Graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1983. Competitive tennis player as a kid, played tennis at ETSU, was named team captain two seasons. Played professionally for a short period of time. Worked for 18 years as a tennis teaching pro. Road raced motorcycles for 16 seasons, winning a national championship in 2001. Have completed 43 marathons, 11 half ironman races and 4 full ironman (IMFL). Was a member of Team USA for the Duathlon World Championships in Ottawa, Can.
Short Term Goals
* Finish the two Ironman races I am signed up for in 2017 * Qualify and participate in the age group nationals in 2017, * Devote more time to helping out in the Fleet Feet Training programs. * Convert at least one person into a triathlete over the next year.
Long Term Goals
To keep going strong as long as I am enjoying the training.
Rocket City Marathon Dec 2010 3:59:00
Goose Pond Island 1/2 Ironman Oct 2012 5:25:00
Rocket Man Olympic Distance Triathlon Aug 2012 2:38:00
2017 Goal Races
Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon (national age group qualifier)
Age Group Nationals
Swim Hobbs Island
And as many local races that will work into my schedule.