Meet our coaches

Head Coach- Nathan Dortmann “Frenchie”

Nathan is a Professional Coach turned Pro Triathlete to better understand his athlete’s needs. He is a passionate coach with an individualised approach utilising science and his years of experience. Having established his career as a high-performance coach Nathans passion lies in high level endurance performance. 

Nathan understands athletes needs from a unique perspective having spent many years working his way through the age-group ranks to turning pro. He is currently focusing on supporting other professional triathletes and elite AG triathletes towards their race goals.

 Overview of Nathan's Achievements:

  • 2023 Ironman Cairns Pro Debut and Top 10 Finish qualifying for the Ironman World Champs Nice
  • 2022 Ironman World Championships Kona - Top 10 AG
  • 2022 Australian Champion 30-34 Ironman Port Macquarie
  • 2021 First place Tweed Heads Enduro
  • 2020 First Overall Age Group Athlete Ironman 70.3 Carins
  • 2020 First Overall Age Group Athlete Sunshine Coast Ironman 70.3
  • 2019 Ironman World Championship Kona
  • 2018 ITU World Championships Sprint and Olympic Distance 
  • 2018 Ironman 70.3 World Championships
  • 2018 2nd Overall Tour n Man 70.3 France 
  • And the list goes on and on…. You get the gist Nathan has been involved in Triathlon for quite some time. 

Qualifications:

Level 1 & 2 Performance Coach 

Qualified 3 Athletes to Ironman World Championships

Qualified 10 Athletes to Ironman 70.3 World Championships

Head Coach Brisbane Southside Masters Swim Squad

Senior Swim Coach at Iona College


Swim Coach- Michael Boult “White Loaf”

Michael is an emerging Professional Triathlete and Coach balancing full-time work with his triathlon passion. Commonly referred to as ‘White Loaf’ for his niche obsession with bringing a full loaf of white bread on his 6hr training days he’s sure to make you laugh once or twice. Michael grew up competitively swimming and brings a wealth of swim knowledge to the pool deck. You’ll find Michael at our Monday and Friday evening swim sessions. 

Overview of Michael's Achievements & Qualifications:

  • 2024 6th place as a pro at Ironman 70.3 Tasmania 
  • Professional triathlete, raced Ironman elite fields domestically and overseas for 2 years
  • Reached Open National level in swimming and surf lifesaving
  • Triathlon Australia Development Coach (in progress!)
  • ASCTA and AUSTSWIM swimming instructor and coach for 7 years
  • Held Mack Horton’s underwear while getting his autograph before he was famous