Clonen Julien C.F. | Calling name: Jul or Julian

Place of living:
Home address: Meerhout, Belgium and JinCheon, South Korea

Place of Birth:

Geel (Belgium)

Study:

  • Physical education, teacher of Sports (1989).
  • Belgian Olympic Academy (1998) – management of HP federations and structures
  • Sport management (2007)

History:

1. From: (month/year):1/2015 To: (month/year): 09/2016

Position title: high performance coach – team manager triathlon (full time)
Brief position description: Responsible for the High Performance Triathlon Team in Belgium, coaching during competitions all over the world, organise training camps…

2. From: (month/year): 7/2013To: (month/year): 12/2014

Position title: high performance coach triathlon (half time – 50%)
Brief position description: Responsible for the High Performance Triathlon Team in Belgium, coaching during competitions all over the world, organise training camps…
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From: (month/year): 07/2013
To: (month/year): 12/2014
Position title: director education of coaches HP (half time – 50%)
Brief position description: Responsible to work out a system for education/training of coaches on different levels : from recreational till national competitive till international high competitive

3. From: (month/year): 04/ 2009 To: (month/year): 04/2013

Position title: High Performance Expert Flemish Government
Brief position description: Adviser of the Flemish minister of Sport (70%Full time)
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From: (month/year): 04/ 2009
To: (month/year): 04/2013
Position title: high performance coach triathlon (70% full time)
Brief position description: Responsible for the High Performance Triathlon Team in Belgium, coaching during competitions all over the world, organise training camps… With the agreement of the minister of sport, I could do the combination of both positions

4. From: (month/year) 04/2005 To: (month/year) 04/2009

Position title: High Performance Expert Flemish Government
Brief position description: Adviser of the Flemish minister of Sport (Full time)
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From: (month/year): 01/2006
To: (month/year): 04/2009
Position title: high performance coach triathlon (using holidays)
Brief position description: Responsible for the High Performance Triathlon Team in Belgium, coaching during competitions all over the world, organise training camps… Because I was working full time in the Flemish government, I used my holidays to be the HP coach.

5. From: (month/year) : 1/1999 To: (month/year) 4/ 2005

Position title: Sport technical director triathlon & high performance coach triathlon
Brief position description: Responsible for the High Performance Triathlon Team in Belgium, coaching during competitions all over the world, organise training camps…

6. From (month/year) 09/1988 To: (month/year) : 08/1999

Position title: Coordinator Stichting Vlaamse Schoolsport
Brief position description: Coordinator of competitions between secondary schools in Flanders, Belgium

7. From: (month/year) 09/1987 To: (month/year) 08/1988

Position title: Teacher-assistant in Media
Brief position description: 1 year teacher in High school Heilig Hart Institute in Heverlee in cooperation with professor Media and the library.

Current occupation:

  • Team manager – National Talent Development coach New Zealand (5 years)
  • Member of the ITU coaches Commission
  • Owner of the THE SPORTAMBASSADORS

Professional targets

Contribute to the growth and development of triathlon in New Zealand, with the focus on

  1. As Head Coach of the National talent squad NZ, working with the best Young athletes of NZ
  2. coach the coach:  coach education programs.
  3. Development Talent ID in the regions and to help the regional coaches…
  4. HP center Cambridge, with high performance structures for HP-TRI athletes all over the World

Share my knowledge and experiences with other coaches in New Zealand and worldwide. Contribute to the personal development of the colleagues I work with. (Visiting and talking with teams, Clubs, Coaches, athletes, parents, …)
Enhance my personal expertise in high performance coaching, coach development and high performance management.

Occupations before 2005: 

1989-1999: coordinator of the Flemish sports of schools.
1998-2005: Head coach of the Belgian Triatlon/duatlon team (In 1998: without engagement)

Others without engagement:

  • Managing-Director education trainer of triatlon/duatlon (2000-2005)
  • Chairman of the commission of high performance of sport in Belgium (1998-2005)

My experiences and specials

  • (1992-1999), member of the executive board of the Belgian Triathlon Federation.
  • Coaching of athletes during the Olympic Games (4), the World championships (+20), the European Championships (+10), the world cups & Worldseries (+50), Ironman Hawaii (2), other Ironmans (6); powermans (5) and other international races (continental Triathlon cups).
    Athletes triathlon: Luc Van Lierde, Kathleen Smet, Mieke Suys, Peter Croes, Rutger Beke, Marino Van Hoenacker, Gerrit Schellens, Frederik Van Lierde, Bert Jammaer, Simon De Cuyper, Katrien Verstuyft, Claire Michel…
    Athletes duathlon: Benny Vansteelant, Joerie Vansteelant, Jurgen Dereere, Rob Woestenborghs, Bart Aernouts, …
  • Creator of a Triathlon Game (WAI-IKKE) for kids (6-12) to learning triathlon and duathlon 
  • Creator and later president of honour of a triathlon team UTO, Overijse.
  • Organiser of events of the high performance:

     

     

    • Double Triathlon in Leuven (1993)
    • Belgian Championships Team triathlon (2x)
    • Several triathlon and duathlon races in Overijse.
    • Organiser and/or coaching of trainings camps all over the world (Australia, South Africa, Altitude, …)
  • Organiser and/or guest speaker of clinics and symposia (triathlon/duathlon)

     

     

    • symposium of the Flemish triathlon-and duathlonfederation  (1995-2005)
    • Guest speaker in Loughborough (GB) – Congress for trainers-coaches of triathlon/duathlon of the British Triathlon Federation (2004).
    • Several clinics during the preparation period for the athletes and coaches of the high performance sports. de preparation period (1999-2008)

