Head Boxing Coach: Tricia Turton
Head Coach of Arcaro Boxing, Tricia Arcaro Turton (far left) has been an elite level athlete most of her life. A 10 year veteran of rugby, she represented the United States Eagles at the Women’s World Rugby Cup in 1998. Tricia achieved 5 “caps” representing the USA in international competition during her career. After retiring from rugby, she entered a 10 year amateur and professional boxing career. Coach Tricia won the 2004 USA National Amateur Women’s Championships and amassed a 16-2 record. Turning pro in 2005, Coach Tricia’s first title fight win was an 8 rounder vs. World Champion, Lisa Holewyne. Tricia went on to fight in 2 more World Title fights and retired from the professional ranks in 2007 with an 8-4 record. Coach Tricia was on the staff of Olympian Queen Underwood while coaching at Cappy’s Boxing Gym in Seattle, WA. In 2013, Coach Tricia established Arcaro Boxing Gym and is now Head Coach of Olympic Hopeful Jen Hamann. In her spare time, Coach Tricia participates heavily in Community Service Projects, takes care of her chickens and has her dog Lucy dry-land mush for exercise.
Nutritionist: Emily Edison, MS.RD.ACSM-HFS
Owner and founder of Momentum Nutrition and Fitness in Seattle, Emily brings over 15 years of experience as a registered dietitian and certified personal trainer. She specializes in nutrition for athletes, wellness, and the management of disordered eating. Her philosophy centers around fueling with whole foods and eating intuitively, empowering people to eat for performance, improve vitality, and develop a positive relationship with food and body. Edison is a leader in the collegiate sports field having spent seven seasons as the Sports Dietitian for the University of Washington Athletic Department. She consults for athletic departments at UPS, PLU, and Seattle University, providing nutrition coaching for athletes, coaches and training staff. As the Washington coordinator of the Washington Interscholastic Nutrition Forum, she is instrumental in providing access to accurate, science-based sport nutrition information for high school coaches, parents and athletes through clinics and an on-line website (WINForum.org). As a leader in nutrition education for athletes and the community, Edison illustrates complex nutrition principals in a creative, straightforward manner. Her inventive work has been featured in the Seattle Times, magazines including Women’s Running and Jump, and the Alaska Airlines Magazine. Edison also consults with local beverage company Golazo (vivagolazo.com) in developing their innovative Sports Hydration Drink. Emily graduated with honors from Washington State University with a degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition and received her Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition with emphasis in Sport Nutrition from Marywood University in Scranton PA. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and takes part in ADA’s practice groups for sports nutritionists (SCAN) and nutrition entrepreneurs (NE). A former competitive figure skater, Emily now stays active in-line skating, yoga, water skiing and snowboarding. She is a gourmet cook with a passion for entertaining and is currently writing a cookbook. Edison lives, laughs, and loves in Seattle with her husband, active little girl, bouncing baby boy and her fun loving yellow Lab.
Physical Therapist – Dr. Karla Solum
Dr. Karla Solum was born and raised in Barnesville, Minnesota. She pursued a pre-medicine undergraduate degree at Concordia College, Moorhead MN where she majored in Biology and Exercise Physiology. At Concordia College Dr. Karla was a collegiate Volleyball and Basketball player. Dr. Karla went on to graduate with honors from Palmer College of Chiropractic West and Suma Cume Laude from Logan University with a Master’s Degree in Sports Science and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Karla is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP®), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and has earned her International Chiropractic Sports Science Diploma (ICSSD). She was previously a Division I Strength and Conditioning Coach. She is an active member of the American Chiropractic Associations Sports Council. She has provided medical care for many sporting events, including serving as the head medical director for events such as Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball, Escape From Alcatraz, Kaiser ½ Marathon, Sea Otter Classic, and The 24 Hours of Adrenaline Mountain Biking Race. She currently provides care for and travels with USA Beach Volleyball and USA Track and Field.
Dr. Karla is certified in the following: Graston Technique, Active Release Technique, Kinesiotaping, Rocktaping, KT Taping, Functinal Movement Screens and Optojump Assessments.
Dr. Karla is continually striving to learn and excel in all areas of practice to ensure the best possible care for her patients. She has been an extension faculty to Palmer College’s Clinic Abroad Program to Salvador, Brazil and thoroughly enjoys teaching.