Deb Doyle - Operating Partner
Deb first became a part of the Fleet Feet Pittsburgh family when she participated in our Half Marathon Training Program in the spring of 2011, and she became hooked. She then became a Mentor for other Fleet Feet training programs and eventually joined our team as the apparel buyer in April 2012.
Now Operating Partner, Deb oversees all store operations and brings a wealth of experience in this regard. Deb thoroughly enjoys being connected to the Pittsburgh running community, and is passionate about ensuring that our customers receive a memorable and premium experience each time they are in our store.
Deb ran her first full marathon in Columbus in October of 2013, qualifying for Boston. She has since run a number of marathons, half-marathons, and local races of varying distances. She set her marathon PR of 3:42:47 in Chicago in 2019. Deb lives in Mt. Lebanon with her husband and two children.
Timothy Lyman - Director of Training Programs
Timothy Lyman is a health & wellness professional specializing in fitness program development, management and coaching. He is an ACE-certified Health Coach, Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist, in addition to being a NASM-certified Performance Enhancement Specialist. He has coached cross-country teams at both the collegiate and high school levels, created and coached both large and small group fitness programs in a facility setting and has worked with individuals at all levels across all disciplines. His training focuses include health coaching, strength training, and running performance. He has been a resource for VeryWellFit, Elite Daily, NBC News, Insider, Shape, Byrdie, LiveStrong, PopSugar, Real Simple, Yahoo!, USA Today, Reviewed and Runner's World.
Angela Shine - Marketing Director
Angela is a Pittsburgh native and was a softball pitcher for most of her life. She has always had a deep passion for sports and is excited to bring that passion to Fleet Feet Pittsburgh. As the Marketing Director, Angela will evaluate and optimize marketing strategies for continued company growth and community engagement. She is happy to be working with a team of colleagues who all reveal their enthusiasm for their work and connections within the Pittsburgh community.
Prior to joining Fleet Feet Pittsburgh, Angela was the Special Events Manager for the Pittsburgh Pirates Organization. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing and Management from Penn State University. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, the outdoors, and time spent with her family, friends, and her beloved dog, Chopo.
Jen Cox - Retail Experience Manager @ Fleet Feet South Hills
Jen started running in college as a way to stay fit after retiring from competitive gymnastics. It’s been a part of her life ever since, which has made her a firm believer that running changes everything. Beyond supporting a healthy lifestyle, running has provided a mental escape, a social platform, and opportunities to engage in the community. Racing distances from 5K through marathon, Jen loves to compete against the clock and is always looking for that next PR. Jen has been a part of the Fleet Feet Pittsburgh team since 2019!
Jen is excited to turn her passion into a career at Fleet Feet, and share experiences with runners and walkers at all stages of the sport. In the meantime, you may see her running the hills of Mt. Lebanon, where she lives with her husband, Christian, and three daughters.
Jackie McLean - Inventory Coordinator / Outfitter
Jackie found distance running thanks to hungry Fleet Fleet runners who frequented Houlihan's every Thursday night after their runs, where she had been a manager. With their encouragement she joined the No Boundaries program in 2012. She ran her first 5k at the Great Race on her birthday. She was hooked. She got involved in various Fleet Feet Sports training programs and has completed numerous road races of various distances.
Jackie has been actively involved as a mentor in the No Boundaries program, where she shares her love of running and inspires others to start their own training, no matter what their ages! As Jackie's passion for running grew she said goodbye to the restaurant business and joined the Fleet Feet Pittsburgh team so she could share her love of running with others within the community.
Jackie and her husband Michael live in Greenoak with their four spoiled rescue beagles Chessey, Beardsley, Wottle and Petey.
Malcolm East - Outfitter
Malcolm is originally from Twickenham, a suburb of London. In 1976, after accepting a track scholarship from the University of Arkansas, he moved to the United States. He is a well-known marathon runner, with a personal best 2:11:35, which landed him 5th place in the Boston Marathon. He has placed first in the Pittsburgh, Copenhagen, and Columbus Marathons. Additionally, he placed 2nd in the San Diego Marathon, 3rd in the Rio de Janeiro Marathon, 5th in the Beppu Marathon in Japan, and 7th in the London Marathon. Previously, he was the British Record holder for completing a 30K in 1:32:00.