       

       

      • Mental training in Triathlon-Duathlon (2000-2004)
      • Digital trainings book for Young athletes (2000-2005)
      • The right position on a bike (2003)
      • Electro stimulation for athletes of the high performance athletes (2002)
      • The Flow in the sports (2006-2007)
      • Mission, vision, goals, priorities, How to built up a plan of high performance (2006-2007)
      • Talent career and education (2007-2008)
      • The structure of high performance sports in Belgium (Flanders). (2007-2008)
      • From a talent full Young athlete to a high Performance Medal athlete (2007-2008)

Looking back as a HEAD Coach of BELGIUM (athletes & medals)

2000: 

  • Olympic coach triatlon Sydney 2000 (Kathleen Smet 16th place, Mieke Suys DNF)
  • ECh triatlon – Stein (NL) : Kathleen Smet : Gold
  • WCh duatlon – Calais (Fr) Benny Vansteelant : Gold

2001-2002-2003:

  • ECh triathlon – Carlsbad (CS) : Kathleen Smet : Silver – Peter Croes (jun) : Brons
  • WCh duathlon LD – Venray (NL) : Benny Vansteelant : Gold
  • Coach Belgian Team Ironman Hawaii – Preparingscamp Hawaii : Kathleen Smet, Philippe Segers…
  • ECh triatlon – Gyor (HUN) :Kathleen Smet : Gold, Peter Croes (jun) : Gold
  • WCh triatlon LD – Nice (FR) : Kathleen Smet : Silver – Rutger Beke : Brons
  • WCh duatlon LD – Weyer (SWIS) : Jurgen Dereere:  Brons
  • WCh duatlon – Affoltern (SWIS) : Benny Vansteelant : Gold,  Joerie Vansteelant (U23) Gold and Peter Croes (jun) : Gold
  • ECh triatlon – Carlsbad (CS) : Peter Croes (jun) Gold, Kathleen Smet : Brons
  • WCh triatlon LD – Ibiza  : Rutger Beke : Silver
  • ECh triathlon LD – Fredericia (DEN) : Gerrit Schellens : brons

2004: 

  • Olympic coach Athens 2004 with Kathleen SMET (4th place) and  Mieke SUYS (22)
  • Creator/founder of a school for young talented triathletes in Leuven.
  • ECH Duathlon Swansea: Jurgen Dereere (Gold), Miek Vyncke (Silver)
  • WC Cornerbrook : Kathleen Smet : Gold

     

     

     

    • WCh duatlon – Geel (BEL) : Benny Vansteelant : Gold, Joerie Vansteelant : Gold, Miek Vyncke : Gold
    • WCh triatlon LD – Sater (SWED) : Marino Vanhoenacker : Brons
  • Member of the organiser team of the World championship duathlon Geel. 
  • Congress in Loughborough (GB) – Congress trainers-coaches of triathlon/duathlon British Triathlon.

​2005-2006-2007:

  • Organiser of the FLANDERS INDOOR TRIATLON.
  • Creator of a new game for kids: WAIKIKI…  .
  • WCH duathlon SD in Cornerbrook (CAN), Miek Vyncke (Gold), Jurgen Dereere (Silver), Rob Woestenborghs (Brons); Bart Aernouts (Brons)
  • WCh Triathlon LD in Canberra (AUS); Marino Vanhoenacker (Brons)
  • To visit the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra (5 days), UK Sport, Tour de France, 
  • To visit the high performance centre in Papendal in The Netherlands

2008:

  • Olympic coach Beijing 2008 Axel Zeebroek (13th place), Peter Croes (27th place).
  • I was visiting the Paralympics (Hongkong and Beijing)
  • Several times (min. 5) as a person next to the driver (sport director) with the cycling team during high performance cycling courses in Belgium. 

2009 – 2010 – 2011

Participating as the head coach / Teammanager of Tri Belgium in World series and World cups all over the World (Mooloolaba, New Plymouth, Auckland, Cape Town, Londen, Yokohama, Hamburg, … Edmonton…

2012:

Olympic coach London 2010 Simon De Cuyper and Katrien Verstuyft 
 
2013 – 2014 – 2015

  • Participating as the head coach / Teammanager of Tri Belgium in World series and World cups all over the World (Mooloolaba, New Plymouth, Auckland, Cape Town, Londen, Yokohama, Hamburg, … Edmonton…
  • WORLD GAMES coach CALI with:
    Rob WOESTENBORGHS (GOLD)
    Claire MICHEL : WC Chengdu : Brons
    Katrien VERSTUYFT : WC CARTAGENA : Brons

Remarks :

* 2013-2015: Combination part time Team manager / Head Coach into the triathlon Federation and part time Director of education High Performance Cycling into the Belgian Cycling Federation (Flemish Part)
* 2005-2013: Expert of the high performance sport in Flanders (Belgium). (8 years)
A function in the government of sport with following tasks:
– Adviser of the minister of Sport  – Member of the TASK FORCE TOPSPORT
–    Responsible for 
o    the Belgian Cycling Team (with support of the government): Continental procyclingteam Topsport Vlaanderen – Baloise (www.topsport-vlaanderen.be)
o    Also responsible for talent detection, identification and preparing (pathways, projects, profiles, …), the athlete career and education and projects  sport science
Into this period without engagement
–    Adviser for the commission of high performance of triathlon in Belgium (2005-2008)
–    Personal coach of Peter Croes  (2006-2008) 

– My sports:
I like to do sports by myself: Triathlon – Running – Swimming – Biking (road cycling, mountain biking)
Walking, trekking, …, survivals  – HAVE FUN & BE HEALTH

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