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.

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.

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.

Karen Sales

Sports: Swimming

Karen joined MetaSport in 2015. Being a competitive swimmer and an athlete at a very young age, she learned to value the importance of sports discipline.

She pursued her dreams and passion for swimming and began coaching in the Philippines on top of working in the corporate world. After moving to Singapore with her family in 2008, Karen has completed several Ironman 70.3 races but is now purely training in swimming, joining some open water races and masters swimming competitions.

Karen has joined the coaching staff in one of the most prestigious international schools in Singapore. She holds certifications in: American Swimming Coaches Association – ASCA  Levels 1&2. AUSTSWIM Certification of Swimming & Water Safety.National Coaching Accreditation Programme (Singapore) – NCAP Theory Level 1.

Karen believes that sharing, not only her skills, but also her experiences and attitude towards sports, could make a difference to someone’s life, and for her, that’s what makes coaching more fulfilling, rewarding and exciting.

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.

Martin Choo

Sports: Cycling

Martin has a Masters Degree from Columbia University and an Engineering degree from University of Western Australia. 

While studying and living in the USA, he was an avid cyclist and competitive racer in the Northern CA amateur racing circuit. 

Now based in Singapore, Martin founded Fahrenheit Performance and has the role of the Director of Performance & Cycling Analytics. 

He has been a Cycling Coach since 2010 specialisiing in Skills Development and has worked with competitive cyclists in Singapore, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the bike fitter and works with the Singapore National team on the interface between the mechanics of the body and bicycle to optimise performance by manipulating physics and biomechanical changes with the rider’s musculoskeletal conditions while increasing performance and reducing injury.

Martin is a USA Cycling Coach (Level 2)  and also a certified bike fitter (RETUL Master Fitter, Gebiomized – Level 2, SICI – Certified), bikefit.com – Level 1). 

Frederic Dugas

Sports: Triathlon, Running

We are very pleased that we have found Fred available to coach our Thursday Botanic Gardens run session.  A passionate athlete himself, he is bringing the knowledge he gained coaching in France to our shores.

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.