Bob Pikelis - Outfitter
Bob joined the Fleet Feet group in February of 2014 after retiring from a sales position with Nestle USA. Bob has been involved with the local running community for the past 32 years and can be seen at quite a few of the local races. He has run over a dozen marathons and was a part of the pacing team for the Baltimore Marathon. He was a part-time cross country coach at Canon-MacMillan in the late 1990’s and still likes to work with anyone looking to improve their running.
Bob lives in Canonsburg with his wife Anna and they both enjoy traveling, photography and exploring new areas of the country. He also enjoys playing golf, music, and the guitar in his spare time.
K.C. Wise - Outfitter
K.C. is a mom, wife and freelance writer/editor as well as a cheerleader for Fleet Feet and its training programs. With no prior running experience, she joined Fleet Feet's No Boundaries 5k training in 2014 to set a good example for her then 5-year-old son. Completing the program was such a great experience that she has trained and mentored in Fleet Feet's 5k, 10k and marathon training programs ever since. K.C. loves that through mentoring and working part-time in the store, she meets lots of people who are making positive changes and gets to help them turn "I can't" into "I did."
Maggie M. - Outfitter
Maggie started running when she was 8 years old and fell in love with it. She ran Cross Country and Track while growing up in Cleveland, OH. After graduating high school, Maggie continued her running career at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA. After graduating college, she began exploring the outdoors through backpacking and trail running, which lead to her running The 2021 Buckeye Trail 50K. Maggie's childhood dream has been to run in the Boston Marathon. Maggie achieved her dream this year at the 2022 Boston Marathon and qualified for the 2023 Boston Marathon - we are so proud of her!
Outside of working at Fleet Feet, Maggie works with elementary school kids through various educational programs in the City of Pittsburgh. Maggie's next goal is to hike the Appalachian Trail and compete in a 100 mile trail race!
Erica V. - Outfitter
Meet Erica! Erica was a part of the Fleet Feet Pittsburgh team from 2010 – 2014. After 8 busy years of raising her three lovely daughters in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, she was ready to join the Fleet Feet Pittsburgh team again. We couldn't be happier to welcome Erica back to our team! Erica started running in college for fun and she eventually fell in love with the sport. She has been competitivity running since 2004.
Erica’s favorite time of the day to run is morning and her favorite place to run is the Montour Trail! Outside of running and working at Fleet Feet South Hills, you can often find Erica playing tennis with her friends. Erica is also a dog lover; we are dog friendly at both Fleet Feet Pittsburgh locations!
Tim May - Outfitter
Meet Tim; a Marine Corps Veteran. Tim was in the Marines from 2008 - 2015 and earned a purple heart in Afghanistan in 2011. Tim is from Mount Lebanon and was a sprinter at Mount Lebanon High School. He shifted towards distance running while he was in the Marines and now truly enjoys long runs. Tim is currently a college student studying Cyber Security and is excited to continue his education here in Pittsburgh.
Outside of working at Fleet Feet Pittsburgh and attending college classes, Tim enjoys night runs, gardening, cooking, and any excuse to be outside! Tim also has two golden retrievers, Skadi and Tally, who also run with him!
Tim has two goals he wants to achieve by the end of 2023; The Pittsburgh Half Marathon and The Chicago Full Marathon.
Leslie S. - Outfitter
Leslie was heavily involved in sports growing up and running was her go to workout to stay in shape. In college, Leslie began running with friends and truly enjoyed the social aspect of running with friends. Leslie is a morning runner and loves to run on roads and trails! She is a huge soccer fan and her favorite team is the USA Women's National Team. Outside of working at Fleet Feet and being a mom, Leslie is an avid book reader and spends a lot of her free time at her favorite book store or favorite local coffee shop.
Jon Fisher - Running Club Coach
Jon’s running adventure began a decade ago when the 5K race some friends asked him to join ended up being five miles long. He was hooked. He moved to Pittsburgh in the summer of 2014 with his wife Jody, and began running with Fleet Feet soon after. In addition to countless half-marathons and other road races, Jon has completed the Pittsburgh Marathon three times. He is both an RRCA and USATF-certified coach with a passion for helping runners not only fall in love with the sport, but conquer new goals whether it's their first 10K, half or full marathon.