Below, you can find the credentials of our coaches here at South Shore Tri Coach.  In addition to what's listed here, we guarantee that each and every coach's passion, commitment, and love of the sport will help you achieve your goals.

Robert McKeown - Head Coach/Owner

Robert Mckeown- Head Coach/Owner

Robert Mckeown- Head Coach/Owner

  • USA Triathlon Certified Coach
  • US Masters Certified Swim Coach
  • Multiple Ironman finishes 
  • Ironman World Championships Kona 
  • Multiple USAT Age Group National championships qualifier
  • Specialized coach for athletes training with power.
  • Specialized coach for Ironman athletes
  • Top age group finisher at multiple triathlon races
  • Competed in various distance triathlons across the country
  • President/head coach/owner South Shore Tri Coach, Inc.
  • Former training captain for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team in Training
  • Former collegiate athlete
  • NYSED certified teacher/coach
  • Masters degree 
  • Fundraising event coordinator benefiting various local and national charities.

     

Andrea Kay - Head Coach

  • USA Triathlon Certified Coach-
  • Completed multiple Ironman events
  • 4x Age Group National championships qualifier
  • Specialized coach for female triathletes
  • Director of new athlete development
  • Top age group finisher at multiple triathlon races
  • Emphasis on multidisciplinary coaching including nutrition and strength training.
  • Lead run coach for weekly group runs
  • Asst. race director for youth triathlons

David DeSchenes - Head Coach

  • USA Triathlon Level II Certified Coach
  • USA Cycling Level III Cycling Coach
  • Ironman University Certified Coach
  • USA Paralympic Military Hand Cycling Coach
  • USAT Elite Coach Mentorship Program at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs
  • Newton Running- Natural running Level 1 Certification
  • Training Center in Colorado Springs CO.
  • Competed in hundreds of running and triathlon competitions
  • Formerly the team director and head coach of Tampa Bay Tri Sports- A High Performance Team and Speed Multisport
  • Specialized coach for athletes training with power. 
  • Specialized coach for Ironman athletes
  • Top age group finisher at multiple triathlon races
  • Competed in various distance triathlons across the country 

 

 James Christie - Coach

 

Ken Larossa - Coach/Swim Specialist

  • USA Triathlon certified coach
  • Certified swim coach/lifeguard
  • 30 years of competitive swimming experience
  • 25 years as a swim coach/instructor
  • 20 years of multisport racing experience
  • Ironman Lake Placid finisher 2008 (one of top swim times)
  • Multiple age group award winner across Long Island
  • Records top swim times at various endurance races
  • Works privately with South Shore Tri Coach athletes on tri-specific swim skills