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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;
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



Ben Higginbottom        

EPS Head Coach, Newcastle
Level 2 Triathlon Coach.
Level 2 Track & Field

Barb Augustin

Level 2 Track & Field Coach
Level 1 Triathlon Coach.
Qualified Indoor Cycle Instructor.

Simon Watson Level 2 Track & Field Coach.
Frances Lipscome Level 2 Track & Field Coach.

Technical Advisors


Irv Ray                              USA T&F 1500m Olympic Co-ordinator;
Co-author of Run With The Best.
Ian Harries Director Enduramax Running;
National Coach South Africa;
Senior UK/Level 2 IAAF Coach.
Patrick Sang Level 2 IAAF Coach - Eldoret, Kenya;
Coach of the 2003 World 5000m champion.
Colin Stewart Former 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 Visentini Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist;
Team Physio to EPS, Melbourne Tigers BB team.
Craig Tanner Podiatrist; Team podiatrist to EPS;
consultant to elite track athletes and triathletes.



Current coaches who have been with EPS.                 

Andy Sleeman
Ollie Allen
Rachel Allen (Fantauzzo)
Sean Foster
Paul Chow