Russ Shemberger tapped for triathlon coaching clinic in April 2015 in Nashville

Russ Shemberger

Russ Shemberger, of Murray, has been selected for the USA Triathlon (USAT) coaching clinic scheduled for April 24-26 in Nashville, Tennessee.

The clinic will prepare him to coach experienced triathletes or coach someone new to the multisport lifestyle. Selection to the USA Triathlon clinic was competitive; some applications were not accepted, according to the email from USAT. Applicants had to list any coaching experience and certifications, submit a recommendation from a coach or coached athlete and write an essay.

An award-winning, veteran triathlete, Shemberger is among the top age-group triathletes in the nation, based on his performance at the USA Triathlon Olympic distance race in August 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. One of the original members of the Swim Bike Run Murray Club, he is coached by FTP Coaching in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

A licensed massage therapist in Murray, Shemberger also has been a certified swim coach. His wife, Dr. Melony Shemberger, is a certified running coach with USA Track and Field and an assistant professor of journalism and mass communication at Murray State University.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s