Director of Rules and Tech
Tom is a qualified teacher and Triathlon Official. He has competed in, organized, and officiated at a variety of events throughout the UK over a 30 year period and has a thorough understanding of the sport in all its complexities.
As an official at events from the smallest to the largest he has been able to put the rules into practice to ensure a safe and fair race for all competitors. Events have included Chief Official at National Events (Children’s, Youth, Junior and Elite) working with outside agencies, the race organiser, volunteers, a team of officials and athletes of all abilities; an official at ITU and ETU events including the 2013 ITU Grand Final in London , ITU WTS events in London , Leeds and Stockholm , ETU European Championships in Athlone, ITU World Cup in Huelva, ETU European Cup Finals in Madrid and Huelva , ETU European Cups in Madrid and Melilla , 3 Salford World Cups, Swansea European Duathlon Championship and Swansea Sprint Triathlon.
In 2012 he was a technical official at the London Olympics. In 2014 he worked as part of the Local Organizing Committee at the Commonwealth Games in Strathclyde.
He has also been a Technical Official at ITU World Paratriathlon Events in Madrid , London and Besancon . Tom also trains officials on behalf of the BTF.