Coach Troy Donaldson is an IRONMAN Certified Coach and Triathlete that comes from Baton Rouge, LA. He grew up competing in all sorts of endurance sports and attended Louisiana State University. Troy is also a veteran of the Louisiana Army National Guard, where he holds multiple State and National titles in endurance shooting. Upon graduating high school while attending LSU Troy assisted in coaching female athletes from his high school. They went on to win individual state titles in track and cross country events. Along the way he has also helped numerous people with their running goals.
In 2011 work brought Troy, his wife Sara, and Daughter Malory to Texas, then they had Eli. Troy reunited himself with the sport of triathlon after meeting Coach Melanie and Powerhouse Racing. He has been associated with Powerhouse Racing ever since and is still coached by Melanie today. Troy loves helping people achieve their goals, so what better way then by coaching the sport he loves and giving back to the sport that has given him so much.
Coach Troy’s highlights consist of Ironman finisher, multiple Ironman 70.3 finishes, IRONMAN Certified Coach, ASFA Run Fitness Instruction Certification, Nutrition Supplement familiarity, Triathlon & Run Coach experience.
Coach Troy believes in focusing more on the process and overall well-being of the athlete rather than race results. When working with an athlete, their understanding of how and why they are improving is always more important. However; there is an end goal, but his experience as a coach and athlete has proven if you train smart the results will follow, as well as longevity. By understanding the process and enjoying what you do will increase your chances of achieving your goals tremendously.
“Consistency is the key to success”