derby triathlon club

If you want to know more about the club, please contact the secretary using the e-mail above.

Club Awards

Let’s bow to the following stars from past and present, incorporating a brief explanation on the award categories.
Lifetime Membership
Awarded to the following members for long term contribution and commitment to the Club.

2010 Jim CresswellMark Skelton
 Stuart Hufton Ash Turner Mick Skivington
 Brian Swindell Hilary Johnson
2011 Ian Hughes Judith Hughes
2013Rachel Smith
2015 Andy Thornton Sarah Goodwin
 Dean Jackson
2022Kathy Carmichael
2023Steve Tatem

Paul Enion Award

Awarded for outstanding triathlon achievement during the course of a season.

2023Chris Nicoll
2022Owen Barron
2021Chris Nicoll
2020Not Awarded Due to COVID
2019Jenny Romeo
2018Chris Nicoll
2017Chris Nicoll
2016Graham Smith
2015Gavin Flecther
2014Liz Burgess
2013Naomi Warr & Chris Nicol
2012Not Awarded
2011Chris Nicoll
2010Naomi Warr
2009Ian Hughes

Martin Brookes Award

Awarded to an individual who has entered into all aspects of Club life with good sportsmanship and spirit.

2023Sarah Watts
2022Susannah Simpson
2021Sarah Millican
2020Not Awarded Due to COVID
2019Dana Licakova & Marcus Pass
2018Julie Morris
2017Ash Turner
2016Clive Holland
2015Paul & Nicole Stewart
2014Paul Bratby
2013Paul Wilson
2012Simon Rolfs
2011Gavin Fletcher
2010Andy Grigg
2009Andy Thornton

Club Personality

Representing the ‘soul’ of DTC.

2023Chris Redding
2022Susannah Simpson
2021Chris Redding
2020Chris Redding
2019Dana Licakova
2018Symone Day
2017Chris Keegan
2016Lindsey Appleby
2015Kathy Carmichael & Paul Bratby
2014Lindsey Appleby
2013Steve Tatem
2012Mark Gardner
2011Andy Grigg
2010Andy Thornton

Most Improved (Male / Female)

It’s all in the title really!

YearWinner (s)
2023Dana Licakova
2022Ruth Enion
2021Julie Morris
2020Not Awarded Due to COVID
2019Jake Fisher
2018Jenny Romeo
2017John Shum
2016Sarah Bransby
2015Ruth Woodbridge
2014Hayden Smedley
2013Colin Warden / Elisa Zamora
2012Rob Cogings
2011Andy Thornton / Mel Bridgen
2010Stuart Cordner / Sarah Goodwin

Mark Bullock Memorial Award – Best Newcomer

Awarded to an individual that has struck a number of positive chords within the membership.  This trophy has been named after Mark Bullock, who sadly passed away in 2022.  Mark was an enthusiastic member who will be remembered for encouraging new members, especially to get them into open water swimming.

2023Laura Massey-Pugh
2022Bianca Gear
2021Jack Lilley
2020Not Awarded Due to COVID
2019Michael O'Donnell
2018Richard Green
2017Jenny Romeo
2016Tracey Stinchcombe
2015Ian Couch
2014Mark Ryder
2013Zoe & James Brady
2012Lorna Magowan
2011Julie Coulbert
2010Simon Rolfs

Golden Chainset

The Golden Chainset is a traditional DTC Awarded, which recognises those of us who manage to do something stupid in the pursuit of triathlon excellence.


2023Chris Nicoll
2022Chris Keegan
2021Rod Zala
2020Neil Millican
2019Darren O'Reilly
2018Hayden Smedley
2017Nick Morris
2016Simon Rolfs
2015Clive Holland
2014Marie Hudson
2013Lindsey Appleby
2012Colin Mee
2011Andy Thornton
2010Simon Oldacre

Club Champion (Male / Female / Vet Male / Vet Female / Masters Male / Masters female)

