Tim Ansell

As a Coach

Qualified as a coach in 2010, in 2014 began coaching with a local Triathlon Club, in 2018 completed BTF level 3 coaching course. 5 years later still enjoying the training but now concentrating on the coaching. Sharing knowledge, helping and supporting athletes achieve the best they can be.


As an Athlete

Always been involved in sport. Originally from a running background and running marathons. Moved into time trials on the bike then decided to try and put this all together and attempt a triathlon. Completed distances up to and including Ironman, although enjoyed 70.3 the most coupled with visiting various European towns and cities. 

Q & A

When did you get into triathlon? 2010
How did you first get involved in triathlon?
By supporting a friend and thinking I can do this.

What is your favourite discipline? The bike

Why did you choose to take up coaching? An opportunity came about through work and the London Olympics. Supporting those to get into sport or support those who would like to coach.

What is your greatest athletic achievement? Running a sub 3hr marathon or completing an Ironman.
What is your greatest coaching achievement?
Supporting an Athlete to completing their first 70.3

What one piece of advice would you give someone new to triathlon? Start slow, build knowledge, experience and don't forget to smile!

Favourite quote: "You'll never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing" or "Unless you try something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow"