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WILLIAM RITTER 
Head Coach 

Qualifications

  • Head Coach Specializing in coaching beginner to elite athletes in triathlon, Ironman distance triathlon, road running, marathoning, track and cross country.
  • Coaching Triathletes and Runners since 2009
  • Kinesiology degree at the University of Texas at Tyler
  • M.B.A at Texas A&M University of Commerce
  • 21 Years experience in Endurance Sports
  • Former Elite Amateur triathlete; still competes in running events
  • 5X USAT All American & 2015 Ironman All World GOLD Athlete
  • 2016 Assistant XC Coach for T.K. Bishop Gorman. 
  • 2017-2018 Head XC Coach,  Distance, Girls Sprint Track Coach @ Cumberland Academy High School


Coaching Accomplishments

  • 2017 Professional Triathlete Qualifier Garrett Mayeaux @ Des Moines Escape Triathlon Series 
  • 2017 District 17-5A 3200M and 1600m District Champion and Regional Qualifier 
  • 2017 District 16-4A Middle School 2400M and 1600M District Champion
  • 2016 Regional Qualifier 3200m and 1600m 3A
  • 2016 Bishop Gorman  District Champions and 5th  (Boys)  and 6th (Girls)  Team in TAAPS State Cross Country Championships
  • 2016 Cross Country  Regional Qualifier Cross Country 3A
  • 2015 Cross Country  Regional Qualifier Cross Country 3A 
  • 26 Overall Wins for coached athletes
  • 1 Boston Marathon Qualifier 
  • 25 Top 3 Age Group for coached athletes
  • 30+ Personal Records Achieved
  • 5 IRONMAN, 10 Half Ironman, and 3 Marathon finishes​


My background is strong in the endurance sports world including 20 years competitive running experience and 8 years experience in triathlon. I started in triathlon in 2007 as a novice after collegiate running, moving up the ranks racing in the elite-amateur division in triathlon. Today, I know longer race triathlon but I still run competitively. 

All of my coaching is detailed and based on the individual, which includes an extensive athlete assessment . Throughout the duration of your training we will meet in person or virtually for performance and technical analysis. Achieving your goals is my priority.