Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Ground Truck

James Sheehan

Sheehan Trucking Inc.
(a FedEx Ground contracted service provider)
Tennessee – Straight Truck Class Champion

The 2011 National Step Van Champion, James captured his fifth Tennessee title – this year in the Straight Truck Class – and qualified to become a member of the elite FedEx Aces team. James, of Sheehan Trucking Inc., which is contracted to provide service for FedEx Ground in Nashville, also claimed the Tennessee Step Van title in 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016. He has accumulated more than 500,000 accident-free miles by always anticipating the unexpected. Away from work, he enjoys sports, games and riding bikes. James and his wife Melissa have two children, David (22) and Peyton (18). The Sheehan family lives in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

  • FedEx Ground Driver James Sheehan
  • The Chairman's Challenge
  • FedEx Ground

Driver Information

Hometown: Hendersonville, Tenn.
Career Years Driving: 22
Years Representing FedEx: 19
Safe Driving Miles: 500,000

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category NTDC Finish
2011 Step Van 1st
2012 Step Van  
2015 Step Van  
2016 Step Van