life happens’ and how to make the most of limited time to achieve those adventurous goals and of course, have fun during the process! Contact Melissa: Melissa@potentialenergytraining.com