John Mayer is 51 years old and is a retired U.S. Army Green Beret. John now serves as a Motor Officer, Deputy Sheriff for the Desoto County Sheriff’s Department. John has been a competitive runner and bicyclist his whole life. For the past 5 years, he has been racing triathlons ranging from Sprint, Olympic, and Ironman distances. John has placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, in most races. In 2017, he qualified for the Trek Elite Athlete Program. In March of 2018, John became a certified USAT Triathlon Coach. John has now qualified for the National Championships in the Olympic distance triathlon in Cleveland, Ohio 2018. John says that he constantly studies and evaluates training programs to give him the edge that he needs to be competitive in his division. John takes his physical training and fitness very serious and he loves what he does. John says that racing triathlons is the most rewarding thing he’s done in his career.