Kevin McCarthy, M.S.


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Kevin is the owner and founder of Path Performance, Inc., a performance coaching and consulting group. For over 20 years he has specialized in coaching individuals and organizations to create greater personal and professional performance and vitality.

Kevin has a Masters degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology and completed Executive Coach training through Lore International Institute. In addition to his work with Path Performance, Kevin is Past President of The Lake Run Club, serves on the Advisory Council for the department of Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University, is the Diving Coach at Illinois Wesleyan University and is a member of the Tri-Shark Triathlon Club. Kevin also consults in exercise science and nutrition and vitality.

As co-creator of FitAdvisor™ and Vitality Coaching™, Kevin has helped thousands of people to lead more vital and sustainable lives. He has also helped hundreds of endurance athletes to reach and exceed their racing performance goals. He has worked with individuals from numerous corporations and institutions some of which include Avaya, Bekaert, ConAgra Foods, Kraft Foods, Arthur Andersen, Heidrick and Struggles, Dartmouth/Tuck School of Management, Lore International Institute, EDC Utah, State Farm, Afni, Illinois Development Council and EDC Bloomington/Normal.

While Kevin has more than 25 years of coaching experience, he has also held positions in financial services, accounting, and operations consulting. In the past 35 years Kevin has completed over 250 triathlons including Ironman events in the U.S. and Canada,  and hundreds of running events.

Kevin is a frequent speaker and coach on the topics of vitality and velocity, vital leadership, stress management, personal change, performance improvement, and physiological factors for sport performance and nutrition.