For the past 25+ years has successfully been coaching athletes of all abilities and ages, from first timers through to World Champions and Olympians. This has included athletes all over the world including the UK, Hong Kong, Australia, Japan, Dubai and the USA to name a few.
From February 2007 through to April 2013 he was a national coach with Triathlon Zealand including being a coach at the 2012 London Olympics. Before this he was a Professional Triathlete for 10 years following on from a sports related double degree from University.
Stephens role at Tri NZ involves many aspects within High Performance including;
- Support athlete relationships and season planning
- Pinnacle event planning
- Selection and appeals support
- Talent Development
- MTR coordination
- Coach coordination – training/facilitation
- MTR Trial Day and Testing