Run, Swim & Cycle Coach & Remedial & Sports Masseur
Chris is British age-group athlete and a well travelled and experienced triathlon coach with a quick wit and great sense of humour.
He is a decorated British Army veteran who has successfully embraced a multitude of gruelling fitness and stamina challenges throughout his life, including the toughest physical and psychological endurance tests for elite British Forces.
Based in Scotland, UK, he is the 2017 Alaskaman Xtri (Extreme Triathlon) Masters Champion, finishing 4th overall. Chris has represented GB as an age group athlete at the ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships. He is also an Ironman and 70.3 World Championship qualifier.
Chris is a member of the Norseman Xtri black t-shirt finisher club. In 2018 alone, he successfully completed Xtri World Tour events, that included Celtman, Swissman, Swedeman and the ICON. Chris also enjoys undertaking ultra-running events.
He knows that dedication, commitment and action transfer your dream into a reality.
Chris’ coaching ethos is to provide athletes with honest, safe, well-researched and reliable training and advice. His fellow athletes and friends affectionately refer to Chris as the ‘Dark Knight’, due to his understated ‘stealth like’ ability to make steady progress in some of the toughest triathlon races in the world. He is renowned for his mental strength which allows him to remain focussed in adverse conditions.
Chris’ humility has guided him naturally from athlete to coach. For decades, he has successfully coached others in a variety of specialised skills. He has an extraordinary ability to put you at ease by considering both the physical and psychological preparation needed to overcome your challenges.
Chris is at the forefront of the latest developments in the science of the sport, and is always keen to enhance his knowledge to enhance his coaching.
Chris's qualifications also include:
British Triathlon Federation Level 2 Diploma Coach
Diploma Remedial & Sports Massage
Level 3 Sports Nutrition