Our Coaches

Shem Leong

Sports: Triathlon, Swimming, Cycling, Running

Shem has been hooked on triathlon since winning his age group at his first Olympic Distance race. Many top performances later, he still enjoys the challenges of training and racing at a high level as well as the satisfaction from improving athletes performances through his coaching. Shem’s attention to detail and care for his athletes sets him apart. He understands well, the varied pull factors of life’s demands as well as the firey motivations that drive the everyday age – grouper. He is able to craft sustainable, effective training plans for their time crunched schedules.

An Honors Dregee in Health Science has given him the knowledge to explain and expertly administer The Method. This is turn helps his athletes understand how each session works towards thier ultimate goal; as a result, countless PB’s have fallen away as his athletes get fitter and faster.

Matthe Vijverberg

Sports: Swimming, Triathlon

Matthe relates to athletes from his competitive years as a national long-distance swimmer in the Netherlands and as one of the best age-group triathletes in Asia from 2004 to 2006 (ranking 7th pro at the Phuket Triathlon in 2004, and overall age-group winner of the Hong Kong ITU International Triathlon in 2005).

Matthe started coaching fellow athletes merely as a hobby, but proved to be very successful in lifting them to the next level.

His sheer enthusiasm for the sport, thorough understanding of athlete’s needs and drive to help them achieve their goals are believed to be the magic formula to his coaching success.

Garett Lee

Sports: Swimming

Garett has devoted himself tirelessly to swim coaching throughout his career and has coached extensively across all age groups and of different skill levels, spanning from infant aquatics, learn-to-swim, age-group competitive as well as adult stroke improvement technique programs. Garett is also a certified National Registry of Coaches (Senior Coach level – Swimming), Swim Australia™ teacher, AUSTSWIM™ trainer, qualified lifeguard (Distinction award) and holds a Diploma in Sports and Excercise Science. Garret’s cheerful attitude, great patience and dedication to helping swimmers improve has made him a valued member of the MetaSport coaching team.

Fiona Si

Sports: Swimming

Fiona is a dedicated and passionate coach who has devoted herself to coaching swimming for close to 12 years. She stands strongly by her motto that no one is a loser as long as they’ve tried their best. Competing in various local and regional swimming competitions at an age group level has given Fiona the opportunity to easily relate with her athletes while coaching them.

She also loves sharing her passion for swimming with her students as it brings her great joy seeing them improve and enjoying the sport at the same time.

Elvia Suryadi

Sports: Cycling & Running

A lecturer, a scholar, a nutritional medicine student, an athlete, a coach – Elvia has done it all. She has mastered the art of work-life balance and prides herself on being able to do so.

As an athlete, Elvia has completed a number of Half-Ironman, Olympic Distance races and an Ironman since 2006. She has been getting Top 5 placing consistently despite growing up with no athletic background.

Elvia has been a coach since 2012 and believes strongly in consistency when it comes to training. According to her, it is important to follow a drip-by-drip method where what you do everyday counts towards building athletes in a holistic way so they can perform at their optimal level in races.

Lemuel Lee

Sports: Cycling

Lemuel is passionate in all things concerning cycling. Ever since he start racing competitively in 2005, he has always been in pursuit of methods and ways to go faster, on and off the bike. Because of that, he has spent his cycling career not just pedalling away, but also dedicating time in the field of Sports Science and applying those lessons to his own training.

He graduated with a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences, and is now pursuing a Bachelors degree (Sports Science and Management).

Lemuel has also a wealth of experience from racing as a Professional Cyclist. He has represented Singapore in various races as a Junior, Tour de Langkawi as an elite, and other UCI AsiaTour races with the OCBC Pro Continental Cycling Team. He was also crowned the 2011 National Road Champion whilst under formal education, which proves not only just in his racing and tactical abilities, but also his scientific and smart approach to training.

Adrian Ng

Sports: Triathlon, Swimming, Cycling, Running

When Adrian contacted MetaSport in 2004, as a 20+ year old he had made up his mind that his future lay in triathlon. Ever since he has dedicated his life to training, racing, educating himself and coaching age-group and elite athletes.

Having learned the ropes at MetaSport, Adrian has gone from strength to strength. As an athlete winning many of his age-group races; Adrian is the current National Champion Triathlon and Duathlon! And as a coach, raising athletes to the next level; just recently Adrian represented the Singapore Cycling Federation at the World Championships.

Among his many qualifications are a diploma in Sports & Exercise Science, UCI Level 1, ITU Level 1, Australia Strength & Conditioning Level 1 and FINA Level 2 coaching accreditations. Behind his relaxed demeanor lays a fountain of knowledge for everyone to benefit from.

Yeong Wai Mun

Sports: Cycling

Wai Mun is a national track cyclist and former elite rower, he achieved a 6th place finish at the 2009 Asian Rowing Championships to become the only Singapore rower to qualify and compete at the 2010 Asian Games. Wai Mun also collected 2 5th place finishes at the 2011 SEA Games (single sculls).

Since then Wai Mun has proven to convert his skills into cycling and was selected to compete at the 2013 Asian Cycling Championships in the Keirin.

Wai Mun has a lot of good knowledge and skills to pass onto upcoming athletes and cyclist.

Bevan Colless

Sports: Triathlon, Cycling

We are very pleased that we have found Bevan available to coach our Sunday bike ride from April to November when he is not running his Singapore Physio business, one of Physio practices in Japan or training for IronMan; He has completed more than 10 of them and qualified for the World Championships.

Beside his obvious passion for the sport of triathlon Bevan has the knowledge and experience to back up any coaching position in triathlon, cycling or running.

He has a degree in Sports Science and Applied Science (Physiotherapy) and a Level 1 triathlon coaching accreditation. Being a physio specialist in running injuries, a F.I.S.T. certified bike fitter comes in handy too.

Trudy Fawcett – Running Coach

Sports: Running

Trudy is a well know member of the regional endurance sport scene with an impeccable resume as an athlete. She has a very strong background in running, competing as an elite athlete in the London Marathon in 2008, with a PB of 2:55. Trudy has also had great success in regional running events winning the Singapore and Kuala Lumpur ½ Marathons.

Trudy took up Triathlon in 2008 and by December she was the overall women’s age Group Champion at the Laguna Phuket Triathlon, establishing herself as one of Asia’s top age group triathletes. She cemented her reputation by repeating the feat the following year.

In 2009, Trudy competed in the ITU World Championships and come 10th in her age group. Always one to give back, Trudy enjoys helping others finding their running feet. In spite of her outstanding racing pedigree, Trudy’s modest demeanor, encouraging approach and high energy levels makes her ideally suited for developing runners of all abilities.