John is a Level 2 ITU Triathlon Coach and a Sports Nutritionist who has been coaching groups and individuals since 2014. He also holds an Open-water Swim Coaching endorsement from Triathlon Ireland.
A founder member of South Coast Triathlon Club, John is chairman and continues to coach the club adult and junior sections. He also organises the local Moby Dick Aquavelo and Sprint Triathlon with Ricky and the team
A National Technical Official on the Triathlon Ireland Panel, John is also the Course Director for IRONMAN Ireland Cork and has Dublin/Dun Laoghaire 70.3 and IRONMAN Wales under his belt as an athlete and working behind the scenes.
Ricky is a Triathlon Coach, a Swim instructor, an Athletics and a Surf Lifesaving Coach
A founder member of South Coast Triathlon Club, she was instrumental in resurrecting the Youghal Triathlon in its new form 'The Moby Dick', later adding the local Aquavelo and Duathlon and Try-A-Tri to her CV with the club events team.
She's heavily involved in the IRONMAN project and leads the marshals and volunteers side of IRONMAN Ireland, Cork.
Ricky has been hugely involved in getting local women into sport through her annual January get fit programmes, C25Ks and other local sports initiatives. Her voice is a familiar sound on the cold dark winter evenings as it booms down the strand with words of 'encouragement' for her minions.
Need motivation? Ask Ricky!
Brian is a Triathlon Coach and Swimming Instructor
A founder member of South Coast Triathlon Club, he was the club's first Chairman and has often been at the pointy end of many sprint and standard distance events in the past decade.
Also a keen cyclist, there's little Brian can't talk about when it comes to the physical or technical side of our sport.