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Executive Director

Mel is a skilled Events Manager and Executive who has over 20 years of experience working in a diverse range of industries including State Government, not for profit, and membership-based organisations. Mel previously held the role of Triathlon WA Executive Officer from 2002 – 2005, so she understands the needs of the tri community.

With a passion for seeing the sport of triathlon thrive, and recent experience working in our office team as the Commercial Operations Manager, Mel strives to create strong strategic, financial, and community outcomes.

Pump Up Song: P!nk – Get the Party Started (it was massive the first year Ironman WA was in town!)
Coffee Order: Anything caffeinated with almond milk
Outside of work: I am a mum to two teenagers, which keeps me very busy. I do a little bit of hip-hop dancing, and sometimes sing in a choir!


Membership & Marketing Manager

Lauren manages everything to do with clubs, membership and school programs and is your go-to contact for any general enquiries. In her previous roles, she was responsible for client and team management.

Pump Up Song: I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
Coffee Order: Long macchiato topped up, or long black
Outside of work: For many years I was involved in Open Water Swimming and Lifesaving, having taken those skills abroad to teach which was an experience I will never forget. I also really enjoy travelling and have been to 33 countries so far. 162 to go!


Sanctioning Officer

Cathy was first introduced to triathlon through one of Vicki Delves’ WAT courses and participated for many years enjoying the friendship and healthy lifestyle that goes with the sport.

After completing a Technical Officials course in 2009, Cathy joined Triathlon Western Australia in her current role of Sanctioning Officer. She is now an ATO TA Official, and Level 2 World Triathlon Official.

Cathy works closely with race directors and assists them to meet their requirements to do with documentation and insurance in order for events to be sanctioned. Cathy also liaises with club committee members and assists them through the process of lodging documents for club run events. She also looks after the Technical courses in WA and rosters officials for sanctioned events in WA.

One of Cathy’s favourite aspects of her role is travelling to officiate at interstate and international events. She also enjoys being part of events, talking to athletes and club members and enjoying the events atmosphere.

Pump Up Song: Levitating – Dua Lipa
Coffee Order: Flat white
Outside of work: I am a dedicated Cat Haven volunteer, and often foster kittens and cats. I also love racing and helping out at my local Parkrun.


Pathway Program Lead

Janine is a qualified Triathlon Performance Coach with more than 10 years experience. She is passionate about junior participation in triathlon, and is excited to be driving the Athlete Pathway Program.

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Events and Marketing Coordinator

Tarquin joined Triathlon Western Australia in November 2020. Her duties include managing all athlete services and marketing for TWA events, she is the social media manager for TWA and event profiles, assists with membership enquiries, and looks after general office administration.

Pump Up Song: 4AEM – Grimes
Coffee Order: Half strength flat white, or a chai latte
Outside of work: I am very into sewing, quilting, gardening, painting and making digital art. Anything hands-on creative really!


Coach Education Administrator

Alex joined the TWA team in November 2023. Alex is a foundational member and the President of Armadale Triathlon Club, as well as a Development accredited triathlon coach and personal trainer. Alex has ten years of experience in IT system administration, and several qualifications in fitness and nutrition.

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Commercial Operations Manager

The Commercial Operations Manager is responsible for managing the TWA events portfolio including the Busselton Festival of Triathlon, Rockingham Foreshore Triathlon and Every Woman Triathlon. This role also manages Partnerships, Funding and Sponsorships in collaboration with the Executive Director.