20151213_114852Profile – Simon Knowles

Coaching history:

  • Full time level 2 high performance Triathlon coach
  • Training peaks and Ironman U qualified
  • Level 2 swimming coach
  • Triathlon Victoria development program coach
  • Recognized head coach to V.I.S scholarship athletes
  • Co- Founder, past president and head coach of Melbourne adventure club
  • Past Head Coach to Powerpoint swim club, Yarra and XTC triathlon clubs
  • Published articles

Athletic history:

  • Triathlon 10 Years professional racing 25 countries
  • Australian Triathlete of the year (professional)
  • 1st Professional Noosa Triathlon  1992
  • National Champion (Pro) Sprint Triathlon Series 91/92
  • National Champion (Pro) Olympic Distance Series 91/92
  • 1st Asian championship
  • Three Pro Aussie Triathlon World Teams
  • World cup ITU series athlete
  • Three time podium Australian Triathlon Championships (Pro)
  • National Mountain bike Enduro Champion (Masters)
  • Winner of many Adventure, Triathlon and Ocean swim event
  • V.I.S Colts water polo team (pre  Triathlon)

Coaching Accomplishments:

  • Coached from beginner to V.I.S Triathlon scholarship Sacha and Joel Tobin White
  • Coach team Satalyst/Giant  rider at 22 Mitch Cooper placed 11th Herald Suntour 2015
  • Ironman Australian Championship top 5 pro cat Monty and Paul Patrick
  • Coached beginner to  Pro…Trace Morrison 9.38 Melbourne Ironman fastest A.G female..now Pro Cat!
  • Coach to Australian Pro 24 Hour Mountain Bike Champion Alexandra Kiendl
  • Developed Grant Suckling to National Adventure Race Champion
  • Coach to National 24Hr MTB Champion Andrew Bell
  • Junior Swim coach to Swim Champion Cameron Prosser (21.70sec 50mtrs short course)
  • Anna Baileys to her World Cup Series 2nd Place off Road Triathlon
  • Age group Worlds teams qualifiers every year
  • Kona World age group qualifiers x8
  • Coast to Coast Worlds top 20 overall
  • Planned and developed countless Ironman finisher athletes (beginner to advanced)
  • World cup ITU Pro Category event winner Jane Kargotich
  • Specialist swim skills coach to Pro athlete Chris Leigh


Simons philosophy is simple….If you’re done learning, you’re done coaching!


    Coach and Owner