Head Coach & Running Coach

Nigel Pietsch

Nigel has been appointed to the role of Lakers Head Coach and is recognised as the principle provider of training programs, including coaching and general fitness advice to members. Please contact Nigel if you have any questions about our training sessions.

Nigel is a Level 2 Triathlon Coach, has completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise & Sport Science) and is currently completing a masters in Strength and Conditioning at Edith Cowan University. He has been involved in Triathlon since 1996. Over that time he has been a competitor racing in the open category in SA for many years winning the state long course Duathlon title in 2003, placing at national age group championships and completed the Hawaii Ironman in 2000.

Nigel was president of triathlon SA for 4 years and was involved at a committee level for 10 years. During this time he played a major role in the Triathlon SA junior program and acted as office administrator. He is a very respected and experienced runner with a 2.38 marathon PB.

0413 399 453 | nigelpietsch@optusnet.com.au

Swimming Coach

Grant Fergusson

Grant has been involved with the Lakers for many years and has competed in a number of Ironman races, including Ironman Australia and New Zealand. His expertise in swimming has helped many people achieve their swimming goals and he continues to motivate everyone at swimming trainings.

0417 837 760 | grant@sahq.scouts.com.au

Cycling Coach

Steve Diamond

Steve is our ride leader, coordinating our rides that includes the Saturday bunch ride. Steve has a keen interest in rider safety, skill improvement and competing in triathlons.

0418 327 000 | stevediamondadl@gmail.com