Dougal has been competing at an elite level in endurance sport since 2007 and has coached athletes at all levels of ability since 2014. He comes from a multisport and adventure racing background but has been involved in long distance triathlon for the past five years also. He enjoys working with athletes in both the off road and road-based formats and prefers a personal and individualised coaching approach. He offers limited coaching spots each season with a view to working closely with each athlete to understand their specific needs and create a training approach that works within their unique lifestyle parameters. COACHING QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE Bachelor of Physical Education (1st class honours) Strength & Conditioning Coach with HPSNZ (2014-2016) Assistant Coach with Peak Endurance (Val Burke) 2014-2016 TriNZ Accredited Coach Professional Multisport, Adventure Racing and Ironman athlete