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Coaches and Coordinators

Kevin Chua

Kevin Chua is our Novice and Junior Saturday Coach, as-well as our Men in Triathlon Coach. Kevin is a Triathlon Development Coach and a Road Cycling Development Coach. Kevin is kind, patient and looks after everyone. He is a sounding board of advice and will assist you in any way he can in starting your triathlon journey. If you ask any member of NCTC, they will tell you, they have all been shaped by Kevin’s guidance.

Janine Kaye

Janine Kaye has a number of coaching roles within the club including VC of our Trystars End of Event, Tuesday mixed pace run session. Janine was also the winner of the TWA Coach of the Year award in 2019. Janine’s enthusiasm for triathlon is contagious and her dedication to coaching is invaluable.

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Phil Albert

Phil has been competing in triathlons for the past 8 years and has been a member of North Coast Tri Club since 2017. He is particularly interested in the performance side of triathlon, focused on all aspects of training, racing and skill development, with a motivation for longer distance races (half-ironman / ironman). Phil has qualified for world championships in both 70.3 and Ironman distances, with his proudest athletic achievement being a finisher at the 2022 Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. 

Phil is passionate about sharing his learnings and experiences as a coach, where he hopes to mentor those interested in starting their triathlon journey.  

Verity Bignell-Rigby

I became involved in triathlon when I took part in the WIT 2020 course. It was the WIT course that I found an amazing group of friends and kept involved in the sport. My favourite thing about triathlon is the community and sending it on the bike. I did the foundation coaching course so that I could help the WIT courses and hope to one day coach one on one athletes.

Madison Toovey

I have recently got my foundation coaching course to be able to help out my local club, North Coast. I have been with this club since I was about 12, where I did my first kids triathlon. I'm currently still doing triathlons and am one of WA’s top under 23 athletes. I hope to be able to share my knowledge and experience in the sport to help others be able to have the confidence to participate in a triathlon. 

Mel McCann

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I’m a mum of 3 and as my kids had grown up, I had more time in my hands and dove into triathlon.  


I joined WIT in Feb 2021 as I missed out on the intake in 2020 but was super keen to try this crazy sport. From the first introduction night I was hooked. 

I decided to do the coaching course to try and give back something to the sport and help retain more women in the club.  The best part about this sport is the friendship I have made and the community I have found.


Robyn Scott

Robyn has been involved in triathlon for over 30 years as a coach, tech official and athlete. She has been a development coach for much of this time involved mainly with the coaching of women. For 8 years she was the race and coaching director of Women’s Triathlon WA during which time she built this event from 100 to over 1000 participants and conducted lead up training programs for 250 women annually. In recent years Robyn has concentrated on providing training plans and group sessions in the lead up to the Busselton 70.3 and Busso100 triathlons.

Russel Fitzgerald

Saturday Ride Coordinator

Ross Skelton

Saturday Ride Coordinator

Brad Kaye

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