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Kaytee Petross

Summit Performance Coaching

Troutdale, OR

[email protected]


Personal Coaching utilizing individualized programs unique to each athlete's working environment, abilities, and needs.

Long Course Triathlon (70.3)
Ironman Distance
Short course (Sprint, Olympic)
Half Marathon

Kaytee brings more than nine years of multisport experience to the Summit Performance coaching team. As an elite amateur triathlete, Kaytee has consistently won her age group or placed first overall among the amateur females and has consistently placed high overall, competing with many professionals in the sport. One of her greatest accomplishments includes winning the F25 division at Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Clearwater, Florida.

After Kaytee’s first sprint distance triathlon in 2002, she continued to gain strength in the sport. She soon progressed, and has subsequently found her specialty in the half ironman as well as Ironman. Kaytee loves sharing her passion and knowledge of the sport with others and helping individuals achieve what they never thought possible.

Whether you want to complete your first sprint distance triathlon or you’re striving to set a personal best in a long course triathlon, 10k, or marathon, Kaytee enjoys working with all levels of athletes and race distances. Ensuring the use of a periodized training plan and a holistic approach, Kaytee will help prepare you for your event both mentally and physically, focusing on preparing you for optimal race day execution. These variables are critical to a successful race and helping you achieve your goals.

In addition to coaching and racing, Kaytee holds a fulltime job and understands the challenges of balancing work, life, training, and racing. Kaytee’s coaching style is in line with those of the Summit Performance team, and your goals as well as specific life constraints are all taken into consideration in your personalized training plan.

Recent Athletic Achievements and Highlights-
2006 San Diego Rock N’ Roll Marathon, 3:29 qualified for Boston
2007 Boston Marathon, 3:19
2009 Portland Marathon, 3:16
2009 California International Marathon, 3:08

Half/Full Ironman
2007 Lake Stevens 70.3  5:01, 1st AG, 2nd AG Female OA, Qualified for Clearwater
2007 Vineman 70.3  4:57, 4th AG, 17th OA, Qualified for Clearwater
2007 Hulaman Half Iron  5:01, 1st AG, 2nd Amateur Female OA
2007 Ford Ironman 70.3 World Championship  4:37, 1st AG W25-29
2008 Boise 70.3  4:56, 2nd AG, 6th Female Amateur OA
2008 Lake Stevens 70.3  4:51, 1st AG, 1st Female Amateur OA
2008 Ironman Canada  10:49, 5th AG
2009, Hulaman Half Iron  4:37, 1st Amateur Female OA
2010, Boise 70.3  5:07, 3rd AG
2010, Vineman 70.3  4:44 , 3rd Amateur Female OA, 2nd AG
2010, Ironman Wisconsin  10:35, 2nd Amateur Female OA, 2nd AG

Short course
2009 Blue Lake Olympic  2:16, 1st AG, 4th Female OA
2009, Spokane Olympic Triathlon  2:18, 1st Female OA
2010 Blue Lake Olympic  2:16, 1st Female OA