Our Team

The team at TCC is made up of passionate, dedicated, and skillful coaches who will guide you through your training and be there for you when you need them.  Our team is vastly experienced and has been involved in the sport for many years both as athletes and as coaches.  Whatever distance you are doing we have been there, learned from our experiences, and passed it on to our athletes.  We want you to succeed and will strive to give you the best coaching available.  

Meet The Team

Chris Wallace


Chris has a Master's in Exercise Physiology and a BSc. (Hons) in Sports, Health and Performance Science, a British Triathlon level 3 coach; Ironman certified coach; Training Peaks Level 2 Certified Coach, British Triathlon coach educator, and coach mentor.  With over 20 years of experience in teaching and coaching, he is passionate about developing all levels of athletes, especially athletes new to the sport, to allow them to meet their goals.  Chris has raced over every distance, from Sprint to Iron Distance. 


Mres  - Sport, Exercise and Health Science (Physiology)

BSc (Hons) - Sports Health + Performance Science

Level 3 - British Triathlon Coach

Level 3 - Advanced Gym Instructor GP Referral

Level 2 - ASA Swimming Teacher

Level 2 - ASA Open Water Coach

Ironman Certified Coach

Level 2 Certified Training Peaks Coach

Certified Training Peaks Power Coach

British Triathlon Coach Mentor

British Triathlon Coach Educator

Swim Wales Tutor

UKAD Anti-Doping Advisor

Chris De Rycke

Chris is a British Triathlon level 3 coach, level 2 swimming teacher and level 1 swimming coach with ten years of triathlon experience. He is passionate about helping beginners into the sport and developing their skills to reach their racing goals. He is focused on an athlete-led experience and looks to challenge athletes he works with to make their own training decisions and work collaboratively to improve.


Level 3 British Triathlon High Performing Coach

Level 2 Gym Instructor

Level 2 - ASA Swimming Teacher

Level 1 - ASA Swimming Coach

Jen Coppock 

Jen is a British Triathlon level 2 coach, Personal Trainer, Swimming Teacher and level 4 Biomechanics Coach. She specialises in improved movement, injury prevention and creating plans with a holistic approach to ensure all athletes enjoy their training. Jen is a mum of 4 and understands the challenges of balancing training with family life, whether you’re training for a sprint triathlon or an Ironman.


Level 4 Biomechanics Coach

Level 3 Personal Trainer

Level 2 British Triathlon Coach

 Level 2 Coach In Running Fitness

Level 2 Gym Instructor

Level 2 ASA Swimming Teacher

Level 1 ASA Swimming Coach
Level 1 Certified Training Peaks Coach

Leadership In Running Fitness

British Triathlon Activator

Motivational Interviewer