Andrea Gabba


Coach di successo. Attuale coordinatore della nazionale Italiana Under 23. Tecnico alle Olimpiadi di Atene 2004 (5° posto Nadia Cortassa) e Pechino 2008 con la nazionale Italiana. Responsabile triathlon lungo – ironman Italia (2009 – 2012). Direttore tecnico federazione Turca (2013 – 2016) portando atleti alle Olimpiadi Europee (6° posto Jonas Schomburg) e alla vittoria di campionati mondiali. Ha all’attivo successi in ambito internazionale con atleti di alto livello. Grazie al sito segue la preparazione di triathleti di ogni livello dal principiante all’ ironman premiato alle Hawaii . Andrea, Ironman Hawaii finisher, come atleta ha alle spalle oltre 100 gare dallo sprint all’ xterra agli Ironman.

Italian Triathlon coach
Born 17 – January 1973
Residence: Italy – villarbasse – via Musine 6
Job: Head Coach of Italian Under 23 national triathlon team– manager – Torino triathlon Head coach



Head Coach of Italian Under 23 national triathlon team
March 2017

Head Coach of Turkish triathlon team
2013 – 2016

Coordinator of all the Turkish National team (elite – under 23 – junior – youth). Head Coach of elite – Olympic national team. Promoter of development of triathlon in Turkey (discovering new talent, seminary for coaches, relationship with age group team, contact with ITU development programs, etc).
In 4 year I did good results as the 6th place in Baku European games. Top 10 in world cup and World triathlon series. Victory of continental cup and u23 aquatlhlon world championship. From zero to 8 athletes in the ITU world ranking. (best top 55). Silver medal in World University championship. About development we move from 200 athletes at the races in 2013 to more than 650 in 2016.

Manager junior and youth Italian talent program – Italian Triathlon federation (Fitri)
2011 – 2012

Manager of “Talent program “ (looking for new talent, development of talent through training programs, contact with coaches and teams of the boys involved in the project, training for technicians) In 2012 Italy won gold and silver medals in junior European Championship, gold in relay duathlon junior world championship .

Head Coach of Italian Long distance national triathlon team – Fitri
2009 – 2012

Manager and selector of the Italian national team.

During the four-year period were obtained the following results: European Champions in 2010 women’s teams, individual bronze at the European Championships 2009 & 2010. Bronze at the European Championships in men’s teams in 2010.

Head Coach of Woman Italian triathlon Olympic team – Fitri
2005 – 2008

Coach of Italian national women’s Olympic team from 2005 to Beijing Olympics Games

During the four-year period it were obtained the following results: World champions in women’s team relay in 2006. Bronze medal team World Championships women’s 2007. Individual European Championships podium 2005.2006, 2008. Fifth place World Championships 2005, 2006. All these results represent the best achievements in the history of Italian triathlon.

Coach in the Italian Olympic team – Fitri
2001 – 20o4

Member of the Italian coaches’ team that worked for Athens Olympic games. Personal coach of Nadia Cortassa (5th at the Games)

Manager of program
1992 – 2017

Creator of the project training programs for all levels of triathletes (elite – age group). Stage and travel in the most famous sports location in Europe (Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, St. Moritz, Sestrieres, etc.) With our method we brought athletes to compete at the Olympics and other major events ITU, Ironman Hawaii, Maui xterra,
Main results:
5th place 2004 Athens Olympics games
World Champion Team 2006
Aquathlon World Champion under 23 in 2009 and 2016
6th place 2015 European Games
European duathlon champion team 2006
Silver (2) and bronze (2) Individual European Championships
Top 5 in ITU world Champion 2005 & 2006
Over 15 Elite Italian titles
Numerous titles including age group class wins in Ironman and 70.3 Ironman

Manager of Torino Triathlon team
2000 – 2017

Technical director of one the most successful team in Italy. More than 250 members divided into kid, youth, age group and elite teams.
Organizer of over 20 races including some edition of Italian championships, xterra races and long distance races (over 700 starters in the most important evidence)
Among the main results there are one Olympic athlete, an one athlete in the Youth Olympic Games, Team national champion in 2008-2009 – 2010, victory as best Italian youth team in 2009 and 2010, more than 50 Italian titles in various categories and many other results. Torino Triathlon is the team of Renato Bertrandi, ETU president from 2012.

Gatorade sport Channel

Responsible of Gatorade Sports Channel (By Pepsi) with support activities and sports promotion.


Sports School Italian Olympic Committee (CONI)
European Coach IV level

Italian Triathlon Federation
Coach top Level

Turin University
Degree in Political Science


I have worked in the best sports center in the World.. Excellent knowledge of altitude training due to experiences with high-level athletes in: St. Moritz, Sierra Nevada, Sestrieres, Windhoeck (Namibia). Among the places where I worked coaching the national teams should also be mentioned: Sport Super Center (Gold Coast Australia), Club La Santa (Lanzarote, Spain), Las Playtas (Fuerteventura, Spain), Riva degli Etruschi (Tuscany, Italy), Gloria sports arena (Antalya, Turkey).

Over the years I have worked with the following world class coaches:
Renato Canova (IAAF coach. He works with the best Kenyans athletes in the world), Luciano Gigliotti (IAAF coach of Stefano Baldini Olympic marathon champion) Claudio Rossetto ( FIN coach of world champion Filippo Magnini 100m freestyle). I have also worked with the Institute of Sport Science CONI- Rome.

Author of many authoritative publication of magazines such as Runner’s World, Triathlete, Triathlon magazine, Men’s healt, etc.. I published one book “triathlon: from Hawaii to Olympic Games” written with my wife Nadia Cortassa and Doc. Felicina Biorci.

Teacher for the Italian Triathlon Federation an Turkish triathlon federation. I did a lot of seminary for coaches.

I worked with the ITU development program as support of Turkish athletes.

Good knowledge of the English language. Understanding of the Spanish and French language.
Able to operate with the main computer programs (Micrsoft office, ecc.) and with scientific instruments for detecting the performance of the athletes

Married whit Nadia Cortassa (All time best Italian triathlete, world Champions and 5th place in Athens Olympic games). Two sons