Coach Sergio Borges to head up Thanyapura Triathlon Academy

Sergio Borges has been tasked with steering Asia’s leading triathlon program at Thanyapura Phuket in Thailand in his new role as head of the facility’s Triathlon Academy.

The elite coach and nine-time all American athlete was headhunted by Thanyapura’s Executive Chairman and four-time triathlon world champion Chris ‘Macca’ McCormack, as Thanyapura Phuket establishes itself as a leading sporting hub in Asia.

Chris believes Sergio has what it takes as a coach to take the Thanyapura Triathlon Academy to the next level. He said “Having worked directly with Sergio over the last two years, I’ve been blown away with his knowledge and passion for the sport.

“He’s the king of qualifying age groupers for Kona and will do an amazing job raising the bar for all our members and guests, as well as the sport here in Asia. This is massive for us and I’m beyond excited to have him here.”

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