CHAIR - DONNA LOVELOCK
I first started triathlon in 2012 and haven't looked back since. I have raced locally at various different distances and have now discovered a love for full iron distance in hot places. My main aim is to keep training and racing fun, sociable and an excuse to eat lots of cake. I took over the role of Club Chairman at the AGM in April 2018.
TREASURER - SUZANNE WILLIS
SECRETARY - EMMA HAWKINS
WELFARE OFFICER - JENNY LAWRIE
I started triathlon after the Brownlee brothers and the London Olympics inspired me. I have regularly attended STC swimming sessions ever since and feel that my swimming has improved quite markedly. I love swimming outside – you turn your head to breathe and see the open sky above you: can’t beat it.
I was already a runner of sorts (one or two gentle runs each week for years and years). My cycling was only recreational and I still do not really know how to cycle fast – and consequently I am terribly slow. The joy that is retirement has intervened, so now the possibilities for training are endless – and have led to aches, injuries and also quite a few events and consequent medals. Triathlon is a real individual sport but with the tri club, it is also so supportive and collaborative.
HEAD COACH - PAUL EDMONDS
I completed my first multisport event in 2003 as a credible way of taking a break from my final year study at University. After a 10 year absence from Triathlon, I returned to race some local New Forest events before joining STC in 2013. Since then, I have qualified for GB Age Group, and competed at the World and European Championships in Olympic and Middle Distance. I completed my BTF Coaching Level 2 in 2016 and since then have been coaching the track session on a Thursday evening.
SOCIAL MEDIA OFFICER - BECCA STUBBS
I joined STC when moving to Southampton after university end of 2017, not knowing anyone in the city is was a leap of faith. However, I’ve totally fallen in love with the sport, the lifestyle and STC community has undoubtedly been a huge part of how easily I settled in. Having come from a cycling background, I had a lot to learn particularly in the pool. But both my swimming and running have gone from strength to strength due to the coaching I have received from the club. I have a need for speed so my preferred races are standard tri/duathlon, of which I am racing age group this year for the first time! Oh how this has escalated!
RUN OFFICER - SONIA RUSHBY
I have been a member of Eastleigh RC for many years and was persuaded by one of the STC coaches to join the club approximately 3 years ago. I have no regrets and since joining have participated in sprint and standard distance triathlons. Of the 3 disciplines running is my strength, joining STC has improved my swimming, now I need to focus on my cycling.
Interval training sessions take place at Southampton Athletics Track on Thursday evenings @ 7:30 pm. The club participates in the CC6 series, 7 cross country races of between 4 & 5 miles each, they take place from September to March. This series is organised by local running & triathlon clubs. Keep an eye on the club Facebook Closed page for details of other running races and members' advertising training runs. Any questions regarding running please do not hesitate to contact me.