our coaches

 

The Windrush coaching team look forwards to seeing you at a session soon. If you have any questions or feedback on coaching please contact Head Coach, Rebecca Goodwin

 

Head Coach / Lucy Hurn

Head CoachRebecca Goodwin

Qualifications: BTF Triathlon Coach Level 2+

Background before Triathlon: Sailing

What inspires me to coach: I love to see how through the disciplines of triathlon, a positive impact on lives and skills it brings athletes as they become better equipped to face the challenges that life inevitably bring. Helping athletes achieve their goals what ever their challenge and being a part of their journey to achieve it.

Personal achievements: 

  • 2019 European Champion Middle Distance 1st 30–34

  • 2018 & 2019 European Championships Standard Distance 3rd 30–34 

  • 2017 British Champion Standard Distance 1st 30–34

1-2-1 coaching: 

If you are looking for a more personalised approach to your training or a one-off technique session please feel free to contact me on coaching@windrushtri.co.uk


Emily Robinson

Emily Robinson

Qualifications: BTF Triathlon Coach Level 2

Background before Triathlon: Competitive Swimming

What inspires me to coach: Having started teaching swimming in 2004 and with swim coaching qualifications in both New Zealand and Canadian I have taught a wide range of abilities, ages and confidence. Starting with being relaxed in the water is key for me and then I teach progressively from this point. Sessions are very much focused on technique and of course having fun. 

Personal achievements: 

  • Emily was a competitive pool swimmer for 10 years before moving into open water swimming and has finally ended up in triathlon (plus short dabble in underwater hockey, which is a real thing!)


Audrey Livingstone

Audrey Livingston

Qualifications: BTF Triathlon Coach Level 3

Background before Triathlon: Open water Swimming

What inspires me to coach: My experiences and background in health/fitness/strength and conditioning helps me understand the needs of the athlete at all levels. In my spare time I am also a Triathlon Race Official and volunteer on the London Region Triathlon Committee as the Coaching Co-ordinator.

Personal achievements: 

  • Audrey has competed in over 80 events including triathlons/aquathlons/5k and 10k runs/half marathons and a number of sportives!

1-2-1 coaching: 

  • If you are looking for a more personalised approach to your training or a one-off technique session please feel free to contact me on audrey@alphafitness.me.uk


Deborah Lloyd

Deborah Lloyd

Qualifications: BTF Triathlon Coach Level 2

Background before Triathlon: Weight-lifting

What inspires me to coach: Since 2015 I have been a fully qualified triathlon coach and over the past couple of years joined and worked with the staff team at TriCamp in Majorca working as an assistant coach, where I learnt an enormous amount about coaching on a full time basis. I really enjoy the coaching experience and look for any constructive feedback…

Personal achievements: 

  • 2018 + 2017 European Championships Standard Distance 3rd 55-54

  • 2017 British Champion Sprint Distance 3rd 55-54


Nick Flower

Nick Flower

Qualifications: BTF Triathlon Coach Level 2
 
Background before Triathlon: Competitive swimming
 
What inspires me to coach: Having been the athlete for most of my life, I wanted to pass on some of my knowledge and become one of the coaches. Coaching has given me the opportunity to help others learn and develop as triathletes; I really love seeing the amazing improvements people are making in the club. I am interested in the performance side of coaching and also enjoy providing the team with some challenging swim sets!
 
Personal achievements: 

  • 2018 World Championships Standard Distance 13th 30-34

  • 2018 European Championships Standard Distance 10th 30-34


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Alex Rhodes

Qualifications: BTF Triathlon Coach Level 2
 
Background before Triathlon: Football
 
Personal achievements: 

  • Elite Xterra Cross Triathlete


Lois Barnby

Lois Barmby

Qualifications: BTF Triathlon Coach Level 2

Background before Triathlon: Cake!

What inspires me to coach: I focus on running and coaching the juniors in a vital role to delivering fun, engaging, supportive and developmental sessions for children learning the three sports in triathlon.

Personal achievements: 

  • 2015 London League 3rd 40-44


Ben Dolman

Ben Dolman

Qualifications: BTF Triathlon Coach Level 1

Background before Triathlon: Skiing

What inspires me to coach: I have enormous energy and passion for the all things tri and it has helped introduce more friends to the sport with the focus of a healthier lifestyle not just quick times. This enthusiasm has led me into coaching and in 2016 I qualified as a BTF Level 1 coach and currently completing the Level 2 course.

Personal achievements: 

  • When starting triathlon Ben couldn’t manage more than 50m front crawl fast forward to today and he has completed 30+ races of varying distances across the country!


Sam Blackburn

Sam Blackburn

Qualifications: BTF Triathlon Coach Level 2
 
What inspires me to coach: Being a psychologist by profession it's all about healthy body and healthy mind, but most importantly enjoying what you do. Most people know I am not the most competitive but still believe in giving everything your best effort, that goes for training too!
 
Personal achievements: 

  • Sam did her first triathlon as part of her ‘30 before 30’ list, and loved it so much she wanted to do more so joined her local club Windrush and she’s not looked back!

 


Anna Leask

Anna Leask

Qualifications: ASA Swimming Coach Level 2, ASA Swimming Teacher Level 2 

Background before Triathlon: Open water Swimming

What inspires me to coach: I’m passionate about helping people achieve their swim potential. I’ve been teaching and coaching children and adults since 2014 in individual, small group and full class environments. At all times my focus is to teach good technique for open water and triathlon swimming whilst also delivering enjoyable sessions.

Personal achievements: 

  • Anna’s completed a number of marathon swims over the last 7 years including several Dart 10km swims, a non wetsuit 28km 2 person relay of Lake Zurich (2013), and 3 person relay of Galway Bay (2018).  


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Ellie Riley

Qualifications: BTF Triathlon Coach Level 1
 
Background before Triathlon: Running
 
What inspires me to coach: Recognising the positive impact that triathlon has had on my health and wellbeing, I was inspired to move into coaching to help others experience the same.

Personal achievements: 

  • 2017 World Championships Standard Distance 41st 30-34

  • 2018 European Championships Aquabike 15th 35-39

  • 2018 Ironman Italy 24th 35-39