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Jonathan Hall leaves Australia for the USA

He is now USA Triathlon's Performance Leader.

With the Olympic Games less than six month away, Jonathan Hall, decided to leave his post as Head coach of Australia’s Victorian Institute of Sport and Assistant coach of Australia’s High performance team in favour of a job in the United States of America.

Hall, has accepted the newly created Performance Leader position with USA Triathlon. Hall’s duties at USA Triathlon will include managing the relationships among the High Performance staff and elite athletes’ individual coaches, developing team camps and training modules and implementing race-day strategy. Additionally, Hall will direct the resident athlete program at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center and lead USA Triathlon’s coaching excellence program.

His debut event with USA Triathlon will be the Clermont International Triathlon Union Pan American Cup on March 3.

“USA Triathlon is thrilled to welcome Jonathan Hall to our High Performance staff. His addition will complement the talented team already in place led by High Performance General Manager Andy Schmitz,” USA Triathlon CEO Rob Urbach said. “Our aim is to regularly place U.S. elite athletes on the podium at world championship events and the Olympic Games, and Jonathan will help us reach that goal.”

USA Triathlon’s Announcement

A report from The Australian.