Melissa enjoys training with and supporting athletes. Besides serving members of the Tri Life Racing team, she is a Master Instructor at Life Time Fitness and loves teaching cycling and strength training classes. Melissa has coached youth recreational sports for over 10 years and was a varsity high school dance team coach and summer camp instructor prior to coaching youth soccer, volleyball, and select fastpitch softball. She is certified as a group fitness instructor and holds a BS degree in Health Education with a minor in Biology from Texas A&M University, College Station. At the end of the day, she is a teacher and team player at heart and loves to encourage, challenge, and build up others.
Melissa swam and ran as a kid and adult, enjoyed a road bike in high school and college, and in recent years finally put those passions together to pursue triathlon as a sport with some good friends. She has competed in all distances of triathlon, with the 70.3 being her favorite distance. Her next big race is with the team at Ironman Florida 2015.
Melissa has been blessed with 3 kids, ages 18 to 14. All have enjoyed competing in triathlons. Melissa is not a triathlon coach and only helps support her friends. All Coaching services are through Life Time Fitness with Coach Sean