Member Profile

Shawn Parkhurst
State:New York
QT2 Status:QT2 One-on-One Athlete
Bio: My name is Shawn Parkhurst, 25 years old and a graduate from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. I received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in K-12 Health/Physical Education and graduated with a 3.82 GPA (Summa Cum Laude). I recently completed my Masters of Science degree in Sport Administration from Canisius as well with a 4.0 GPA.
I currently hold teaching certificates in physical education and health education, as well as certifications from American Sport Education Program, NYS Handbook, and National Standards for Sport Coaches, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR/AED. I am a USA Swimming certified coach, a Level 2 ASCA Coach, and a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) through the National Pools and Spa Foundation.
Before college, I was a graduate of Mexico Academy; was a member of the Math and Science National Honor Societies. I was a three-sport varsity athlete with my main concentration on swimming. I was a team captain and an All-American in the 200 freestyle. I was a 9-event school record holder and currently hold over 30 pool records in the Central New York Area.
As part of the Canisius College Varsity Swim team, I was a 5-time Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Champion, 2012 Canisius Male Athlete of the Year, MAAC 1000 freestyle and 200 butterfly record holder, 3-time Canisius MVP, a member of the MAAC All-Academic team and a two-event NCAA Division I Championship qualifier. I also qualified and competed in the 2012 USA Open Water Olympic Trials, 2013 & 2014 FINA Open Water World Championship Trials. I was a member of the USA Swimming Open Water Select camp in 2014. I’ve recently competed in triathlons at the national level and have qualified to represent Team USA at the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Championships in Cozumel, Mexico.

Results & Upcoming Events

EventTimePlacement By Age Group Placement Overall Personal Record
Ironman 70.3 World Championship
September 10, 2017
00:00:00 * * no
USAT AGE Group National Campionships
August 13, 2017
01:03:00 4 * yes
USAT AGE Group National Championships
August 12, 2017
02:09:01 16 * no
National Capital Triathlon Ottawa (Olympic)
July 29, 2017
02:08:00 * 2 no
Musselman 70.3
July 16, 2017
04:51:00 2 * no
Ironman 70.3 Syracuse
June 18, 2017
05:10:00 10 * no
ATC Cooperstown Sprint
June 03, 2017
01:23:40 * 2 no
ITU World Championships-Cozumel
September 15, 2016
01:01:40 6 * yes
Clayton River Rat Sprint Tri
August 28, 2016
01:14:00 * 1 no
Old Forge Intermiediate Tri
August 14, 2016
01:41:00 * 2 no
Tour de Loop Road Race
August 06, 2016
01:17:01 9 * no
Musselman 70.3
July 10, 2016
04:30:01 * 5 yes
Ironman 70.3 Syracuse
June 19, 2016
05:03:00 11 * yes