Michael Pratt

Michael Pratt

Age Group Athlete and Coach

Michael is a successful endurance athlete and coach based in Melbourne Australia. 

He is the owner and operator of ASF Tri, which offers personalized coaching to some of Australia’s most successful age group athletes. 

He is also the the Head Coach of YarraTri, which he started in 1995 and is one of Australia’s biggest triathlon training programs with over 20 coached sessions per week Catering for over 240 athletes

He has presented on many coaching courses and has written articles for magazines such as Triathlon & Multi Sport, Australian Triathlete and Runners World.

His coaching achievements include

 • 1st female athletes overall at the ITU World Championships

 • Age group World Championship medallists in Aquathon, Duathlon, Short and Long Course Triathlon

 • An Elite top 20 finish at the World Duathlon Championship

 • Age group Australian Champions in Olympic, Sprint and Duathlon

 • National series winners

 • Multiple Elite Victorian Championship winners

 • Numerous age group Victorian Championship winners

 • Over 30 sprint distance series winners

 • Over 100 podium finishes in Victorian races As an athlete his achievements include

 • Selected to 12 World Championship teams

 • World Championship Bronze medallist

 • Australian Champion at Triathlon & Duathlon

 • Australia Team Captain 

 • Australian Athlete of the Year

 • Australian National Series Winner at Triathlon & Duathlon

 • Victorian Champion at Olympic, Sprint and Duathlon

 • International race wins in England, France, Switzerland, Thailand and Noumea

Results from 2013 

July 

5150 Triathlon Port Douglas – 2nd Age Group / 5th overall 

Brooks Victorian Duathlon series race 1 – 1st Age Group 

Alpe d’Huez International duathlon – 3rd Age Group 

August 

Brooks Victorian Duathlon series race 2 – 3rd Age group 

September 

Brooks Victorian Duathlon series race 3 – 2nd Age group 

October 

Spring Into Shape 5km Run – 1st overall 

Australian Duathlon Championships – 1st Age group / 5th overall 

November 

Team Up Triathlon series race 1 – 1st Age group 

January 

Team Up Triathlon Series race 3 – 1st Age group 

February 

Australian Sprint Distance Triathlon Championships- 3rd Age Group 

Victorian Sprint Distance Triathlon Championships 1st Age Group 

March

Mooloolaba Triathlon 3rd Age group 

April

Team Up Triathlon Series race 5 – 1st Age group 

Team Up Triathlon series Overall winner Age group 

Selected to Australian team for the ITU World Triathlon Championships in Edmonton, Canada 

Named on the” President’s Team” as a potential medalist for the ITU World Championships 

Coaching 

In addition to my success as an athlete I had considerable success with the athletes I coach, achievements included; 

Australian Championships

Victorian Championships

70.3 Victories

Sprint Triathlon wins

Elite podium finishes in Xterra and Triathlon

100% finish rate at Ironman

IM World Championship qualifiers (Kona)

70.3 World Championship qualifiers (Canada)

ITU Triathlon World Championship qualifiers (Canada)

Xterra Elite World Championship qualifiers (Maui)

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