Tom Hodgkinson has been named as Head of Paratriathlon at British Triathlon, joining the sport after 13 years with British Cycling, most recently as Paralympic Podium Coach.
Starting on the 21 June, Hodgkinson, alongside Performance Director Mike Cavendish, will be responsible for providing leadership to both the World Class Programme and pathway athletes and staff.
He joins at an exciting time for the sport, ahead of the first World Triathlon Para Series race in Swansea this August and he‘ll be team leader for the Paris Paralympics 2024.
Responding to his appointment, Hodgkinson said: “I’m delighted to take up this incredibly exciting role with British Triathlon and look forward to playing my part in continuing the team’s success over the coming years.
“I’ve learned a huge amount working through a period of unprecedented success at British Cycling, and would like to thank all of my colleagues and riders for their guidance, support and friendship over the past 13 years. I look forward to a busy and exciting journey to Paris 2024, and I can’t wait to get started.”
Mike Cavendish, Performance Director, said: “We can’t wait to start working with Tom. Alongside his desire to move into a leadership role, he brings with him a wealth of cycling technical knowledge, which will be hugely beneficial to us as we prepare for the Paris Games in 2024.”
Hodgkinson replaces Jonny Riall who will step into his role as Head of Performance Services at the British Paralympic Association.