Meet the 2017 Nuneaton Triathlon Club committee. The committee meets the first Friday, every 2 months. A new committee is elected at the club AGM (usually February), any member of the club is eligible to stand for a post.
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Chairman – Phil Harris
Phil competed in his first triathlon in late 2013 and has been hooked ever since. Loves cycling, tolerates running, hates swimming, but knows it has to be done! Successfully completed his first ironman distance in 2016 at the Outlaw after completing the half in 2015. Other than tri, Phil loves skiing, motor sport and generally anything a bit nuts (including his family). Interesting fact – Once drove on a wall of death in a go kart!
Secretary – Suzanne Harris
Press Officer – Theresa Bishop
Theresa was the club secretary for a few years and is now the press officer. She completed her first triathlon in 2012 and went on to finish the Outlaw half iron distance in 2014. She is planning to beat her time at some point. Favourite discipline is cycling. Theresa dreams of being able to run quicker!
Welfare – Nicola Leitch
Kit manager – Lee Harper
Lee, provider of Lycra to the masses, a triathlete who after a number of years of hard training has managed to perfect being precisely average at all three disciplines. His toughest races so far have been the Slateman and Sandman in 2015 although my finest hour will always be beating Jimmy Dewis at East Leake! … and no he hasn’t got any small hoodies left!
Club Captain – Gareth Parker (Men’s)
One of the founder members of our club (Feb 2012). Although an ex-international swimmer , can’t even run to catch a bus ! Took up triathlon after watching wife (Head Coach Angie) do a sprint triathlon, thinking “can’t be that hard” , and then realising it is.
Favourite Triathlon event was Mallorca Olympic , hardest Sandman Olympic (less swimming, more cycling and running!) He will be taking part in 1st Half Ironman this year (2017)
Favourite motto :-“Failure is not the worst thing in the world. The worst thing is not to try”
Club Captain – Debra Suffolk (Women’s)
Events Manager – Gowan Miller
Joined NTC in 2012 just after her 1st Triathlon ‘experience’ went from a super sprint to Ironman thanks to the brilliant coaches and support of NTC members. Fairly steady away at all 3 disciplines but enjoy the day. A level 1 coach and an British Triathlon Technical Officer. Outside of Triathlon she rides horses and ski’s when all funds have not been spent on new bikes!
Membership – Fred Heath
Membership secretary since 2013 and likes a challenge. Being a member of Nuneaton Triathlon club gives him the training platform to not only compete in triathlon, but to also compete in other exciting challenges. Fred has a running background, particularly enjoys fell running and finds extreme triathlons and challenges to be of interest and always ‘encourages’ other Nuneaton Triathlon Club members to join him in his adventures.
Treasurer – Helen Talbot
Helen Talbot, NTC Treasurer, Triathlon mad for over 10 years! Competed in Age Group World Championships in Madeira 2004. Then took a short break to start a family before returning to do Iron Man Bolton in 2011 and Iron Man Wales in 2014. Had eventful end of season in 2015 with success in the All ways High, Slateman series. Helen recently came 3rd in her age group at Ironman Austria, qualifying for Kona!
Commercial Manager & Bids – Andy Russell
Head Coach – Angie Fisher