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One-to-one private triathlon coaching from GTC coaches

If you are looking for a more personal level of triathlon coaching, a number of Glasgow Triathlon Club coaches offer private one-to-one coaching. These are paid-for services and operate outwith the GTC coached sessions. You can make individual enquiries to each coach.

Crawford Whyte

Crawford with his wife Emma, also a GTC member.

Crawford’s qualifications include Level 3 Triathlon Coaching and CiRF Scottish Athletics.

Crawford is the founder of Project 3, which opened as Scotland’s first endurance-specific training centre earlier this year. The Glasgow centre is home to the country’s fastest “Endless Pool” and also offers turbo and strength classes, as well as one-to-one coaching and analysis from a number of experienced coaches.

Crawford works for Triathlon Scotland running a development elite group in Glasgow. He has had athletes compete at both elite and age group Great Britain representation.

Crawford’s main sporting passions have long been fell running and cycling – and he only learned to swim when he was 20 because he grew up on the Isle of Mull with no swimming pool.

Despite being a latecomer to swimming, he competed at a national level in triathlon for a few years. His best triathlon performance was 4:14 at Luxembourg 70.3. 

Crawford took up coaching after developing a serious injury that ruled him out of sport for a number of years.

He has now been coaching for 10 years and, previously, he has been head coach of both junior and senior athletes at a triathlon club. More recently, he started racing ultra marathons, with a successful season in 2017. After time out for an operation on an injury, he is  now building himself back up.

Contact Crawford at: www.project3.co.uk

Billy Mitchell

Billy (on the left!)

Billy is the Head Coach (Youths & Juniors) at GTC and his qualifications include Level 3 Triathlon Coaching and Level 3 Athletics (Endurance)

He offers individual training plans and coaching support for athletes aged 14-plus. 

His roles have included being a professional multi-sport coach, area co-ordinator for Scottish Pentathlon, multi-sport coach at Dollar Academy and a coach for Scottish Tetrathlon. 

Contact Billy: headcoachyouths@glasgowtriathlonclub.co.uk

Sean Webster

Sean is the GTC president and Performance Coach. He holds a Level 3 Triathlon Coaching qualification. He also has a BA degree in Sport and Physical Activity. 

A coach of more than a decade, Sean offers coaching programmes for athletes at all levels who are focusing on an endurance race or event.

Personally, he has been taking part in triathlon and other endurance sports for almost 30 years.  He has competed in many different events, such as Ironman, cyclocross, marathons, ultra-running, bike-packing and adventure. Sean is often spotted on social media enjoying a bike-packing adventure in Scotland. 

Contact Sean on 077377 24960. Also see: Premier Endurance Training.

Alan Kennedy

Alan holds a Level 2 Diploma and runs Surface+ Coaching.

With a background and passion for long-distance events, including Ironman, swimming, running and cycling, Alan’s coaching is for athletes who are taking their first steps to “going longer”.

The coaching may not necessarily be for a specific race but to help with the build-up and understanding of long-distance requirements. He also offers a full Race Training Package and will develop a plan to suit the individual’s training capabilities, availability and goals. 

Contact Alan: surfaceplus@gmail.com 

Vicky Begg

Vicky is GTC Head Coach and holds a Level 3 Triathlon Coaching qualification, as well as a Masters in Sports Psychology.

She is currently not available to take on new clients, but if this changes we will update the information.

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