Project 3 Team

Coach

 Crawford

Whyte

   

Crawford has been involved in triathlon coaching for over 10 years. He is one of Scotland’s most experienced and successful professional coaches. He has a spread of coaching experience including athletes competing in Ironman, 70.3, Xtreme Ironman distance, Youth Olympic Games, National, European and World Championship races.

 

Previously Crawford worked for Triathlon Scotland as Head Coach of the Scottish Academy Squad – working with the top 15-17 year old athletes in the country.

 

Crawford currently works with Scotland's most successful short course triathlete ever, Marc Austin, as well as coaching athletes that race elite in under 23, junior and youth categories – some of the most talented triathletes in the country.

 

Alongside the elite athletes, Crawford coaches many athletes racing at all levels, from athletes competing at the head of age group triathlon to those that are training towards their first triathlon.

 

Crawford also coaches single sport athletes – with a particular interest in running, from 5k to Ultra Marathons. With a background in fell running and a few successful race winning seasons of ultra-marathon racing under his belt; running has always been a big passion.

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Craig Coull

 

Craig has a passion for endurance sport and helping others and has been working within fitness and coaching since 2013.  Starting as a Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer he has supported people of all ages from youth clubs to fitness classes with clients in their 80’s. Craig has a range of experience in triathlon coaching, having coached & supported athletes of all levels –  first-time youths and adults to elite athletes.

 

Craig is a member of the Triathlon Scotland Academy coaching team delivering training camps and race support throughout the year, as well as the TS Skills School lead coach in the Tayside & Fife region.  He was awarded Triathlon Scotland's Performance Development Coach of the year award in 2017.

 

He works with personal clients to deliver bespoke individual training programmes.  Clients range from those training for their first ever triathlon to experienced Ironman athletes, and everything in between!  Craig currently works as the coach for Stirling Masters Swim squad.

 

His personal experiences within endurance sport have given him a vast knowledge of the demands of the sport of triathlon. Starting to compete in triathlon at the age of 8, he has raced a range of distances and disciplines within endurance sport.  He raced in the youth/junior ages for many years and completed his first Ironman aged 19.  He has raced multiple endurance mountain bike events including Relentless 24 Solo and in 2018, qualified for Xterra World Championships in Maui, Hawaii.

 

Craig has also recently added a Diploma in Swedish Massage to his services.

Fiona Maurer

 

Leaving the corporate industry in 2011, Fiona built her career in Personal Training. The business model over the years has evolved and her focus is mainly in strength and conditioning and endurance sports such as running and triathlon. 

 

Fiona is a fully qualified and experienced Strength and Conditioning Coach, Triathlon and Run Coach, Pre and Post-natal Specialist in exercise and HIIT Instructor. 

 

As a Strength and Conditioning Coach, she can provide functional exercises to help enhance performance by increasing power, speed, agility and balance. Fiona regularly works alongside physiotherapist and provides bespoke programmes to help rehabilitation or to avoid injury during intense training periods. 

 

Fiona recently qualified in 2020 as a triathlon coach and has a strong client base of athletes competing in sprint to Ironman distances and ultra marathons such as the iconic Highland Fling. She has personal experience in all distance events including Xtreme Ironman Celtman, Ben Nevis Triathlon and Ultra Marathons. She has a passion for trail running and more unusual endurance events such as Redbull Neptune Steps.

Arlene Lewis

 

Arlene trained as a swimmer as a child, running was a hobby that only became competitive after moving to Jersey in 2007. Competing in distance road running, cross country and track on and off the island the training routine suited her background of consistency and commitment. 

 

 She represented Jersey at Nat West Island Games in 2011 in half marathon and 10,000m and again at the Games in 2015 in triathlon as part of the gold medal winning team.

Moving back to her home town of Glasgow in 2015 Arlene took her first year back rediscovering Scotland and completed the Highland Fling Ultra and Glen Ogle 33.

 

The opportunity to compete in a qualifying race for GB Age group triathlon led to her first appearance in a GB suit at European Championships in sprint triathlon in 2017, with 2 further appearances in 2018 and 2019 and culminating in a World Silver Age Group medal in Aquathlon in 2019, all with coaching by Crawford at Project 3.  

Arlene also races cross country, representing Scotland at the Masters International in 2018.

 

With a hospitality background Arlene experience of all aspects of small to medium business and has now combined her passion for sport with the business side of Project 3, looking after the marketing and social media. She recently completed a qualification in Marketing Communications.

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