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Glenn was British Triathlon's Olympic Head Women's Coach for the London 2012 Olympic Games. He has been coaching in Eastbourne since 1999, running British Triathlon's sattelite centre and coaching athletes such as Olly Freeman, Todd Leckie and Sophie Coleman. He is closely linked with Team BodyworksXTC, which is also based at the University.
He was a swimmer and made it to the National Youth Squad and European Junior Championships as a breast stroker. Triathlon wasn’t around back in those days, but he became one of the early stars of the sport after taking it up at age 21. He won silver behind Mark Allen at the first ever ITU Triathlon World Championships in Avignon in 1989, the year the ITU was formed. He won European titles at 70.3 distance in 1987 and 1992.