Doug grew up in Vestal, NY, and received a Bachelor's degree in 2002 from Cornell University, where he was a member of the rowing team. After graduating, he served as an officer with the United States Navy from 2002-2006. Upon finishing graduate school at the University of Michigan in 2008, he moved to Colorado to start a career in triathlon.
Doug also races professionally, and now lives in Ithaca, NY. www.rundmcracing.com