OUR COACHES

Lindsey Parry

Coach. Consultant. Speaker.

With a passion for high performance sport – Lindsey Parry is one of South Africa’s most widely recognised coaches.

Having led a team to both the London and Rio Olympic Games as well as the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh and coached both triathletes and runners onto podiums of some of the world’s most illustrious races, Lindsey has a unique ability to understand what it takes to succeed at any level and thrives on coaching, motivating and inspiring others to do the same – whether it’s on the track, on stage or behind a mic.

Lindsey’s 1-on-1 coaching services are massively in demand and he only takes on new coaching clients when a space opens up on his coaching roster from within the Coach Parry Online Community.

Lindsey Parry

Devlin Eyden

Devlin Eyden

Devlin Eyden has passion for seeing his athletes grow and excel. From novice cyclists across all disciplines, to elite mountain bikers representing South Africa at World Championships.

In addition to helping you ride faster, for longer, Devlin also has the personal touch when it comes to your bike setup, aiming at improving the overall rider experience.

With his background as a Sport Scientist as well as a Strength & Conditioning specialist, cycling performance is Devlin’s main priority, be it in the gym, the lab or out on the bike.

Being a keen cyclist and having completed the Cape Epic among others, Devlin has first hand experience in what it take to reach your goals.

If you’re looking for a once off training program or ongoing, high touch support Devlin has you covered.

Markus van Niekerk

Markus van Niekerk the athlete has qualified for ITU World Olympic Distance, ITU Long Distance and 70.3 World Champs. A sub 10hr Ironman Finisher and top 10 finish at ITU World Long Distance champs count as his highlights.

He regularly finishes on the podium at local races across all the Triathlon disciplines and understand well what it takes to achieve his goals working around a 9-5 job and raising a young Family

As a coach Markus has assisted multiple athletes qualify for 70.3 World Champs, ITU Olympic Distance World Champs and Xterra World Champs.

Lindsey has been coaching and mentoring Markus for the past 5 years and I felt the time was right to use Markus within the coach Parry Brand as he carries through the same philosophies that have helped me achieve the successes I have.

Markus van Niekerk

Rudolf Naude

Devlin Eyden

Rudolf Naude started triathlon for the fun of it as a 14 year old. Over the years he developed into a very competitive athlete and has raced around the world at Junior World Champs (21st), U23 World Champs (23rd) the ITU World Cup and World Triathlon Series Circuit.

Rudolf moved up to 70.3 racing in 2014 and has steadily moved up the rankings, taking 1 podium and several top 10 placings in the Pro Category around the World.

Rudolf has developed into one of the strongest 70.3 swimmers on tour, mixes it with the top pros on the bike and is making great improvements on the run. 2018 is turning out to be his breakthrough year on, and off the field of play.

With a postgraduate Degree in Sport Science, Rudolf has turned his passion for triathlon towards coaching. He was worked with Lindsey Parry since 2008 and continues to grow as an athlete and as a coach.

If you are looking to start triathlon or become more competitive, Rudolf has the skill set, passion and attention to detail that will get you to your goals.