Meet the Coaches

TRI-HIGH COACHING TEAM:  Barnaby Gray, James Woodhouse, Darren Fagan, Emma Dearsley & Aubrey Malcolm-Green.

Barnaby Gray

Barnaby Gray

Competing: Barnaby is fully involved in all things Multi-Sport from competing for Great Britain in a number of World and European Championships and is still competing for GB as an Age Grouper.

He has competed in all distances and has enjoyed many overseas experiences including the USA Lake Placid Full Ironman on top of the GB Championships.

Permanent Position: School Support & Triathlon Manager for Sweet Chariot Sports Tours Company.

Coaching: Barnaby is a Triathlon Race Official, Race Organiser and supports Triathlon England as the Young Persons Co-Ordinator for South Central as well as supporting British Triathlon as an Age Group Team Manager.

Barnaby is passionate about all aspects of the Multi-Sport lifestyle and is always looking to support novice and more experienced athletes achieve their best which is why he is proud to be associated with The Tri-Life who are also responsible for Barnaby’s personal training programme.

James Woodhouse        James Woodhouse

Competing: James has enjoyed competing in triathlon and has raced in most distances up to Ironman 70.3. This year’s challenge is to tackle a full distance Ironman with the judgement day soon approaching. Ironman UK is inbound! Throughout his racing, James has continued to better his performances and has worked hard to develop as an athlete.

Alongside triathlon, James enjoys Brutal 10 and Hell Runner races; the muddier the better! As well as half marathons and mountain bike rides (more mud…there’s a theme!). In any spare time, you will find James at the gym, relaxing with a pilates session or out running our local trails.

Coaching: James first qualified as a swimming teacher at 17 years old and has taught regular lessons ever since. He has developed swim teaching programmes within schools and coached children from beginner to club level. In recent years, James has focused his work on improving the swimming of triathletes and has worked with children through to advanced adults.

As a British Triathlon Coach, James now shares his knowledge of swimming with the members of Tri-High alongside developing the junior section across all three triathlon disciplines.

Permanent Position: James is a class teacher at Liphook Infant School and leads mathematics across the school. James also heads up the Tri-High members of the Federation schools.

The Club is also supported by a number of other qualified coaches and members who support with the training sessions and club events.

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