About >> EPS Coaches

The EPS Coaching Team

Endurance Performance Systems delivers programs to athletes and triatletes in Australia, America, the Philippines, England, Ireland and Kenya through highly credentialled coaches, technical advisors, co-ordinators and assistants. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that you receive the training and support necessary to achieve your goals. Often this merely sounds like a cliche but if you stop to reflect on the fact that your success is our success it makes perfect sense!



Coaching Director


Tony Benson                 

EPS Head Coach;

1972 Olympian

1969 PCC Gold Medalist
Head Coach of teams at the:
-1981 South East Asian Games
-1983 Asian Games
-1990 Commonwealth Games
-1991 World Championships
-1992 Olympic Games 
Level 5 Track & Field Coach     
Level 3 Triathlon Coach.
National T&F Consultant


Barb Augustin


EPS Head Triathlon Coach

Level 2 Triathlon Coach

Level 3 Track & Field Coach
Bronze Licence Swim Coach
Level 1 Cycle Coach
CycleSkills Cycle Coach

Qualified Indoor Cycle Instructor.

Frances Lipscombe


EPS Head Run Coach

Level 4 Track & Field Coach.

Mark Travill

*Subject to hours

Level 1 Triathlon Coach

Hawaii Ironman Triathlete

EPS Ironman Cycle Consultant

Ben Higginbottom    


Level 2 Triathlon Coach.
Level 2 Track & Field

Technical Advisors


Irv Ray                             

Head Coach - Universiy of California at Riverside

USA T&F 1500m Olympic Co-ordinator;
Co-author of Run With The Best.

Ian HarriesDirector Enduramax Running;
National Coach South Africa;
Senior UK/Level 2 IAAF Coach.
Patrick SangLevel 2 IAAF Coach - Eldoret, Kenya;
Coach of the 2003 World 5000m champion.
Colin StewartFormer National Coach of Triathlon Australia;
2000 Olympic and 2002 Commonwealth Games coach.
Ben Hiddlestone

Level 2 Swim Coach
Former assistant coach with Dennis Cottrell's squad

Paul VisentiniSports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist;
Team Physio to EPS, Melbourne Tigers BB team.
Steve WhytcrossSports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist;
Team Physio to EPS
 Anna Beetham Team Podiatrist to EPS


Current coaches who have been with EPS.                 

Andy Sleeman

Ann Martin (9:48 hr / IM)
Ollie Allen
Rachel Allen (Fantauzzo)
Sean Foster (8:46 hr IM)
Paul Chow

Specialised 1:1 Coaching and Advice
The best way to more rapid improvement 



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