Jackson, MS , United States
My coaching philosophy emphasizes the importance of communication, season planning, time management, training consistency for both physical durability and mental toughness, and a healthy balance between training and life. I chose to be a coach because I want to share the success I’ve had as a coached athlete. I want to help my athletes chase their goals and grow as athletes and as people. I believe we can all attain huge accomplishments with the right help and support.
Donavon has been involved in the sport of triathlon as an athlete and community organizer for over a decade. His track record as both athlete and race director provides him with comprehensive racing experience from the beginner 5k athlete to Ironman. Donavon has completed ten Ironmans and has both crewed and competed in Ultraman races. His racing repertoire also includes nine half Ironman distance races; several marathons and half marathons; and countless sprint triathlons. Donavon is currently a LifeSport coached athlete and is working towards earning an Ironman legacy spot at the World Championships in Kona.
Donavon is a software analyst at a local hospital and enjoys helping others through his technical trade in the medical field.
Ultraman finisher. 10 Ironman and 9 half-Ironman finisher
Crew chief for multiple ultra events and athletes
Board director for local triathlon club and local running club
Race director for beginner triathlon & half marathon
NAUI certified scuba diver
B.S. in Business Administration
Technical analyst in the medical field