BTF Level 3
UKA, Level 2 (endurance)
ASA Level 2 (Swimming)
Experience and Achievements
Beate has been running since the late 70s and has completed ten marathons and a wide range of road and cross-country events. She discovered triathlons in the late 80s when the sport was still in its very early stages.
Alongside several Sprint and Olympic triathlons she has raced through the finish line at a number of Half Ironmen events. In 2010 Beate represented the GB Team at the World Championships in Budapest and in 2011 at the European Championships in Pontevedra, Spain.
Interests and Activities
Beate began coaching runners in 2003 and has been working with triathletes since 2006. Beate is very enthusiastic about coaching and loves to share her knowledge while continuing to learn and develop as an athlete and coach. Her personal athletic interests include all the triathlon disciplines and all distances from Sprint to Ironman. She was awarded Regional Participation Coach of the Year 2011.
Beate offers 1-2-1 coaching, triathlon workshops and training camps specifically geared towards female athletes and athletes over 50 through tri50 (www.tri50.co.uk)
Involvement with Serpentine
Since 2004 Beate has been coaching the weekly Thursday night Battersea Park track session and has coached the Serpentine women's triathlon squad since 2007. This unit has progressed exceptionally well with alumni of these squads competing in World Championships, completing Ironman and even making it to the professional ranks.