Andy Bullock
 
Andy's desire, vision and innovation makes him one of the best triathlon coaches you'll find.

Andy started coaching in 2001, and became a full time coach in 2005. His award-winning coaching practices have been developed through vast experience, significant practical application, and an intense desire to learn and develop himself through a full and regular CPD programme. His strong interest in psychology has allowed his natural communication skills and patience to develop into a coaching style that progresses and motivates all the athletes he works with.

His coaching experience is considerable: with well over 10,000 hours of face-to-face coaching across all age ranges - children, young people and adults - in a variety of settings, and across all abilities - from novice to performance athletes such as the South West Regional Academy, medal-winning age-groupers, Hawaii qualifiers and the GB para-triathlon squad.

Andy also knows how to apply his knowledge to a wide range of athletes. His personal and personable approach allows Andy to work with athletes at any level to achieve goals which are challenging and fulfilling. As a full time triathlon coach, any time which he doesn't spend hands-on coaching, he can be found devising periodised, innovative and challenging training programmes or session plans for the athletes he coaches, whether individually, in small groups or at club sessions.

Andy will work with you to not only cross the finish line, but to do it with a smile and your head held high having achieved your dream.
 
Academic Qualifications

  • MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (Staffordshire University)
  • MSc Exercise Physiology (Loughborough University)
  • BSc Physiology (Cardiff University)


  • Coaching Qualifications

  • British Triathlon Coach (Level 3)
  • ASA Teacher (Level 2)
  • UKCC Strength and Conditioning Coach (Level 2)
  • Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (REBT) Primary Practicum
  • British Cycling Club Coach (in progress)
  • UKA Assistant Coach (Level 1)


  • Acknowledgements

  • British Triathlon Federation Coach of the year 2012
  • Triathlon Engand Coach of the year 2012
  • 220 Magazine Coach of the year 2007 & 2008
  • BTF South West Regional Coach of the Year 2007
  • Feature writer and product reviewer for 220 magazine
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    Coaching experience

  • Head Coach to the South West Regional Academy
  • Lead Talent and Development Coach with the GB Para-triathlon Talent squad
  • Regularly employed as a Development Coach on projects for the British Triathlon Federation
  • Coach to athletes competing at sprint, standard, middle and long distance world championships including the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii
  • Coach with Bristol University triathlon club
  • Coach Tutor and Assessor with British Triathlon Federation
  • Coach Mentor to local club coaches
  • Head Coach with Bristol and District Triathletes
  • Consistently coaching 15-20 hours a week; face to face in a practical setting on a 1-2-1, small group or large group basis.
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