Coaches & Training

Triathlon Coach Contacts

Triathlon Coach Contacts

The following triathlon coaches are Darwin-based and are Triathlon Australia accredited coaches of various levels.

  • Tim Ellison (TA Accredited Performance Coach)


  • Rob Portelli( TA Accredited Development Coach, Accredited AUSTSWIM Swim Teacher, Accredited Australian Strength and Conditioning Coach Level 1)
  • Petah Sloane (TA Accredited Development Coach)
  • John Thyne (TA Accredited Development Coach)
  • Julie Hall (TA accredited Development coach)


  • Lucy Berk (TA Accredited Foundation Coach)
  • Robson Bond (TA Accredited Foundation Coach)
  • Mark Burke (TA Accredited Foundation Coach)
  • Luke Hansen (TA Accredited Foundation Coach)
  • Angela Librio (TA Accredited Foundation Coach)
  • Leslee Reif (TA Accredited Foundation Coach)
  • Jack Sinclair (TA Accredited Foundation Coach)
  • Haydn Valle (TA Accredited Foundation Coach)
  • Chris Galati  (TA accredited Foundation coach)
  • Barb Ramlah (TA accredited Foundation coach)
  • Simon Fosterling (TA accredited Foundation coach)

Details of various coaching levels can be found at the link below.

Triathlon Australia

Training Opportunities

Training Opportunities

The following regular training opportunities are conducted by TA accredited club triathlon coaches for the benefit of members – all welcome.


Nightcliff pool – Thursdays: 5.30pm – 6.30pm
5.15pm dry land warm up
Coach Rob Portelli on pool deck – stroke correction
TA members $8


Friday: – Interval running & speed work – Arafura Stadium – Marrara athletics track – 6am – 7am $5.00 per session.

The following sessions are also attended by many club members.


Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00am –7:00am Swimming training at Nightcliff Pool – $3 per session (+ pool entry)


Tuesday: – Grass and beach running – Dripstone Cliffs – 6pm – 6:45pm No charge


Junior members please contact

junior training

training opportunities