Ross Lenehan began his endurance career in middle school, and proceeded to run in high school, at the College level, as well as post collegiate. While attending Notre Dame College he broke the school record in Cross Country with a time of 25:21 (8k) as well as qualifying for the NAIA meet in 2010. In track and field, Ross holds many program school records and qualified for the NAIA National track and field meet multiple times.
In April of 2015, Ross competed in his first ever triathlon, Ironman 70.3 Florida, which he was talked into by a friend. From there he embraced triathlon fully, turning the sport into a passion and lifestyle. At Ironman Miami 70.3 in October of 2016 he qualified for the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Chattanooga Tennessee. In April of 2017, he competed at Ironman 70.3 Florida, placing 5th overall, in a time of 4:11:11. In September of 2017, he competed at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships, placing 25th in the 30-34 age group. In April of 2018, he competed at St. Anthony’s triathlon, placing 2nd in the Elite division, qualifying for his professional triathlon license. Ross will continue his triathlon career, and race professionally in 2019.
During his time as an endurance athlete, Ross has always been a student of his sport; learning coaching philosophies and how to implement them into athletes’ training programs. Ross has always taken great pride in helping others and pushing athletes towards their goals. He believes in a long-term approach that will develop athletes into their greatest ultimate potential.