Access some of the best experts and coaches in the sport.
We are dedicated to gathering a top team of experts to help our members be successful in achieving their goals in the sport of triathlon and its various disciplines. We work with forward thinkers and experts in their field to ensure that MaccaX members get access to some of the best in the business.
Chris “Macca” McCormack
Chris is a 4 time world champion and 2 x Hawaii Ironman World Champion. He’s won pretty much every iconic Triathlon in the world and is the author of the best-selling book “I’m Here To Win”.
MaccaX is a brainchild of Chis and he’s very passionate about helping everyone in this team improve and making sure they are surrounded by top quality talent and educators in the sport who don’t feed you any b.s.
His brutally honest approach is thoroughly represented by everyone on the team and in management.
Belinda was a teacher for 12 years before turning pro and has done 50 Iron distance races and won 15 along with 5 top 10 finishes in Kona, putting her 2nd in the all-time list of female Ironman Victories … a true legend of the sport and one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet.
Justin Granger has been coaching triathletes since 2000. His main focus is helping age groupers achieve their goals through his simple, low technical approach to training with consistency being the key.
Justin has spent much time training with some of the world’s best triathletes and has first-hand experience on what they are currently doing to keep them at the top.
Justin has started over 40 Ironman races and finished all but a handful. He coaches his wife, 15 x Ironman Champion Belinda, so he has a wealth of knowledge to share.
(Racing/Training/Weight Loss) @tford14
Tim Ford turned his life around with triathlon, losing over 50 kg, becoming one of the top athletes in his age group, and is now helping fellow athletes succeed in this complex sport.
Working with a wide range of athletes, Tim has excelled with those starting out in the sport as well as those moving up in distance or seeking PB’s.
Chloe McLeod has had a keen interest in nutrition from a young age due to food intolerances as well as a realization about the important role food plays in an active lifestyle.
She has a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition & Dietetics, a master’s degree in Public Health, has received Sports Dietetics training through the Australian Institute of Sport, and has earned qualifications for ISAK Level 1, and is a member of DAA, SDA, and PINES.
She is a two-time marathoner, avid trail runner, and also enjoys staying active through snowboarding and Pilates.
2012 Australian Masters Swim Coach of the Year.
Brenton focuses solely on helping swimmers swim fast with better technique and training. He has thousands of very helpful training videos and runs his own private swimming training academy at www.effortlesswimming.com
Brad Beer is a physiotherapist, Amazon best-selling author, host of The Physical Performance Show podcast and the founder of POGO Physio. He specializes in helping active people perform at their physical best by keeping them pain- and injury-free.
He graduated from the Gold Coast’s Griffith University in 2005 with a double degree in Physiotherapy and Exercise Science. Throughout his career he has delivered in excess of 25,000 physiotherapy consultations and has helped athletes experience some remarkable physical achievements, including Olympic and national team selection, Olympic gold, silver, and bronze medals, world championships, multiple Surf Ironman titles, and world records.
Ben Hammond is a bike fitter, former pro, and sports scientist with Today’s Plan. He got into triathlon around 15 years ago and spent a number of years in Europe on French Grand Prix and German Bundesliga teams before returning to Australia. He began his foray into sport sciences at school and then furthered this at university with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science. He is currently in the application process to take on a Masters degree.