Clayton Fettell

Clayton Fettell is a world-class triathlon coach, professional triathlete and elite swimmer with an extensive list of successes on the international stage.

He has a passion for self-improvement and works with all levels of athlete; including those at the elite and professional level and those looking to be better through the sport of triathlon. During Clayton’s professional triathlon career, he has worked under many well decorated international coaches. This has provided him with an insight into the most successful coaching and programming strategies, resulting in the creation of his own formula. His distinct performance methodology revolves around the motto “consistency is key” and has led him to coaching countless Ironman and 70.3 AG Champions, 100+ IM and 70.3 World Championship qualifications, professionals and Australian Olympic / Long Course Gold medalists.

Clayton has never let his career get in the way of family. He is happily married to his wife Kendall and they live on the coast of Northern NSW, Australia with their two sons. In Clayton’s own professional career, he has managed to stand on the podium as an Australian National Champion, 3x Ironman podiums and 5x Ironman 70.3 champion.

With proven results in his own sporting career, and the success of his athletes, no matter your goal or capacity this is your chance to come on board with a world class performance coach.

Coaching Team

Under Clayton Fettell’s guidance CF racing has attracted a strong group of up and coming coaches. Each coach brings a different dimension to the group but they all have one thing in common – many years of experience at the elite end of age group triathlon racing or individual sports, with IM Age group wins, multiple Kona qualifications and Commonwealth Games representation. CF Racing is sure to have a coach that will fit your aspirations and personality.

Kat Krosch
Kat Krosch Brisbane
Due to her advanced knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the athlete’s body, and her high level of performance as a triathlete, Kathryn Krosch is a great addition to the CF racing Coaching team. Kat has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, which allows her tailor her programs to address her athlete’s strength and injury concerns. She has completed further education and in women’s health and returning to sport postnatal, and specialises in analysing her athlete’s running biomechanics for optimal performance and injury prevention. Kat’s triathlon achievements include qualifying and racing at the Ironman World Championships in 2018, and ITU Olympic distance Age group world champs in Mexico, 2015. She has achieved International and Australian podium finishes in Ironman Cairns, Ironman Bussleton, 70.3 Liuzhou, and has recently begun racing and placing in Women’s Open races. Kat is a certified Triathlon Australia Foundation coach, and she applies the knowledge that she has gained from racing, into her athletes to prepare them to achieve their triathlon goals. Kat works full-time as a physiotherapist, so she understands how to balance the training and work life, and utilises these principles when coaching her athletes.
Ed Jennings
Ed Jennings Bondi Beach
Age: 30 Location: Bondi Beach, Sydney NSW Ed has been part of CF Racing for 18 months after moving to Sydney from the UK. He has qualified for the Ironman 70.3 World Championships for the last 3 years and is working hard to extend this form to full Ironman events when racing resumes. Beyond racing Ed loves nothing more than cycling all day long, recently completing the Everesting challenge to raise money for a mental health charity. Ed takes a holistic approach to coaching, working with you to ensure you are able to fit training around your schedule, and most importantly maintain a healthy balance. He will work with you from race selection to then map out a plan that gets you to the start line physically and mentally primed to compete at your best.
Rhys Jones
Rhys Jones Rockhampton
Located in Rockhampton, on the Capricorn Coast, Rhys has been training & racing under the guidance of head coach Clayton Fettell for 3yrs. During this time he has successfully navigated his way to AG podiums at some of the countries biggest races and earned qualification for the ITU & 70.3 World Championships in 2019. Rhys has a mindset for racing and takes a very simple consistency based approach to his coaching. Furthermore, he has a real passion for teaching and mentoring, and as a small business owner, truly understands the daily challenges faced by amateur athletes. Rhys’ programs are uncomplicated and moulded to suit the athletes available training hours and lifestyle. Sessions are delivered at timely intervals which allows more flexibility for the ever changing and sometimes unpredictable lifestyles we live. As a coach, Rhys’ goal is to a build an environment which is supportive, which is determined and which is resilient.
Lucas McBeath
Lucas McBeath Newcastle
Based in Newcastle NSW and currently Director of Rowing and Head Coach at Newcastle Grammer School, Lucas has been under the coaching tutelage of Clayton Fettell for 12 months refining his triathlon coaching skillset. As an athlete, Lucas is dedicated, focused, and adopts a high-energy approach to everything he does. A top-end podium Age Group athlete across Olympic, 70.3 and Ironman distances, Lucas has competed on the world stage at Kona and at the 70.3 World Championships. As a coach, Lucas is positive and supportive, patient and a clear communicator. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience through his own training, racing, and on-going professional development that has shaped his unique coaching philosophy as holistic, dynamic, and professional. Lucas has coached athletes from a wide variety of sporting backgrounds to success in triathlon. His passion for the sport of triathlon is evident in his coaching style, as his desire to lead his athletes to explore their potential and to reach their goals through the principles of consistency, perseverance, and hard work. Lucas’ training programmes are individually tailored, highly specific, and his training methodologies are based on current literature and research combined with his experience as an athlete and coach. Qualifications: Master’s in Sports Coaching Bachelor Teaching and PDHPE Level 3 Rowing Coach IronmanU Accredited Triathlon Coach Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach Certificate 4 and Diploma in Sports and Remedial Massage Certificate 3 in Sports Coaching Certificate 2 in Fitness Level 1 Athletics Coach
Mark Rohde
Mark Rohde Brisbane
Mark is a dedicated and determined triathlete and coach, that has qualified and raced in Kona for the past 2 years. He competes in all distances of triathlons both nationally and internationally, which gives him invaluable experience that he passes on to all his athletes. Mark has achieved top 10 age group finishes at the ITU Long Distance World Championship in Penticton, NZ Ironman and podiums in Lizhou China and most recently at Sunshine Coast 70.3 in 2019. A certified Ironman U coach and Triathlon Australia Foundations coach, he is also a INSCYD software/testing accredited coach. Continually learning and improving his coaching by staying up to date with latest developments. Mark races and coaches with sustainability, lifestyle and performance in mind. With a family and business he proves that you can also fit in the required training and perform at a high level. He uses scientific analyses and programming to help his athletes get the best out of themselves and their training.
Shaun Tucker
Shaun Tucker California
Shaun 36 has extensive background in endurance sports; including soccer and cross country, up through the collegiate level. Shaun has won a NIRSA National Championship title in 2003 with his Utah Valley State soccer team. Shaun is married, with 5 children, and understands the importance of being able to balance training with his personal and professional life. Shaun is a huge mental health advocate, which allows him to use these skills in coaching different athletes, in a sport where being able to adapt is crucial. Shaun coaches running, and multi-sport athletes in the USA, and uses his large experience with racing triathlons, from sprint all the way to full distance Ironman's when coaching. His coaching methods are based on persistence, consistency, and balance, and wants nothing more than for his athletes to achieve their goals.
Jake Riley
Jake Riley Traralgon
Jake has been competing at the highest level in long distance triathlon for over 6 years and is one of the very first members of CF Racing. He completed his first Ironman in 9hrs 14 mins, and has finished third at IM Western Australia and Ironman Australia. Jake won his age group at the 2020, IM New Zealand. Jake is a multiple Kona and 70.3 WC qualifier. Jake has been coaching for 5 years and as a FIFO worker understands the time pressures that most age group athletes face and is uniquely placed to assist in time management strategies. Jake has taken Clayton’s coaching philosophy and adjusted it to suit athletes with crazy work/life schedules.