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.
In 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.
Some of the Athletes currently coached by Jack: