Vicky Johnston

vickyName: Vicky Johnston

Discipline: Triathlon, swimming & time-trialing

Coaching Philosophy: Be prepared to work hard but enjoy what you do.

Coaching Qualifications/Education:

  • Level 2 British Triathlon coach.
  • Currently training as a level 3 coach on the British Triathlon High Performing Coach Programme
  • BSc Hons Sport and Exercise Science (Loughborough University)
  • Cardiff Met Triathlon Academy Coach
  • British Triathlon Strength and Conditioning workshop
  • Former Head Coach for Loughborough Students Triathlon

Sporting achievements:

  • 6x British Universities medalist (sprint, Olympic and duathlon)
  • Podiums in British Junior Super Series races
  • 4th Junior Elite European Cup
  • 3rd British Middle Distance Champs (25-29 AG)
  • European age group Champion (2010)

Sporting goals: Earn my Pro License for 70.3 racing next season and qualify for World Championships as a professional in 2019.

Bucket list event: Alpe d’Huez Triathlon

Favourite athlete: Kelly Holmes- she never gave up despite all her injuries

Favourite food: Chocolate 100%!

On a day off I like to: Visit friends and explore new places

One thing I couldn’t live without: Milk

Dislikes: Drafters in a non-drafting race!

Favourite quote: It never gets easier, you just get better!