Ryan Bourke | Director
Ryan hails from Byron Bay with a background in competitive swimming and surfing. After taking a break from racing in the pool, Ryan began coaching young swimmers at his old squad before moving to Melbourne to complete his Business Degree at Monash University.
During this time he returned to racing where he frequented the podium and achieved national selection at World Championship events. However, it was coaching where he found his real passion.
Ryan played a pivotal role in the growth and success of Tri Alliance working as a coach under Ollie Allan before moving on to establish his own coaching business.
Ryan’s swim stroke correction program has become an institution in Melbourne having worked with hundreds of swimmers and triathletes to develop their technique and love for the water. In addition, his work with Brenton Ford at Effortless Swimming has made Ryan one of the premier swim coaches in Australia.
Ryan has also spent several years working with and assisting professionals in the health and wellness industry targeting nutrition and human movement principals.
In 2016, Ryan co-founded i4 Coaching with Mitchell Kibby and the business hit the ground running with thanks to the support of sponsorship partners Fusion Health and a loyal membership base. Ryan bleeds cool and his passion for the success of his athletes in undeniable.
Mitchell Kibby | Director
Performance Triathlon Coach | Professional Triathlete
Bach. Bus Com / Bach. Sport and OR
Mitch grew up in Melbourne and began playing AFL Football and Cricket at an early age. After high school he moved to Noosa where he was introduced to triathlon for the first time. Upon returning to Melbourne for study at Monash University, he joined Tribal Triathlon Club where he began to develop as an athlete. During this time, he worked as a concreter and spent many hours refining his skill and mental resolve.
Mitch qualified for his professional license in 2011 winning the Australian OD Championships in Mooloolaba and has since been competing at events around the world. He spent three years abroad working with world renowned coach Darren Smith and his squad of international athletes, before returning home to Melbourne, finding some stability and establishing his coaching career.
Mitch has combined his own experiences with the wisdom of his mentors to consolidate his coaching philosophy. Over the past few years Mitch has been the Head Triathlon Coach at Haileybury College and travelled around Australia to deliver technique based clinics for Effortless Swimming with Brenton Ford and Ryan Bourke.
In 2016, Mitch co-founded i4 Coaching with Ryan Bourke and the business hit the ground running with thanks to sponsorship partners Fusion Health and a loyal membership base.
Mitch is a natural leader and has always had a passion for working with others to achieve success. To find out more about Mitch’s coaching services please email email@example.com
Kelsey Mahon | Triathlon Coach
Health Science – Exercise Science
Kelsey grew up in Gippsland, country Victoria where she was competitive in swimming and netball. In 2010 she moved to Melbourne to begin her degree in Health Science at Deakin, where she majored in exercise science and nutrition. It was during this time Kelsey began work as a swim coach at the St Kilda Seabaths, teaching both learn to swim and squad sessions.
After stepping back from competitive swimming, Kelsey found a passion in distance running. She competed in several local events, and in summer competed in her first triathlon. A strong passion for triathlon quickly developed and in 2013 she joined Tri Alliance where she met fellow coach and i4 Co-Director, Ryan Bourke.
In late 2014 she moved to i4 Coaching where she was under the guidance of Ryan. Here she achieved numerous podium positions, and was selected for the Australian team at the World Championships.
Kelsey currently works as an Exercise Scientist, and specializes in strength and injury rehabilitation. She is also a qualified nutritionist, and has a passion for health, with a holistic approach to training and competition.
Cameron Good | Triathlon Coach
Bachelor Exercise Science
Cameron is a natural athlete and has always led by example. Based in Manly on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Cam grew up playing a range of sports including soccer and basketball in which he excelled. After his first exposure to triathlon competition, he was drawn to the sport and has been embracing the challenge ever since.
Cam has a distinguished racing career and is a product of Australia’s best coaches, having spent several years training at the AIS in Triathlon Australia’s High Performance Program. He was introduced to Mitch Kibby when they began training together in 2013 under the guidance off World Championship coach Darren Smith. In the years that followed, he travelled the world and was frequently at the front of the ITU’s World Triathlon Series events. Cam has recently transitioned to Long Course racing and will be one to watch over in the coming years.
Whilst traveling, Cam has completed a University degree in Exercise Science, which has rounded out his knowledge of the human body and how train for consistent success. Although renowned for his somewhat questionable taste in daytime television, Cam has genuine character and cares for his athletes.
Cam is excited to grow the i4 brand nationally, playing a key role in delivering camps and clinics to athletes all over the country. Cam is highly regarded by his peers and has always displayed a real passion to help others achieve their goals. If you would like to speak with Cam about joining the i4 Team please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sam Mclean | Triathlon Coach
Associate Diploma in Arts – Fitness
Bachelor Applied Science
Sam was a successful high school runner competing at a national level at both track and cross country events. In his late teens, Sam fell in love with triathlon. Fast forward a few years and by age 25 he had competed at the Hawaiian Ironman twice, and raced numerous Ironman events around the world, winning age group titles and consistently finishing in the places. He held a professional Triathlon licence from 1999-2001.
Sam naturally gravitated towards the coaching profession. He studied an Associate Diploma in Arts – Fitness, then a Bachelor of Applied Science in Sports Coaching and Administration. He has accumulated many accreditations in strength and conditioning, fitness training and running. Sam has been coaching triathletes and runners full time for the past decade and loves to share his experience with passionate athletes.
Sam’s philosophy is based on his practical experience as an athlete, along with his theoretical learnings from his coaches and mentors along the way. He feels very strongly that all athletes, regardless of ability, should have access to quality coaching.
After a 13 year hiatus from Ironman racing, Sam competed at the 2014 Australian Ironman in Port Macquarie finishing 22nd overall and second in his age group. He then went on to compete in the Melbourne Ironman the following year, qualifying for Kona at both events. Now solely a runner he is training for a 2:35 marathon at this years Melbourne Marathon.
To get in touch with Sam about an i4 Coaching Program, email email@example.com.