Passionate about athletics forever. As an avid swimmer and runner growing up, I embarked on my first sprint triathlon experience in 2007. I had a blast and was just glad to fin
Passionate about athletics forever. As an avid swimmer and runner growing up, I embarked on my first sprint triathlon experience in 2007. I had a blast and was just glad to finish! Life has been full of many triathlon adventures since . I want to help others reach their goals whether big or small because swimming, biking, and running have taught me many life lessons and made me a better person!
Ironman Kona 2016 qualifier
(11th in age group)
Boston Marathon Participant
(Finish time: 3:01)
Ironman finisher in 2013 & 2015
(Second place in Louisville Ironman)
Multiple record holder at Jasper High School and Ball State University
IHSAA high school state runner up 2007
State qualifier in track and field and cross country
Experience - 18 years of swimming experience as both an athlete and coach - Ball State University Swim Team Record Holder - Head coach of the men's and women's varsity swimming teams at Frankfort High School - PE and Health teacher at Frankfort High School - Satellite team of Sugar Creek Swimming Club Head Coach - PE/Health teacher at St. Ben's School - Rolling Hills Swim Team - Adult swim fit group at Castle High School
Triathlon - Raced all distances of triathlons throughout the past 10 years - first half Ironman was in Muncie, IN second in the Louisville Ironman and qualified for the World Championships in Kona, HI.
Lessons - I started doing sprint triathlons for fun and enjoyed training all three disciplines. I had to work hard to learn a lot about biking in my early years. My first half Ironman was in Muncie, IN and it was a challenge, but I was glad I did it! After my collegiate swimming career, I still had a competitive bug. I signed up for an Ironman with a friend to help each other in the journey. It started my more "serious" racing in triathlons. After my finish in Louisville, I went into strict training and enjoyed the journey to Hawaii! The race was incredibly challenging, but amazing at the same time!