Richard Jones

richard jones

Competing: A highly experienced triathlete and coach, Rich has raced pro at both Olympic and Long Distance, winning a number Home Nations Triathlon and Duathlon Titles, including British Elite Championship events at Sprint, Half Ironman and Ironman distances. Richard has won and set course records around the world including beating a world class field at Half Ironman UK Llanberis and first Brit at Ironman Hawaii 2003 (all achieved whilst holding down a full time job).

Coaching: Richard has now transferred his passion, practical knowledge and experience of triathlon to Performance coaching. Over the last 5 years Richard has developed his own coaching skills, achieving BTA Level 3 coach status, becoming a Welsh Performance Coach and continuing to develop himself through his own self-funded CPD. Richard coaches all abilities of athletes from entering your first triathlon to Performance elite athletes at all distances with a strong focus on long course.

Richard has trained with some of the best triathletes around the world along with world class coaches. Richard has transferred his coaching knowledge to his aspirational athletes to achieve some of the following results - European Olympic champions, World long course medallists, IM podium finishers, Hawaii IM qualifiers, winners of numerous UK domestic triathlon events, national swimming masters champions. Richard is passionate about helping all athletes succeed in what they want to achieve.