Des is a Triathlon Australia Accredited Performance Coach, Level 1 Strength and Conditioning coach, a Triathlon Australia Accredited Technical Official and is Training Peaks certified. Des is extremely passionate about the sport, his coaching and his athletes.
Des’s knowledge does not only come from many years of learning from great mentors and qualifications gained but also 25 years of immersing himself in both racing and coaching in triathlon.
Des was given the honour and judged the 2018/19 Triathlon Queensland Club Coach of the Year and his local squad, DGC Tweed Coast Multisport were crowned Triathlon Queensland 2018/19 Small Club Champions. On club championship day, DGC Tweed Coast Multisport took 19 athletes and put 16 on the podium.