Michellie Jones is the most decorated triathlete in the history of the sport, which most recently has included induction into the Australia Sports Hall of Fame, ITU Hall of Fame, and the Triathlon Australia Hall of Fame. She became a gold medalist again at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, where she served as a guide for sight impaired athlete Katie Kelly.Jones has been coaching athletes for over 20 years, from elite age groupers to first-time IRONMAN finishers. She is also an IRONMAN Certified Coach and head coach at giddyupmultimultsports.com and the Ride Cyclery Triathlon Team Her passion for coaching is driven by the same determination that drove her professional career—the will to succeed.
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Head Coach Michellie Jones
Michellie Jones's most impressive talents are not just found in her accolades that includes Olympic Medals, Ironman World Championship Titles and ITU World Championships but in her unique ability and vast experience to access goals and provide all the ingredients required to be successful.
A former professional athlete who coaches, guides and empowers each athlete to optimum athletic and personal success. A vast knowledge of triathlon rules, regulations, injury prevention and motivational techniques with over 30 years participating and coaching at the Elite Level in Triathlons. Coaching philosophy is directed towards cultivating hardworking, focused athletes and teams with an emphasis on teamwork, perseverance and inspiring athletes to do their best. Dream it. Believe it. Live it.
Coach Michellie Jones Coaching Highlights:
IRONMAN Kona World Championships Qualifiers
Kona World Championships Age Group Champions
70.3 World Championship Qualifiers
ITU Duathlon World Championship Qualifiers
ITU Duathlon World Championships Podium Performances
ITU WORLD AGE Group Championships Qualifiers
ITU World AGE GROUP World Championships Podium Performances
ITU Paratriathlon World Cup Championships
ITU Paratriathlon World Championships top 10
Age Group Winners across all distances from SPRINT to IRONMAN
First-time Ironman Finishers