Lynette van der Merwe   Ultimate Sports Coaching (USC)

One size fits all my not be true for every individual neither do I profess this in my training programmes. I coach to educate my athletes in the best way I can. I coach triathlon and multisport because I love the sport! It is important for me to be highly skilled in my field so as to be the best coach I can be. I coach my athletes in such a way as to build confidence and to prepare them for race day! Every program is personalized and I am there to guide you every step of the way.


Lynette van der Merwe is a professional triathlete and coach. She is based in South Africa, JHB. She also resides in Boulder, CO in the Summer months of the US. Lynette is the founder and head coach at Ultimate Sports Coaching.

She studied Exercise Science, ITU Level 1, Pilates, Sport Nutrition and Sport Psychology. She is also a Training Peaks level 2 coach and an accredited level 2 TSA coach . She has always been an exercise enthusiast having played netball at a national level for South Africa and then moving onto triathlon as a competitive age grouper to racing as a professional.

She believes it is important to have SMART goals and to work towards these goals with integrity, discipline and passion.

Few words from Lynette - "Consistency, determination and patience are key to success!" My philosophy is "If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you!"


South Africa

Preferred Athlete Levels

Intermediate, Advanced


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Nutrition, Mental Skills, Training Camps, Run Analysis, Swim Analysis

Sport Types

Triathlon, Road Cycling, Running, Mountain Biking, Duathlon, IRONMAN, XTERRA, Swimming, Personal Training



Athlete Requirements

Power meter recommended, heart rate monitor required, must be willing to add feedback constantly to Training Peaks or via email


South Africa

To hire Lynette van der Merwe as your coach, select the coaching level that is right for you. Each option comes with the following:

  • Money Back Guarantee
  • TrainingPeaks Premium Athlete Edition
  • Start-Up Interview/Consultation
  • Goal Planning
  • Individualized Plan Tailored to your Needs

  • Bronze
  • $99/month
  • plus $99 start-up*
  • Buy Now
  • 2 e-mails per month
  • Training Plans posted monthly
  • 1 training plan update per month
  • No device file reviews
  • Silver
  • $169/month
  • plus $99 start-up*
  • Buy Now
  • 1 call and 4 e-mails per month
  • Training Plans posted monthly
  • 1 training plan update per month
  • Weekly device file reviews
  • Gold
  • $299/month
  • plus $99 start-up*
  • Buy Now
  • Unlimited communication
  • Training Plans posted monthly
  • 4 training plan updates per month
  • Unlimited device file reviews

* Note: You will only be charged the $99 startup fee today. Monthly billing will begin after TrainingPeaks connects you with your coach.