YearMale WinnerFemale WinnerVeteran Male (40+) WinnerVeteran Female (40+) WinnerMasters Male (50+) WinnerMasters Female (50+) WinnerSuper Vet (60+) Male WinnerSuper Vet (60+) Female Winner
2023Martyn TaylorSarah WattsJJ JonesNaomi WarrChris NicollLiz BurgessClive HollandNot Awarded
2022Richard WroughtonSarah WattsJJ JonesEmma ThompsonRob CoggingsLiz BurgessOwen BarronNot Awarded
2021Jake FisherSarah WattsJJ JonesEmma ThompsonOwen BarronLiz Burgess
Not Awarded Due to COVIDNot Awarded Due to COVIDNot Awarded Due to COVIDNot Awarded Due to COVIDNot Awarded Due to COVIDNot Awarded Due to COVIDNot Awarded before 2021.Not Awarded before 2021.
2019Jake FisherSarah BransbyRob EdwardsLiz BurgessChris NicollAnne Kennedy
2018Richard KirkhamSarah BransbyChris NicollLiz BurgessChris ReddingLindsey Appleby
2017Ian CouchSarah BransbyDarren RobinsonLiz BurgessPaul WebsterRosie O'Doherty
2016Ian CouchKate GeorgeChris NicollLiz BurgessChris ReddingTrish McPherson
2015Simon LloydKate GeorgeChris ReddingLiz BurgessNot awarded before 2016Not awarded before 2016
2014Sam Martin Kate GeorgeSteve EmertonLiz Burgess
2013Matt DewisNaomi WarrChris NicollLiz Burgess
2012Simon LloydNaomi WarrDarren RobinsonLorna Magowan
2011Thomas PeoplesNaomi WarrSimon OldacreJulie Coulbert
2010Thomas PeoplesNaomi WarrAndy GriggNot awarded
2009Naomi Warr
2008C Sutton

Club Handicap

The handicap for the race is based on performance through the summer series.

2023Sarah Millican
2022Chris Redding
2021Lee Griffiths
2020Not Awarded Due to COVID
2019Sarah Millican
2018Ian Couch
2017Charlotte Kirby
2016Dana Licakova
2015Amine Hammami
2014Mark Ryder
2013James Cooksey
2012Niki Warren
2011Mark Gardner
2010Jason Wood

Summer series

YearMale WinnerFemale Winner
2023Hayden SmedleySarah Watts
2022Jim CresswellSarah Watts
2021Jake FisherSarah Watts
2020Not held due to COVIDNot held due to COVID
2019Jake FisherSarah Bransby & Mary Winter
2018Hayden SmedleySarah Bransby
2017Ian CouchSarah Bransby
2016Ian CouchKate George
2015Hayden SmedleySarah Goodwin
2014Simon LloydKate George
2013Nigel ElsonJasmine Smith
2012Chris NicollSarah Goodwin
2011Thomas PeoplesNaomi Warr
2010Thomas PeoplesNaomi Warr

Time Trial

YearMale WinnerFemale WinnerOver 28 Minutes Winner
2023Hayden SmedleySarah Watts
2022Not heldNot held
2021Not heldNot held
2020Not held due to COVIDNot held due to COVID
2019Hayden SmedleyLiz Burgess
2018Hayden SmedleyLiz Burgess
2017Hayden SmedleyJessica Kennedy
2016Hayden SmedleyLiz Burgess
2015Hayden SmedleyLiz BurgessNot Awarded from 2015
2014Hayden SmedleyNaomi WarrMike Warrener
2013Paul NewtonLiz BurgessMick Skivington
2012Paul NewtonLiz BurgessMartin Turner
2011Matt GriffithsNaomi WarrMark Dodes
2010Matt GriffithsLizzie HillRob Osboune

Chairperson’s Award

Awarded to the member, who in the Chair’s opinion, should be honoured for an outstanding achievement or contribution to sport or society, within or outside the club, that sets an example of high order.

2023Kevin Gerrard
2022Hayden Smedley
2021Chris Redding
2020Kate George
PreviouslyNot awarded, new trophy for 2020.

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About DTC

Derby Triathlon Club (DTC) was formed in 1985, our aim is to provide a fun and friendly environment for you to pursue your multisport ambition. Our focus is on developing your three disciplines, regardless of age, level of fitness or current ability.

DTC now has a membership of around 200, comprised of both senior and junior triathletes.

We provide coaching in all four of triathlons disciplines (including transition).  We hold both regular sessions (i.e. weekly) and other sessions on a more ad-hoc basis.  We use several venues in and around the city of Derby for our training sessions.

Please click here to see a full breakdown of all club related sessions