About Dan: Dan is an Olympic Triathlon Head Coach who began competing in triathlons in 1987 and coaching triathletes in 1989. During this time he has developed an intricate understanding of the sport and coached athletes of all shapes, sizes and abilities from all over the world.
Dan spent 9 years coaching full time with the British Triathlon World Class Programme, as well as Head Coaching at the 2008 Olympic Games, he also led winning teams at World and European Championships. His personal coaching results at Elite level include: 2 Olympians, 2 World Champions, 5 European Champions and over 10 National Champions. During his time at British Triathlon he set up and Head Coached the country’s leading High Performance Centre, in Loughborough, for 7 years, designed and then Head Coached British Triathlon’s world leading Olympic Development Programme for 5 years and has worked with and learnt from some of the Worlds’ best athletes, coaches and practitioners.
As an age group coach and personal trainer in both the UK and New Zealand Dan has helped people to achieve such varied goals as swimming 100m non stop to completing a 5k running race to winning World Age Groups. Results with Long Distance Athletes include several domestic IM wins as well as numerous PB’s in Ironman’s around the World. He is also a regular expert coach on the London Triathlon first timer training days, has spoken at numerous coaching conferences, written for 220 triathlon magazine and is a graduate of the UK Sport Elite Coach Programme, a 3 year intensive personal development course.