Personalised triathlon coaching and training

A hands-on personal approach helping you to go further, longer and faster

Personalised triathlon coaching and training

A hands-on personal approach helping you to go further, longer and faster

Personalised triathlon coaching and training

A hands-on personal approach helping you to go further, longer and faster


Hi I’m coach Damo and I have been involved in endurance sports for most of my life. I competed in my first multi-sport event way back in 1985. A 5k run followed by a cold sea swim (not recommended! Talk about hyperventilating when you hit the water…!) I have competed in numerous multi-sport events from sprint triathlons to Ironmans and everything else in between. In that time I have gained a wealth of knowledge and experience which I would like to pass on to you and help you achieve your triathlon & multisport goals . You can find out more about me here.

If you are new to triathlon, and don’t know where to start, or you have entered an Ironman and feel overwhelmed or just want to know the best places to ride your bike, open water swim and train in and around Brum (Birmingham/West Midlands for non-Brummies), I will be updating this website most weeks with blogs, swim sessions, rides on Strava.

For those experienced, seasoned triathletes and multisport competitors who want to take their racing or training up a notch, contact me today  and we can discuss how I can help you with a structed, effective & personalised triathlon coaching  service designed around your life and personal circumstances.

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Training Camps

'Next Level' Training Camps with Tri 1st Coaching held at locations across Europe.

Personal Coaching

A 1-2-1 coached experience including a monthly training plan tailored to your daily schedule, unlimited communication, professional bike fit and swim analysis.

1-2-1 Sessions

Highly recommended especially if you are just starting out swimming or cycling. One hour sessions to improve your technique or simply a partner to train with.

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What out friends say about Tri-1st Coaching

… Damo takes on board and fully empathises with your other life priorities and is able to plan your training around it whilst also nudging you just the right amount into what would be most beneficial for your sporting development… His sessions follow the key fundamentals of training science, the perfect balance of progressive overload….click here to view all testimonials.

Kat Mathews - Pro Athlete

Damo has helped me reach the next level of triathlon performance. I started working with him to help ’step up’ and qualify for the IM World Champs in Hawaii. His methodical, progressive and no fuss approach to coaching and programming suited me well and his deep understanding of endurance has helped me get the best out of myself… here to view all testimonials.

Guy Evans - IM Athlete

Damo coached me in triathlon initially and then specifically in cycling. Damo has been instrumental to my progression in competing in cycling at an international level providing not only excellent, structured advise but also encouragement and the confident to pursue my goals. As an athlete himself, completing multiple Ironman triathlons, Damo is well aware of the challenges involved in competing… here to view all testimonials.

Lydia Gurley - Pro Cyclist

Mission Impossible were the first words I ever said to Damo. I told him I was looking for a coach, as I had just signed up to compete in Ironman Lanzarote which was in 8 months time, but there was a catch. I had never competed in a triathlon and I couldn’t swim…He smiled at me and told me straight that it was possible, but only with consistent training and hard work. Damo was second to none….click here to view all testimonials.

Lee Renshaw - IM Athlete

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