Andrew Abakhan

Physical Synergy

Triathlon, Ironman & Multisport consultant - Strength and Conditioning Provider - 30 years of endurance sport experience - Triathlete competing internationally at World Championship in Age-group Olympic and Ironman distances. - Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 2 - Physiotherapist and Sports Scientist - (University of Victoria, BC, Canada) - PgDip in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (AUT) - Masters Science(health practice) (AUT) Strength and Conditioning

Dougal Allan

DA Endurance Ltd.

Dougal has a background in elite long distance triathlon and multisport but offers a coaching service specialising in competitors of all levels. His favourite coaching challenge is working on time efficient training for people with busy personal and professional schedules who wish to make maximum benefit from minimum training opportunities.

Tim Brazier

Fitter Coaching

An age group and High Performance, Triathlon and Mulitsport Coach based in Wanaka. BPhEd, MPhED, Olympic Coach, 2012, 2016.

Annalie Brown

ABC Coaching

My goal is to help you achieve yours. Whatever triathlon distance you’ve set your sights on. Or any endurance event for that matter. The training journey is as important as the destination. Knowing how to get started, balancing life with training, and ensuring the body stays up for the challenge are key to making sure you get to the start of your event, and in the best shape to finish it. For more info visit

Ally Boggs

Ally Boggs Swim Clinic

A well established swim technique coach in the NZ Triathlon community, Ally communicates with passion and enthusiasm sharing her phenomenal knowledge and experience with all those who dare to believe. One-on-one swim, bike and run technique tuition focusing on efficiency, strength and ultimately speed, Ally also provides injury rehab and prevention skills and tips. Triathlon programs from sprint to Ironman distances. Visit for more information.

Billy Bowman

Fit for Fun

Billy is a well-rounded multisport enthusiast who enjoys self-propelled adventures. He enjoys delving deep into the hurt locker on race day and continues to subject himself to the masochistic ritual of Ironman triathlon. With a pool and open water swimming background and 10 years of experience as a swim coach, he brings the technical expertise and enthusiasm required to get the most out of all our triathletes.

Sue Brewster

Creative Tri Coaching

Sue’s triathlon career started back in 2002 with a woman’s only event and from there she has gone on to compete in two Ironman races along with representing New Zealand in both the ITU World Championships for Long Course and Standard Distance Triathlon. Sue has also competed in many half Ironman events in New Zealand and overseas.

Paul Cadman

Elevate Coaching

Paul creates personalised, focused and effective plans that take the guesswork out of your training. I coach athletes of all abilities competing in various events from Ironman to Multi Sport. I understand that athletes have individual goals and lives and will provide you the support you need to prepare you to achieve your individual peak performance. I know when you have maximum fun you’ll persist, master your goals and thrive. Knowing your ‘Why’ will help unlock your potential.

Peter Campbell

Campbell Coaching

22 years competing and coaching in Triathlon. Based in Mt Maunganui, with an emphasis on enjoyment of the sport and open water swimming.

Rebecca Clarke

Foot Traffic Endurance Sport Coaching

Triathlon NZ Accredited coach , Professional Triathlete, Bachelor of Physical Education. Triathlon is a huge part of my life and I enjoy giving back to the sport and helping others achieve their sporting goals. Whether that is a PB, adopting a healthy lifestyle or target world champs.

Simon Cochrane

Athletic Peak

COACH SIMON COCHRANE Simon's experience and well rounded background will have you prepared for which ever event you are training for. His approach is to get you to the start line in the best possible shape, having enjoyed the process along the way. Calculated, Structured and Fun.

Lucy Cotterill

Lucy Cotterill

My coaching focus is getting people into the sport. It’s targeted towards beginner and intermediate level triathletes. I focus on building confidence across all three disciplines and motivate them to achieve their goals. I take the time to get to know and understand their lives, goals and how to achieve them. It’s important to me that my athletes enjoy the sport they’re participating in and never forget their why and see them recognise what they’re capable of.

Gina Crawford

Gina Crawford Coaching

I am focused on coaching athletes of all ages and abilities mostly over the half ironman and ironman distance. I design individual plans that fit in with your lifestyle. For more information please visit

Rob Dallimore

Foot Traffic Endurance Sport Coaching

Rob adopts a number of different techniques to train his athletes and keep them injury free, such as optimizing training zones, monitoring power, pace and heart rate, strength training, nutrition and adequate rest and recovery. Rob enjoys helping those athletes who are keen to learn. He works with athletes who want to reach that next level in their performance and who are prepared to look beyond ways that they are used to training to achieve this.

Louise Dumee

Positively Active Performance and Health Management

I believe in blending a functional strength and condition training plan with an athlete’s lifestyle as my passion is assisting athletes in having a well balanced body, therefore I incorporate a lot of injury prevention strategies, as well as nutrition advice to assist in performance and recovery. I am always continuing to educate myself in as many aspects as I can within triathlon to provide the best information and plans for each and everyone of my clients to help them achieve their goals.

