OUR COACHES

Although each athlete within the FITTER squad works closely with Bevan, Tim or Krystle as their primary coach, our coaches work in collaboration to closely track and review the training and development of all our FITTER athletes.


 
Bevan McKinnon

Bevan McKinnon

BEVAN MCKINNON

Bevan is an IRONMAN University Certified Coach, Triathlon NZ Level 3 Accredited Coach, Bike NZ Coach and a qualified NETFIT Strength and Conditioning Coach.

For a number of years Bevan has been a keen advocate of the low carb high fat (LCHF) strategy for endurance athletes and was instrumental in bringing the 'fat adapted' athlete message to the wider endurance athlete community. He has featured in many articles and books including most recently 'What the Fat? Sports Performance' by Prof Grant Schofield.

Bevan works closely with IM Oceania and their ‘Women for Tri’ Program in delivering female specific training and nutrition advice.

As an elite level triathlete Bevan has won the Age Group World Championships in Kona, ITU Long Course and the 70.3 distance.

Tim Brazier

Tim Brazier

TIM BRAZIER

Tim, who's based in Wanaka New Zealand, has an impressive resume within the Triathlon and Multisport world having coached professional and age group athletes to National and International success in Olympic Triathlon, Iron-Distance Triathlon, Xterra Triathlon, Multisport and Mountain Biking.

As well as being an IRONMAN University Certified Coach Tim brings an impressive mix of credentials and experience to the FITTER brand:

  • University of Otago, BPhEd (Bachelor of Phys Ed) and MPhEd (Masters of Phys Ed)

  • High Performance Coach for Triathlon New Zealand

  • Coached at the London Olympic Games 2012 and Rio Olympic Games 2016

Tim has also worked with some of the worlds' best athletes including Commonwealth and Olympic Games Representatives, Xterra Worlds podium winners and Champions at iron distance races, half distances, Coast to Coast and MTB.

Krystle Hockley

Krystle Hockley

KRYSTLE HOCKLEY

Assistant Coach Krystle Hockley is based in Newcastle, Australia and is a 2 x Top 10 AG IRONMAN World Championship finisher and recently turned Professional Triathlete. She has a strong passion for triathlon and knows what it takes to grow and develop in the sport in order to reach your full potential.

Having been a member of the FITTER coached athlete squad for a number of years Krystle is well versed in FITTER's coaching practices and methodologies. As well as achieving accreditation with Triathlon Australia Krystle is also a Training Peaks accredited coach and a Level IV qualified strength and conditioning coach. Krystle is also currently working towards her accreditation as an IRONMAN U Coach.

As an Assistant Coach Krystle will be supporting Tim and Bevan whilst also offering coaching services to developing athletes.