"Coaching ensures that I train smart - my job is demanding, with long hours, but my training is also key to keeping my mind clear"
"I’ve learned that I’m training for triathlon, and not three individual sports – there’s a big difference"
"All Ali expects is that I do what I can. This has lightened my mental load and also meant I perform better"
"He drives high standards but is adaptable. He’s passionate and invested in us as people and athletes"
"Ali makes it all very person centred, which as a counsellor I feel is really important, and there is no judgement at all"
"..clear and consistent communication, ease of access if you have any questions that need to be answered"
"I like his straight forward, honest and dedicated approach"
"..saw how enthusiastic and knowledgeable Ali was and knew if I wanted to see how far I can go, Ali is the person that will get me there"
"A greater understanding of building endurance fitness & I am stronger despite getting older"
"he is the only one who can handle my strops"
"Doing so far only 2 marathon races with Ali as a coach, I've taken 29 minutes of previous marathon times"
"I train smarter and with more conviction now than ever before"