Masters Degree in Strength Training
Triathlon Australia Development Coach
Training Peaks Level 2
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Ben is a fully qualified Exercise Physiologist, with a strong background in high performance sport working as a physical preparation coach in the AFL with various teams before joining Sansego where he has coached both professional athletes and age group triathletes. He is extremely passionate about coaching and assisting all his athletes reach their full potential.
As both an athlete and exercise physiologist Ben’s bring a rare combination of both practical experience and scientific expertise, which allows me to prescribe highly effective training programs. His training sessions are based upon the latest scientific research which ensures you will become the best possible athlete you can be
He has completed 15 IRONMAN races all over the world, with a PB of 9hours 15mins. He has also competed in many other endurance events such as the Melbourne to Warrnambool Bike Race (280km *finish time 7hr 02min), Race Across America (RAAM; in a 4-person team), The Three Peaks Cycling Challenge (240km/ 4500m vertical) and several Ultramarathons. So he has a great appreciation of both the practical elements of racing in conjunction with the science behind achieving your athletic potential.
Ben has a great blend of practical experience, having raced and competed for a long time, coupled with an extensive background and education in exercise physiology. This gives him a unique perspective to understand the science behind the training and the most effective ways to train for endurance sport.
He is driven to help athletes achieve their own goals and appreciates the individualisation required to accomplish this.