About Us

John Macleod

John Macleod our head coach is certified as:

  • Certified IRONMAN coach
  • EPTI certified personal trainer
  • Metafit coach
  • Indoor cycling instructor
  • Mountain Bike leader

And just been accepted at Stirling University to do a masters in High Performance (more detail of course)

John is REPS registered, fully insured and all of his methods are based on scientifically proven principles which are adapted to suit your individual needs. His skill is getting the best out of you to help you achieve amazing results; whether that’s Tough Mudder, road bike races, IRONMAN… or anything in between.

John is a three times IRONMAN finisher: Austria, New Zealand and Lake Placid (USA). He loves multi sport adventure races, mountain bike races, marathon and triathlon.

He spends his free time riding about on his (many) bikes around Arthurs Seat, the Pentlands, East Lothian and Fife and enjoys a well earned coffee stop (or two).

Photo: Dr Andy Kirkland

Paul Hawkins

Coach Paul Hawkins is certified as:

  • Triathlon Australia coach
  • Certified personal trainer
  • Certified Sports Masseur
  • Certified Sports Therapist
  • Certified Rehab trainer
  • Indoor cycling instructor
  • and is currently completing the IRONMAN Certified Coach qualification.

Paul brings a passion for triathlon and Ironman, scientific coaching methods, a solid understanding of biomechanics, movement patterns and through self belief brings you a holistic coaching philosophy that no matter your event Paul will always find the best way to get you there, no cookie cutter coaching only individual, personal and creative, to deliver the true Ironman lifestyle.

Paul has 30 years of triathlon experience – racing since he was 12 years old including 7 Ironman Races (3x IM South Africa, 3x IM Oz & 1x IM Western OZ) pb 10:06 with IM marathon pb at 3:30 and 40+ IM 70.3 pb 4:32 – Favourite race is Aberfeldy and Paul is looking forward to racing again this year.