Glasgow Triathlon Club has a dedicated team of qualified, enthusiastic and experienced coaches. The coached club sessions offer a focused, year-round training programme for all abilities.
We are always happy to help members to gain Triathlon Scotland qualifications so that they can further assist with the coaching of the club’s sports sessions.
Vicky Begg, lead coach
Level 3 Triathlon Coach ; Triathlon Scotland Tutor (Level 1, Level 2); currently studying MSc Psychology of Sport
Vicky has 24 years of triathlon experience – and a wealth of coaching knowledge. She has personally achieved some great sporting results, including a gold in the World Age Group Sprint Triathlon Championships. Her coaching philosophy is that you can always be better than you imagine.
Level 2 Triathlon coaches
Jo Gemmell, Hannah Kemlo, Sean Webster, John Lund, Rose McIlwhan.
Level 1 Triathlon coaches
Nick Green, Duggie Mac, Ian Ramage, Billy Cameron, David Wilson, Karine Salin, Paul Gallagher.
Wendy Gorman, youth section head coach
Level 2 Triathlon Coach; Level 2 Swim Teacher; UKCC L2 Swimming Coach; support coach for Triathlon Scotland’s IRC Scottish Squad (tristars 2 & 3); currently studying MSc in Sports Coaching.
Wendy has 15 years of triathlon racing experience across all distances. She has represented GB in the European Championships in both Duathlon and Triathlon Olympic Distance. She has more recently dedicated herself to leading the coaching of the fast growing junior section of the club.
Other youth coaches
Level 2 Triathlon Coach
Erin McLeod (GTC Youth Section administrator)
Level 1 Triathlon Coach
Mike Donaldson, Matt Skilling
The club relies on a volunteer committee to steer it forward and for general support.
President: Sean Webster
Sean has been taking part in triathlons, across all distances, since 1993. He joined the club in 2001 and has formerly held the position of secretary. He says: “I want our club to be the friendliest triathlon club in Scotland. We welcome athletes of all standards and we are constantly striving to improve the experiences we give to our members.”
Welfare Officer: Gill French
Secretary: Derek Sommerville
Treasurer: Bob Newton
David Wilson, Christine Cruz, Christine Catterson, Vicky Begg, Maureen Boyd, Helen Borrland, Paul Wallace and Tom Kemlo.