Ross Hartley

Former World Class Triathlete

Trainer - Cleveland

Born and raised in Pickerington, Ohio, Ross has the opportunity to serve the community that he grew up in. As a Robotics teacher at Pickerington Ridgeview STEM Junior High and cross country and track coach at Pickerington North High School, Ross has been able to help lead students and athletes who are in the same shoes he was once in. Ross has also been involved with youth sports in several different capacities including swimming, running, and triathlon

Ross has had success as a triathlete, finishing 3rd (1st American) and earning a Bronze Medal at the 2014 Triathlon World Championships (Sprint Distance). He has also finished top 3 in his age group 5 different years at USA Triathlon National Championships, as well as top 10 overall at 7 different USA Triathlon National Championships.

Ross has given a TEDx talk focusing on a simple equation that rules our daily lives, Event + Response = Outcome (E+R=O).  Examining the Response piece of this equation through a growth mindset lens as an educator, coach, and athlete Ross discusses how important one’s mindset is in determining their success and happiness.

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