HAMISH GORMAN – ASSOCIATE COACH

If you’re hurting then its a good time to attack.

Growing up in Kangaroo Valley I’ve developed a love for the outdoors including cycling, mountain biking and trail running. After completing a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Wollongong I have been working as an Exercise Physiologist and Sports Scientist specialising in the testing of endurance athletes.

I’ve coached a wide variety of athletes as part of Sydney Cycling Coaching and have come across to FTP Training as an associate coach to continue my coaching education and to collaborate with other coaches for the benefit of his athletes.

Hamish's Rider Testimonials

Danny Moore

I worked with Hamish for a period of 3 months in preparation for a cycling trip to the Spanish Pyranese.

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<div class="fancybox-hidden" style="display: none;"><br /> <div id="danny-moore-info" class="client-info-wrapper mixed-after-h4"><br /> <h4><strong>Danny</strong> Moore</h4><br /> <p>I worked with Hamish for a period of 3 months in preparation for a cycling trip to the Spanish Pyranese.</p><br /> <p>Training started with a targeted VO2 max and Lactate Threshold test to determine my current fitness levels. He then implemented a power based training program integrating indoor sessions on the wahoo kickr as well as outdoor individual and group rides.</p><br /> <p>I improved my FTP power output from 268 to 299 watts and I was able to complete over 780 km with 13 000 m gained in a 7 day period. Over the 3 month period I learned how to train smarter, work harder and ride faster.</p><br /> </div><br /> </div>

Dileen De Silva

As I was travelling for work 2-3 days a week, Hamish was able to structure a programme that made the most of time that i was able to actually train to achieve race goals.

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<div class="fancybox-hidden" style="display: none;"><br /> <div id="dileen-desilva-info" class="client-info-wrapper mixed-after-h4"><br /> <h4><strong>Dileen</strong> De Silva</h4><br /> <p>As I was travelling for work 2-3 days a week, Hamish was able to structure a programme that made the most of time that i was able to actually train to achieve race goals.</p><br /> <p>Also based on training data and feedback during training, Hamish was able to put together a race plan that worked perfectly on race day.</p><br /> </div><br /> </div>

Melinda Allen

With Hamish’s Exercise Physiology background and coaching skills, he prepared a responsive program to meet my mountain bike racing goals, balanced against family and work commitments.

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<div class="fancybox-hidden" style="display: none;"><br /> <div id="melinda-allen-info" class="client-info-wrapper mixed-after-h4"><br /> <h4><strong>Melinda</strong> Allen</h4><br /> <p>With Hamish’s Exercise Physiology background and coaching skills, he prepared a responsive program to meet my mountain bike racing goals, balanced against family and work commitments.</p></p><p><p>Over a year, I closed the gap on my competitors and this year I am starting to beat a few. The regular one on one coaching sessions and weekly catchups were invaluable to keeping me focused and confident.</p></p><p><p>Those inevitable weeks where I felt flat, not good enough or down and out after a set back, Hamish was able to restore my self belief and mindset. That kind of support you can only get from a coach who has taken the time to know you and where you want to take your riding.</p></p><p></div><br /> </div>

Mitchell Reid

I was also 51 years old and 94kg with a pair of worn out knees. Under Hamish, in less than a year I managed to improve my half Ironman from 6 plus hrs to 5:08 and complete the full Ironman in 11:16.

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<div class="fancybox-hidden" style="display: none;"><br /> <div id="mitchell-reid-info" class="client-info-wrapper mixed-after-h4"><br /> <h4><strong>Mitchell</strong> Reid</h4><br /> <p>I was also 51 years old and 94kg with a pair of worn out knees. Under Hamish, in less than a year I managed to improve my half Ironman from 6 plus hrs to 5:08 and complete the full Ironman in 11:16.</p></p><p><p>He gives constant feedback on your progress and his flexible approach and easy nature was a perfect match for my busy lifestyle. I highly recommend him.</p><br /> </div><br /> </div>

Ollie Radic

I gave Hamish the brief of prepping me for a UCI Worlds GF Qualifying event in Italy which was predominantly a double mountain climb. We had two months training in Aus. prior to flying over then another month acclimatising to the heat prior to the race.
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<div class="fancybox-hidden" style="display: none;"><br /> <div id="ollie-radic-info" class="client-info-wrapper mixed-after-h4"><br /> <h4><strong>Ollie</strong> Raduc</h4><br /> <p>I gave Hamish the brief of prepping me for a UCI Worlds GF Qualifying event in Italy which was predominantly a double mountain climb. We had two months training in Aus. prior to flying over then another month acclimatising to the heat prior to the race. <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->The training was intense and improvements were achieved. Come race day I was ready and confident. In the end I came 28th from 137 in my age group which was good enough to qualify for the Worlds in Albi, France. Hamish's programme, feedback and support certainly assisted me in achieving my goal. I will certainly use his expertise again and can highly recommend him as a coach.</div><br /> </div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->

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