Benjamin Eitelberg

Kaitiaki Endurance Sports

A Triathlon New Zealand Level 3 (2017) accredited and XTERRA certified coach, Ben founded Kaitiaki Endurance Sports, a group that trains and competes with a purpose. Ben’s mission is to encourage more people to immerse themselves in nature through physical activity, whilst taking action to preserve the environment through the Athletes for Nature campaign. His coaching services include plant-based nutrition guidance.

Craig Fleming

Craig Fleming

Hi, I'm Craig and I'm a former time trial specialist that fell in love with the sport of Triathlon. I will be be doing Tri specific programming, but my real specialty is in strength and conditioning. I have been working in S and C professionally since 2014 and have worked with people of all abilities from Olympic level to severely disabled. I look forward to working with others who are also passionate about the sport!

Kylie Frost

Twisted Sisters

I have a unique perspective on what it takes to achieve a dream. Having overcome severe health issues to complete Ironman New Zealand with the help of some amazing people. I now help people like myself to over come their own obstacles to achieve their own dreams

John Hellemans

John Hellemans

Longest living triathlon coach in New Zealand.

Gareth Holebrook

Foot Traffic Endurance Sport Coaching

Multiple (25x) Ironman and Ultra Distance Finisher. Kiwiman XTRI Double Finisher. Professional Business, Leadership and Health Coach.

Kent Horner

My Training Day

Kent is knowledgeable, passionate and above all genuinely interested in his athletes. He has a knack for making athletes believe in themselves and helping them achieve goals they never thought were possible.

Dave Hunter

Hunter Movement

We specialise in helping people get the most out of training with personalised plans to suit your busy life. Whether you're just starting out or chasing a PB we can help. Based in Christchurch, we focus on using strength and conditioning to help prevent injuries and improve performance. Check us out online at or @huntermovementcoaching

Merryn Johnston

Peak Endurance Wanaka

I have combined my personal experiences in sport with a teaching degree to connect with my athletes at their individual level. Alongside endurance sport coaching I also coach and teach swimming to adults. I believe the #1 priority to athlete success is getting the balance right between health, training, work and family. It's a privilege to support people to achieve their endurance goals - big and small!

Jo Knight

Jo Knight Coaching/Mojo Coaching

I'm an endurance coach based in Wanaka. I have a Bachelor of Phys Ed degree from the University of Otago- majoring in Exercise Prescription and Management. My programs are written from a sports science perspective, which I then fit to your lifestyle in order to get the most effective training program specifically for YOU. I have 14 years of coaching experience, where I have worked with beginners through to NZ age-group reps. I have Tri NZ Level 1 certification Bike NZ Level 1 certification

Cameron Lamont

Cameron Lamont

Cameron has been coaching for over 15 years, He is currently working as High Performance Manager and National coach for Swiss Triathlon as well as being Head Coach at the Wildcats Swiss Triathlon Team. He also is running is own coaching business also on Instagram coach_camlam

Andrew Mackay

Boost Coaching Ltd.

Boost Coaching will help you prepare for your next endurance event by providing accountability to a proven structure of effective training methods that are integrated into the time demands of daily life. Whether you race to beat your personal best or to win your age group, Boost provides training programs customized for your goals, ability and training time.

Karen Markin

Swim Markin

Level 1 Tri NZ coach based in Bay of Islands.

Nathan Martin

Change Fitness

Passionate, hard working and supportive coach. 100% committed to helping you bring out your best and find your finish line.

Tess Mattern

Tess Mattern

I grew up a competitive swimmer and swam through Uni in the states. In 2010 I started competing in Triathlon and whilst getting my masters in nutrition, also got certified as a triathlon coach. I coached for Colorado State Triathlon Team for 6 years before moving to Christchurch in 2018. I began coaching with the Canterbury Triathlon Academy, and have continued working with them since.I also coach a wide range of adults in both NZ and USA through my own coaching business.

Merle Maud

Swim Smooth Auckland & EndureIQ

I love working with people, and through sport, it is even more rewarding. We set goals and use effective coaching methodologies to embark on the journey to achieve not only results but also a lifestyle that motivates us to remain active. I believe in using science to guide the structure but also understanding that the athlete is a person juggling with everyday life to become better.

Jeff McGrath

J M Endurance

Jeff has more than 30 years’ experience in the sport of triathlon. His passion for this sport has seen him training and racing around the world, involved with administration and management roles at club level, and international level with Triathlon NZ teams management. Jeff has competed over the Ironman distance 20 times, including 12 times in New Zealand where is a member of the Ironman NZ Hall of Fame, and 6 times at the holy grail of Kona.

Bevan McKinnon

Fitter Ltd

BEVAN MCKINNON is an IRONMAN University Certified Coach, Triathlon NZ Level 3 Accredited Coach, Bike NZ Coach and a qualified NETFIT Strength and Conditioning Coach. He has coached Pro Triathletes to multiple IRONMAN and 70.3 wins and been instrumental in helping a large number of AG Triathletes achieve their dream of qualifying for Kona. As an elite level triathlete Bevan has won the Age Group World Championships in Kona, ITU Long Course and the 70.3 distance.

