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 Our Head Coach Accomplishments 

Academic Background:

  • Bachelor of Art, Sport Administration (VUT)

  • Master Practitioner Neuro Linguistic Programming

  • MBA (Swinburne University)

  • Level 2 Triathlon Coach

  • Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach

  • Level 1 swim coach

Professional Background:

  • Lecturer (Victoria University – Sports Sponsorship)

  • Multi Sport Coaching for 15 years

  • Swim Coaching for 25 years

  • Former Professional Triathlete (2004-2007)

  • Commentary at 2005 Tasmanian Half Ironman

  • Commentary at 2007 Ironman Western Australia

  • Commentary at 2008 Geelong 70.3

  • Commentary at Gatorade series 4 race at Portarlington

  • Published Author

Personal Goals:

Deliver my knowledge to as many athletes as possible:
Surfing, eating chocolate

 

Sporting Career Highlights:
  • 3rd Male 30-34 Ironman Western Australia 2004

  • Age Group Swim Record Holder Ironman Western Australia 2004

  • 1st out of the Water Australian Ironman 2005

  • 1st out of the Water WA Ironman 2005

  • Unbeaten in the Swim over Half Ironman distance since 2005

  • Being recognised as the fastest Swimmer in Ironman Triathlon in Australia (Swim Course record WA Ironman 2004)

  • Turning Professional in 2004 and winning first Ironman swim

  • 3rd overall Rydges Capricorn Half Ironman in 2005

  • Multi top 5 finisher over half Ironman distance

  • 1st Alpine Challenge 200k Road Race 2006

  • Racing in Europe in 2006

  • 2 x Top 20 Finish over Full Ironman Distance 2005 and 2006

  • 4th overall in Rottnest Island channel Swim 2009

Coaching Accomplishments:

Ironman and Multisport Coaching:

  • Multi Sport Coaching, Junior Development and Athlete Management

  • 4 x transition from Age Group to Pro licence holders (ITU and Long Course Racing)

  • 2 x Asia pacific Ironman 70.3 AG Champions

  • 3 x Australian AG 70.3 Champions

  • 1 x top 5 overall ITU Olympic distance Asian Championships

  • 1 x Ironman Asia Pacific Ironman champion

  • 1 x Ironman Asia Pacific Ironman podium

  • 1 x Top 5 overall finisher 70.3

  • 2nd in Australian Elite Duathlon Championships​

  • Multiple Australian Long Course AG Champions

  • Multiple Top 10 overall finisher 70.3

  • Multiple Gatorade Triathlon series AG winners

  • Gatorade Elite Series Podiums

  • 20+ to Ironman 70.3 AG world championships

  • 20+ Athletes to Ironman World Championships (Hawaii)

  • Multiple athletes to achieve World Long course Championships

  • Multiple athletes to achieve 10 x Ironman finishes

  • Multiple athletes to achieve 5 x Ironman finishes

  • Over 600 Ironman finishes

  • Over a 1000 70.3 finishes

  • Multiple Athletes to World Championships qualification across all distances

  • Have worked individually with multiple professional Ironman and Olympic distance athletes on swimming technique, biomechanics speed and strategy.

  • Management of Past and Current Professional Triathletes

  • Multiple Overall podium finishers at 70.3 racing around the world

Junior High Performance Triathlon:

 

  • 1 x Australian ITU Youth Champion

  • 1 x Australian ITU series Champion

  • 1 x ITU Junior World Championship Qualifier

  • 2nd ITU Youth Australian Championships

  • 2nd School Sport Australia Nationals

  • Multiple Top 5 finisher in School Sport Australia Nationals

Specialist Coaching and Strength and Conditioning:

  • 1 x Successful candidate to Special Air Service (SAS) 

  • 1 x Successful candidate to Special Emergency Response Team QLD (SERT)

  • Multiple candidates to Special Operations Group VIC (SOG)

  • Suzuki Australia Superbike & Motocross Squad Coach 

Academic Background:

 

  • Advanced Certificate in Automotive Development

  • Level 1 Triathlon Coach

Personal Goals:

Continue to improve Triathlon results and help others achieve their potential

Sporting Career Highlights:

Professional Triathlon

  • 2008 China Ironman 16th

  • 2004 Busselton Ironman 8th

  • 2004 Nt Territory long course 2nd

  • 2004 Cairns Half Ironman 2nd

  • 2004 Gold Coast Half Ironman 4th

  • 2004 Tassie Half Ironman 6th

  • 2004 Torquay long course 5th

  • 2004 Ironman qualifying series 2nd

  • 2003 Torquay long course 3rd

  • 2003 Japan Ironman 6th

Age Group Triathlon

  • 2002 Forster Ironman 1st in age group 15th Overall

  • 2002 Torquay long course 1st in age group 5th Overall

  • 2001 Yeppoon ½ Ironman 1st in age group 3rd Overall

  • 2001 Hawaii Ironman 23rd in age group, 128th Overall 

  • 2001 Australian Ironman 5th in age group and 30th Overall

Running:

  • 2001 Japan Marathon 16th out right (2:41 min)

  • 1999 Melbourne Marathon 8th out right (2:37 min)

Coaching Accomplishments:

  • 1 x 70.3 AG World Champion (Raeleigh Harris)

  • Multiple athletes to Ironman 70.3 AG world championships

  • Multiple athletes to Ironman World Championships (Hawaii)

  • Multiple athletes to World Long course Championships

  • Multiple athletes to 5 x Ironman finishes

  • 50+ Ironman finishes

  • 100+ 70.3 finishes

  • Multiple Gatorade Triathlon series AG winners