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Club training sessions are carried out by qualified triathlon coaches unless stated otherwise, and cater for all levels of fitness and abilities. For details of times and locations of the training sessions see our timetable and for training passes click here.

shaunSAM DOUGLAS – STG Head Coach & Professional Triathlete 

Sam Douglas has been STG head coach since April 2017, Sam has a vast amount of training and racing experience under his belt which has seen him mixing it up in the professional ranks within Australia and around the world.

Sam holds a Bachelor of Education and is a Triathlon Australia accredited Performance Coach who coaches the Sydney Triathlon Group (STG) squad.

Sam offers group, personalised, and 1:1 triathlon coaching for all ages and abilities, delivered through weekly programs, across the following skills:

  • Swim squad training and skill development
  • Cycling skill, strength and speed development
  • Run technique and endurance improvement
  • Recovery, strength and conditioning recommendations and guidance

Sam runs triathlon camps and clinics to provide skill development workshops through to intensive training blocks in the lead up to races.

In addition to his coaching, Sam has been racing and training in the sport of triathlon for as long as he can remember. After qualifying as a professional triathlete at Noosa 2011 open olympic distance triathlon, he has raced in ITU, olympic and half ironman distance races in a professional capacity across the world.

Some of Sam’s race highlights to back up his coaching reputation: 

  • 2018 Challenge Melbourne 4th Place overall @ 3:45:00
  • 2018 Japan Ironman 70.3 3rd place overall  @ 4:05:48
  • 2017 Nepean Triathlon fastest bike split
  • 2017 Sydney Duathlon – Winner and Course record holder 
  • 2013 Syracuse 70.3 2nd place overall @ 04:09:28

Get in touch today to learn more about training with Sam and his upcoming schedule. Contact STG

Or check out Sam’s website here: samdouglastriathlon.com.au/