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Adam Wicks - Chief Executive Officer

Adam was recently appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Triathlon NSW in July, 2017.

Adam has a strong background in sports administration having previously worked as an Executive Director for Gymnastics Northern Territory and Business Development Manager of Touch Football Victoria.

Adam holds a Bachelor of Mathematics / Finance and a Masters in Sports Management from the University of Technology, Sydney.

 

Mick Delamotte

Mick Delamotte Athlete & Coach Pathway Manager

Mick has been appointed as Athlete & Coach Pathway Manager responsible for 
facilitating Coach Education within NSW and managing the Junior Development Pathway.
 
Mick brings with him 15 years of coaching and coach education experience, with a current 
role as an ITU Level 2 Coaching Facilitator and Head Coach of Team ITU and other ITU Development projects since 2007. Mick is also a full time Coach of ITU Youth, Junior, U23 & Elite Triathletes in his home program.

 

David Williams - Technical and Event (Sanctioning) Manager

Dave Williams

Dave is responsible for the sanctioning of every club and open event in NSW as well as the ongoing development of the Technical Official program. In his words "my goals are to assist event organisers to provide safe events, and to help technical officials to be the best that they can on the Field of Play and provide consistent interpretations of the Race Competition Rules, based on the environment of each situation and the context of each event". 

In a previous life, Dave worked as an engineer, competed as an age grouper for 10 years, joined the technical program in 2005 and is now a National Technical Official.

 

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Simon McGuinness - Communications and Marketing Manager

Simon is responsible for promoting and growing the profile of the sport of Triathlon in NSW through the website, social media channels, newsletters, media contacts, community partnerships and sponsorship.

Simon has extensive media and communications experience in his previous employment roles at the Canberra Raiders, Fox Sports, the Tongan Rugby League Test side and the NSW Institute of Sport.

He holds a Bachelor of Sports Media from the University of Canberra.

 

 

Chris Cunningham

Chris joined Triathlon NSW from Cricket Victoria where he worked as a Regional Development Officer for 3 years.He is the main communication point for all NSW triathlon clubs and members. Chris will also distribute information and organise sport-related programs, club development opportunities and training for those who want to participate for fun and those who are interested in competition.

Chris is originally from Liverpool in the UK and has held numerous roles focused around increasing active participation rates in sport.  

  

 

Sam Douglas - Development Officer 

Sam Douglas - website headshotWhilst Sam is a recent addition to the staff at Triathlon NSW in his role as a Development Officer, he has a long and distinguished career in the sport.

Growing up in Cronulla, Sam competed in his first triathlon at the age of 12 and progressed through the Triathlon NSW development pathways before developing into a professional triathlete.

In addition to his experience as an athlete, Sam also has plenty of coaching experience, having been a certified Level 1 Triathlon Coach since 2011.

A current member of STG, Sam’s role will see him bring more juniors in to the sport of triathlon through schools and clubs.

Sam has graduated with a Bachelor of Education (Human Movement & Secondary Education) from the University of Sydney, where he was a University of Sydney Elite Athlete Program scholarship recipient from 2011-15, and also holds a Diploma of Sport Development from TAFE.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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