Special Notice:

TriNova Trifit sessions starting soon.

Aimed at beginners or the mums and dads that have no time to train before or after school but may have some time after kids are dropped off at school.

Sessions will be aimed at increasing fitness and skills to be able to take on a Triathlon.

Sessions will be on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9am.

All enquiries can be made via


Rod Cook and Ben Higginbottom present TriNova Multisport triathlon squad coaching. Train alongside some of Newcastle’s best triathletes - swimming, cycling and running at varous locations around one of the best cities in NSW and Australia for triathlon training.

TriNova Multisport offers full programs for triathlon or individual programs for swimming, cycling and/or running. We also have varied squad training opportunities that provide our athletes with training in a fun yet competitive environment to help produce the results you are looking for.

From sprint distance through to Ironman and Challenge distance triathlons, for those just looking for fun and fitness in being a triathlete through to those with Olympic or Kona World Championship dreams, TriNova Multisport is Newcastle's premier triathlon coaching squad.

TriNova Coaches

Rod Cook
Level 2 Triathlon Coach
Head Coach Hunter Academy of Sport Triathlon Program
Contact 0437400139


Ben Higginbottom
Level 2 Triathlon Coach
Level 3 Track & Field Coach
Bachelor of Health and Physical Education (Honours)
Contact 0405 013 510


Training Schedule

Monday     active recovery day no formal squad activity
Tuesday 5:30am Swim Balance Aquatic Centre, Mayfield
  5:30pm Run Newcastle Athletics Field (squad members only)
Wednesday 6:00am Cycle Nobbys Beach Carpark (squad members only)
  6:30pm Swim Balance Aquatic Centre, Mayfield
Thursday 5:45am Run Nobbys Beach, Newcastle
  6:30pm Swim Balance Aquatic Centre, Mayfield
Friday 6.00am Brick Townson Oval, Merewether
Saturday 6:30am Run Long Run location TBA
Sunday 6:00am Cycle Long Bike location TBA
  PM Swim Swim session TBA


Training Programs and Squad Attendance

Your individual program is scheduled to suit your needs and availabilities and tailored to your specific athletic requirements and goals.

Sessions are open for athletes who are not on programs with TriNova to attend; however, please contact a coach/coordinator prior to attending to discuss the nature of the session including precise meeting place and time, required equipment, anticipated duration and intensities.


Swimming, Cycling or running only programs are available. Fees are dependent on specific requirements of the desired program.

Program Fees are payable on a tri-monthly basis in advance. There is no joining fee and you are welcome to commence at any time.

*The Performance Level Programs utilise the world leading Endurance Performance Systems Training Pace and Performance Calculator (Newcastle specific courses included). Developed by Tony Benson and refined by Ben Higginbottom.

newcastle float centre
TriNova Multisport athletes and coaches choose to relax and recover
at Newcastle Float Centre

TriNova Multisport - Newcastle Triathlon Training Squad and Coaches
Rod Cook - 0437 400139 | Ben Higginbotham - 0405 013 510
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