Head Coach:

John Hovius is our Head Coach, he is a Professional International Level Coach. After 25 years in the sport of triathlon, John has reached the pinnacle of coaching and now finds himself giving back to the sport and coaching the fresh new coaches. John has done so much for the sport, especially in the field with the youth.

 

Background:

  • Born & Bred an Aussie-Moved to the USA in 2003

  • Started racing Triathlons in 1990

  • Become an Instructor in 1996

  • Raced well over 500 races world wide & still going

Qualifications:

  • Professional Triathlon Coach (AT)

  • USAT Coach

  • USAT Camp/Race Director

  • USAT Race Official

  • USA Cycling Coach 

  • National Coaching Accreditation-Government

  • Personal Trainer & Nutritionist

  • Instructor & Course Developer

  • Senior First Aider

  • Swim Instructor

  Accreditations:

  • Certificate IV in Assessment & Training

  • Advanced Diploma of Management

  • Communication Skills III

  • Certificate IV in Public Safety

  • Diploma of Business

  • Occupational Health & Safety

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Equity & Diversity

  • Quality Awareness

  • Situational Leadership

  • Workplace Assessor

  • Safety Coordinator & Safety Advisor

  • Certificate in Hospitality

        

Assistant Coach:

Jodi Hovius is our main assistant Coach, Jodi has been around more Triathlons & Triathletes then you can imagine. Jodi has put her racing on hold to focus on coaching and supporting races.

Background:

  • Born & Bred an Aussie-Moved to the USA in 2003

  • Married to the sport of Triathlon through her husband John & their 2 sons.

Qualifications:

  • USAT Triathlon Coach

  • USAT Race Official

  • Senior First Aider

  • USA Cycling Coach

  Accreditations:

  • Certificate in Business

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Certificate in Hospitality

  • Certificate in Conflict Resolution

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Equity & Diversity

  • Conflict Resolution

  

 

Iron Kids Nationals Clinic

Coach John was asked to give a Transition Clinic at the Ironkids Nationals.