Coaches & Training

Triathlon Coach Contacts

Triathlon Coach Contacts

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

  • 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)
  • Kirsty Boath (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.


MONDAYS 6:00pm – 7:00pm   –  Parap Pool
Swimming training beginner friendly


WEDNESDAYS  5.30pm – 7pm  –  Nightcliff pool
Stroke development work (beginners – intermediate)
Please bring finns, pull buoy, and kick board
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.

  • These are non-TA-coached sessions
  • Individuals participate on their own volition at their own risk
  • The sets present at the sessions are the work of the individuals there and are not DTC-prescribed sessions


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


Tuesday: 5:30am Marrara track running w/ Rapid Creek Track Club (membership required)


Thursday: 6:00pm  Marrara track running w/ Rapid Creek Track Club (membership required)


Junior members please contact

junior training