Jason Townsend is one of our new Assistant Coaches, joining the Infinitude Coaching team from 1 July 2021.

Jason brings a fresh, exciting and unique approach to coaching. His approach focuses on equipping the athlete with a wealth of understanding in training and triathlon as a whole for all distances. “It is all about the athlete as an individual a personalized way to assist the athlete, will lead to success”.

Mentoring and motivation cannot be ignored and  through open channels of communication the athlete will be able to get advice and help on their path to success. His coaching will have a large educational focus but will never neglect the enjoyment that the sport brings. Triathlon is a ton of fun and once the bug bites there is no turning back!

Qualifications/Experience:

Sports Science and Psychology Degree Wits University,  Honours Bridging Course University of Johannesburg.

Favourite Quote:

“The secret to success is doing a lot of little things consistently over a long period of time” James Lawrence – The Iron Cowboy

Race History:

  • 6x Full Ironman Finisher
  • 5 x 70.3 Ironman Finisher
  • 5 x 5150 Ironman Finisher
  • Multiple 94.7 and Bicycle Race Events
  • Multiple Marathon and Half Marathon Events
  • Multiple Competitive Swimming Events
*Jason is currently in his coaching trial with Infinitude will be working under the supervision of Head Coach Louise Strydom. When signing up with Jason and Tridot, please select Louise Strydom as your coach option on TriDot.