Profile

1976

Born Hamilton, New Zealand

Simon Cooke

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SIMON COOKE

Mechanical Engineer - NZCE and Diploma (Design/Control Systems)
World & European Champion
Olympian

RESUME

Education
Hamilton West Primary School (1984-1988)
Remuera Intermediate (1989-1990)
Auckland Grammar School (1991-1994)
Auckland University of Technology (1997-2000)

Qualifications
NZCE in Mechanical Engineering (Control Systems/Design)
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Achievements
Dinghy
* 470 World Champion
* 470 European Champion
* 470 Sydney 2000 Olympics - 7th
* Multiple 470 NZ and Australian National Champion
* 470 South Pacific Champion
* 470 Junior Worlds - 4th
* 470 NZ Junior National Champion
* Laser 4000 European Champion (Lake Como, Italy)
* Laser 4000 Italian National Champion (Lake Como, Italy)
* Laser 4000 British National Championships (Plymouth, Great Britain) - Silver
* Multiple 420 World Championships - Silver
* 420 World Team Trophy
* Multiple 420 NZ National Championships - Silver
* Youth Worlds Double Handed Class - Bronze & 4th
* Youth Worlds Team Trophy
* Multiple Youth Double Handed NZ Champion
* Multiple Starling Class National Champion
* Starling Class Match Racing National Champion
* Multiple P Class National Champion
* P Class Interprovincial Champion

Keel Boat
* Multiple China Cup International Regatta (Shenzhen, China) - Helmsman, Gold
* Multiple China Cup International Regatta (Shenzhen, China) - Helmsman, Silver
* Multiple Aloha Cup (Sanya, China) - Helmsman, Gold
* Tour of Hainan International Regatta (Hainan, China) - Helmsman, Gold
* NZ Keelboat National Championship (Auckland, New Zealand) - Helmsman, Silver
* King's Cup (Phuket, Thailand) - Tactician
* Regatta Samui (Koh Samui, Thailand) - Tactician
* China Coast Regatta (Middle Island, Hong Kong) - Tactician
* San Fernando Race (Cat 1 Offshore, Hong Kong to Philipinnes) - Tactician
* Etchell Australian National Championship (Melbourne, Australia) - Tactician, Bronze
* Etchell New Zealand National Championship (Auckland, New Zealand) - Helmsman
* Etchell Hong Kong National Championship (Middle Island, Hong Kong) - Tactician, Gold
* Etchell Midwinters (Mooloolaba, Australia) - Mainsheet/Tactician, Gold and Silver
* Etchell Queensland State Championship (Southport, Australia) - Mainsheet/Tactician, Gold
* Etchell New South Wales State Championship (Gosford, Australia) - Mainsheet/Tactician, Bronze
* J80 Hong Kong National Champion (Middle Island, Hong Kong) - Trimmer/Tactician, Gold
* Hong Kong Champion of Champions (Middle Island, Hong Kong) - Mainsheet/Tactician, Gold
Catamaran
* Extreme Sailing Series 2013 (RedBull Extreme Sailing Team) - Bowman, Bronze

Awards
* New Zealand - Halberg Awards Finalist
* New Zealand Yachting - Sailor of the Year
* New Zealand Yachting - Coach of the Year
* Auckland - Sportsman of the Year
* Auckland Grammar School - Sportsman of the Year
* Auckland Grammar School - Prefect
* National University Beam Testing Award - First Place (Weight/Strength Ratio)

New Zealand Representative
1991 IODA Optimist World Championships (Porto Carras, Greece)
1993 IYRU World Youth Sailing Championships (Lake Garda, Italy)
1994 IYRU World Youth Sailing Championships (Marathon, Greece)
1996 Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games, Reserve 470 Men (Atlanta, USA)
1998 Pre-Pre Olympic Regatta, 470 Men (Sydney, Australia)
2000 Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, 470 Men (Sydney, Australia)
2002 Pre-Pre Olympic Regatta, 470 Men (Athens, Greece)
2003 Pre Olympic Regatta, 470 Men (Athens, Greece)
2006 NZ 420 World Team (Grand Canary Island, Spain)
2007 NZ 420 World Team (Auckland, New Zealand)
2008 NZ 420 World Team (Athens, Greece)

New Zealand Coaching
Multiple P Class and Starling National Titles
Multiple Youth World Representatives & Medalists in the Double Handed Class
ISAF Youth World Champions Double Handed 420 Class
420 World Champions

United States Coaching
2001 420 North American Champion & 3rd
2002 420 North American Champion & 5th
2002 420 US Nationals Silver

Interests
Travelling, windsurfing, golf, design, technology and solving problems

Referees
Multiple Olympic medalist, Rex Sellers
Maclaren Limited and Meywin Limited CEO, Sam Mcquigg

Services

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Product

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Consultant

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Coach

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Sailor

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