Train

We have a number of training options to cater for all abilities, so if you are just beginning, want to try a new exciting sport or are an elite athlete, we have something for you. For more information please contact one of the individual coaches about a session (details below on our Club Coaches).

Lakers Training Meeting Locations 
What? When? Where?
Monday Swim Morning (Summer)
Evening (Summer)
View – Henley Beach (Summer)
View – Tiranna Way, West Lakes
Tuesday Ride
Tuesday Run
Morning
Evening
View – RAH – North Terrace
View – Weir, War Memorial Drive
Wednesday Swim Morning View – Thebarton Aquatic Centre
Thursday Ride Morning (Summer) View – Henley (The Coffee Club)
Thursday Run Evening (Summer)
Evening (Winter)
View Map – Henley Athletic Club
View Map – Uni Loop Frome Road
Friday Swim Morning View – Thebarton Aquatic Centre
Saturday Ride Morning View – CIBO – The Esplanade, Henley Square 
Sunday Run Morning Various – check run program
 Lakers Coaches

Head Coach (Running Coach)
Nigel Pietsch

Nigel has been appointed to the role of Lakers Head Coach and is recognised as the principle provider of training programs, including coaching and general fitness advice to members. Please contact Nigel if you have any questions about our training sessions.

Nigel is a Level 2 Triathlon Coach, has completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise & Sport Science) and is currently completing a masters in Strength and Conditioning at Edith Cowan University. He has been involved in Triathlon since 1996. Over that time he has been a competitor racing in the open category in SA for many years winning the state long course Duathlon title in 2003, placing at national age group championships and completed the Hawaii Ironman in 2000.

Nigel was president of triathlon SA for 4 years and was involved at a committee level for 10 years. During this time he played a major role in the Triathlon SA junior program and acted as office administrator. He is a very respected and experienced runner with a 2.38 marathon PB.

Swimming Coach
Grant Fergusson

Grant has been involved with the Lakers for many years and has competed in a number of Ironman races, including Ironman Australia and New Zealand. His expertise in swimming has helped many people achieve their swimming goals and he continues to motivate everyone at swimming trainings.

Cycling coach
Steve Diamond

Steve is our ride leader, coordinating our rides that includes the Saturday bunch ride. Steve has a keen interest in rider safety, skill improvement and compteting in triathlons.

Contact the Coaches 
Swimming Coach
Grant Fergusson
mob: 0417 837 760
email: Grant
Bike Coach
Steve Diamond

mob: 0418 327 000
email: Steve 
Head Coach (Running Coach)
Nigel Pietsch
mob: 0413 399 453
email: Nigel 
Club Race/Training Results
Event Results
5km running time trial (Tuesday Nights) Click to download
Joggers World ‘Summit Half Marathon’ Click to download
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