Coach Profile: Keegan Williams
Keegan is a multiple professional Ironman winning coach and past professional athlete with numerous podiums at the international level. He has worked with first timers, through to course record holders and Age Group World Champions. Keegan is based in Cambridge, New Zealand.
Description of Keegan Williams
I had my first experenice of triathlon when I was 12 years old and competed in a team's race with my brothers. Over the next 15 years I had an on-off relationship with triathlon and cycling with several major setbacks along the way. During this time I gained a Civil Engineering degree with Honours from Canterbury Univeristy and was working full time when I decided to give Ironman a shot at 27 years-old having not competed since University. I always had a burning desire that I might be able to be a professional athlete. My first Ironman New Zealand went well and four years later I was on the podium at one of the biggest races in the world at Challenge Roth. Other special results to me were my Runner's Up performances at Challenge Wanaka and Challenge Copenhagen.
Why do you work with Trisutto?
In 2008 I got the opportunity to go the Philippines and try out with TeamTBB under the guidance off Brett Sutton. I knew if I was going to have any chance of getting on the podium at Ironman level, I needed to train with the best and for the next two years I worked and watched what was required. This shaped me into the coach I am today. Not only have I coached professional victories both in the male and female categories, my athletes have gained numerous podiums throughout the world.