No!! You certainly are not bragging,
nor are you being a bighead!
If you are stating; the truth
about what you have done.
As long as you can back-up, what you say!
Whereas, bragging is saying,
you have done or can do something
that, you have not, will not and could not, do!
It was 1997, when Col became one of the first NCC fully accredited Level ‘3’ Triathlon Coach.
It was 1997 he was appointed the National Head Coach of Triathlon Australia till 2003.
Now, 2018 he is still a totally results orientated, highly respected Multi-Award Winning Triathlon Sports Coach ~ Consultant ~ Advisor ~ Mentor ~ Motivator, still known and respected by his peers as a arguably the world’s most successful “Specialist” Triathlon Coach.
Many have asked how would it be possible for any one coach or person, to spread themselves around so many different sports and many multi-cultural, some non English speaking personalities? Furthermore, how would it be possible for anyone, to become coach & mentor, to not one, but five different sports? Three of those being Olympic sports and still be able to extract the best possible results from them all?
Could this be why his peers speak of and respect him as all of the following?
A SUPER COACH -AND- A MASTER COACH.
THE FOUNDER COACH, TO COACHING THE ELITE TRIATHLETES!
HE IS KNOWN AND RECOGNIZED BY HIS PEERS AS A COACHING LEGEND.
>>> WARNING <<<
Col is a coach known to have those unique skills that produce
WORLD CHAMPIONS & OLYMPIANS.
Col first started coaching triathletes back in 1983. This was when he had to call on his past coaching skills & expertise he devised and used while coaching elite athletes from the sports of Wrestling, Speed-Skating, Swimming, Cycling & Running. However, triathlon was a completely new sport so he knew he would need to devise & develop many new coaching techniques to suit its different needs!
FITNESS ~ POWER ~ SPEED ~ ENDURANCE & TECHNICAL SKILLS
So that his athletes remained injury free, he demanded they all did his unique sports specific.
CIRCUIT TRAINING, BALANCE, BREATHING & SPECIFIC EXERCISES.
Though known as tough, outspoken & demanding. He is a highly respected coach that was most honored and humbled when presented by his peers with higher positions, prestigious awards, rewards & accolades for his coaching excellence ~ ones like these following ones.
1997 – 2003. National Elite Teams Coach & Head Coach of Triathlon Australia.
2000. Awarded the highly acclaimed “Queen’s Medal” for coaching excellence.
2004. Awarded TA’s highest award for his coaching excellence and service to the sport.
2014. Awarded by TA for coaching excellence and a lifetime of service to the sport.
Col says that it was like being rewarded, for doing what he loves most.
Training triathletes how to race and win any distance, triathlon races.
However, he further adds that if they are to achieve the top results then you must perform better than the others, to do that you must work and train harder, be more committed, more focused and develop much stronger, more powerful brain power.