Coach Rhys joins WhittleFit!


IMG 7793We're very pleased to announce the arrival of a new triathlon and swimming coach to WhittleFit! Coach Rhys joins WhittleFit immediately and brings a wealth of knowledge with him, from extensive coaching and racing at the elite level.

Rhys believes in well-planned consistent progression, backed up with a strong testing protocol. Everyone is time-crunched, so every minute counts, so why waste it? 

Here's a quick snapshot of Rhys background and experience:

Coaching achievements and qualifications: 
 
  • Currently studying a masters in sports coaching 
  • BSc(hons) Sport and Exercise Science and another in Coach Education and Sports Performance 
  • BTF UKCC level 2 triathlon coach
  • NSCA certified strength and conditioning coach (CSCC)
  • ASA swim teacher
  • Cardiff-Met University triathlon/cycling performance director 
  • Welsh Triathlon BUCS University coach 
  • Coached age group to elite level athletes 
  • Coached athletes to Kona starts and representing GB at middle, Olympic and sprint distance championships

Rhys personal athletic achievement: 

  • Represented Wales many times at Home Nation Championships (senior and junior) 
  • 7x Welsh triathlon champion in sprint, Olympic, duathlon and middle distance triathlon
  • Raced as a pro at Ironman 70.3 events and British Elite series for several years 
  • Held the welsh 25-29 age group 1500m and 400m swimming record

 Rhys has limited coaching slots and many of them have gone already, so if you're interested in coaching please CONTACT US today!