Jack Maitland

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Jack Maitland runs a comprehensive programme of sessions for members of the Leeds Met University triathlon club and for World Class athletes who are based in Leeds. In addition to those responsibilities Jack coaches a number of TheTriathlonCoach.com athletes at all levels from novice to elite and at all distances from sprint to Ironman.

As an athlete Jack competed internationally from 1976 when he first represented Scotland as a junior orienteer. He competed for Scotland and GB as a senior before switching to mountain-racing where he enjoyed further success. Highlights of his mountain-racing career were winning the British Fell-running Championships in 1986 and winning both the Everest marathon and the Mount Cameroon race in 1989.

Jack Maitland - 220 Triathlon Coach of the Year 2011In 1990 he competed in the Commonwealth Games triathlon and he then represented GB 16 times at elite level and won 2 World age-group titles before retiring in 2002 to concentrate on coaching.

Coaching qualifications

  • BTA level 3 coach
  • Yoga Alliance UK certified Yoga Teacher

Coaching & Relevant Experience

  • Carnegie Director of Triathlon at Leeds Metropolitan University
  • Coached extensively for Leeds and Bradford Triathlon club
  • Has worked full-time as a triathlon coach since 2002
  • Co-director of TheTriathlonCoach.com


Some of the Athletes currently coached by Jack:

  • Alistair Brownlee – World Champion 2009 and 2011, European Champion 2010 and 2011
  • Jonny Brownlee – 2nd in World Championships 2011, World Sprint Champion 2010 and 2011
  • Tom Bishop – 3rd in World U-23 Championships 2011, 2nd in World Junior Championships 2010
  • David McNamee – 2nd in World U-23 Championships 2011
  • Lois Rosindale – British Champion 2011, British Universities Olympic distance Champion 2010
  • Claire Shea-Simonds – 10:35:19 Ironman distance pb in Challenge Roth 2011
  • Simon Griffiths – GB Masters Swimming age-group champion 200m freestyle