Blake Miller

Ascend Coaching

My coaching is based out of Tauranga. After studying Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Otago I have begun leading the Triathlon Tauranga youth squad alongside as well as co-coaching a swim squad. My main focus areas are around efficient swimming and I have a passion for helping youth flourish.

Craig Moore

Coach Craig Moore

I specialise in providing a safe and friendly coaching environment to allow both triathlon beginners and experienced triathletes the platform to achieve their goals. Craig also offers classes, mentoring and online coaching.

John Newsom

NZ Multisport & Triathlon Centre

Coach John has been competing in triathlon since 1991 and a full time coach since 2004. In that time he has guided athletes from finishing their first triathlon to qualifying for the Hawaii Ironman and world championship events, all the way up to winning ITU World Cup events. John has had the opportunity to train alongside some of the greatest athletes of all time such as double Olympic medalist Bevan Docherty, world champions Craig Alexander, Jenny Rose and Debbie Nelson to name a few.

Finian Orr

Auckland City Tri Club Coach

I am a triathlon coach for the juniors at Auckland City Tri Club. I am committed to growing the sport of triathlon and helping young people learn and achieve their goals.

Graham Park

Coach G Force

Coaching Philosophy: TO BE THE BEST....TRAIN WITH THE BEST...TRAIN HARD ...VERY HARD The goal of coaching is to develop the ‘best you can be on race day’ Triathlete, a person who has the fitness, physical skill, knowledge, focus and confidence to accomplish his or her goals. I focus on the aerobic system, as it is the primary determinant of endurance athletic performance. The aerobic system is the most efficient energy system in the body, and it produces the fewest negative by-products.

Sam Petty

Team Petty

My primary coaching focuses are on triathlon and athletics, but I have in the past spent time as the head coach of a swim club. I am active myself and enjoy competing when it fits around work and family life. Inspiring the next generation to reach their goals is one of the main drivers for me being a coach.

Ben Pulham


Ben Pulham is the founder of Coached, a personalised training programme that helps you optimise, track and enjoy your training. A former elite triathlete who has represented New Zealand at Triathlon World Championships, World Cups, and the Olympic Trials, Ben is a sought-after endurance coach who has worked with thousands of athletes and many global brands, including Under Armour, Nike, P&G, Apple, Standard Chartered, Facebook, Cisco, and BMW.

Sierra Ryland

Sparkle Fitness NZ Ltd

I create running and triathlon programmes for women. My aim is to help women training effectively without leaking. I empower my clients to work with their bodies! ​ My plans include options to train with your menstrual cycle and options to tailor plans to your individual needs. ​ I also offer group classes and 1-1 strength and conditioning sessions at my Karori Studio. ​ Whether you are starting out or aiming for a marathon or Ironman, I have an option for you.

Gerard Smith

Mr Smiths Coaching

Coaching is about far more than just a training plan. To me coaching is about providing the environment and support you need to reach your goals. For some this is the accountability of regular checkups by the coach, for others it is helping to make sure training is executed appropriately, and for others it may be that support is only needed occasionally to prepare for events or when things aren't going to plan. That's why I provide different coaching options, so we can make it work for you.

Russell Smith

Go Beyond Limits

Russell has been involved in triathlons since 1986 and coaching for close to 20 years. He has a huge amount of experience across all triathlon distances, having racing in the Hawaiian Ironman twice and won a World Champ title in the Standard distance. Russell is also a Swim Smooth accredited swim coach and has been working with and coaching swimmers at Swim Smooth Hamilton since 2016

Walter Thorburn

Go2max Endurance Coaching

I am passionate about showing people the right pathway to success putting people closer to their goals every day while keeping the FUN-damentals in place for sustainable fitness. Keeping it enjoyable. I have coached and guided triathletes to New Zealand and world age group titles since 2001 as well as top 3 results in the Speights Coast to Coast along with NZs premier marathons as a full time professional coach.

Chris Willett

Perimeter Coaching

Perimeter Coaching is the brainchild of Chris Willett on his ongoing quest to ensure that athlete education stands at the forefront of coaching practice! As a qualified teacher and 8 years at the chalk-face, his mind turned to helping other athletes reach their fitness goals. Starting in the gym setting as a personal trainer in NZ and London, England, it was his move to Canada that started his real passion for endurance sports!

Mike Wright

Foot Traffic Endurance Sport Coaching

Mike is a Tri NZ certified coach and member of the Hamilton Tri club. With 10+ years experience in triathlon he has managed to become highly competitive in all distances while balancing the demands of working full time and a young family. Mike enjoys helping athletes achieve their goals by developing plans based on the athlete’s ability and time available. Excellent at analysing training and racing data and keeping the training interesting, challenging, rewarding, and achievable.

Stephen Farrell

Fit for Fun coaching

Stephen has 30 years of triathlon experience, both as a coach and competitor and is currently the head coach for North Harbour Triathlon Club. Prior to that, he was the High Performance Director for Triathlon New Zealand from 2004 to 2008.