Tom De La Hunty celebrates  Kaillie Humphries winning her second Olympic gold medal at Sochi 2014 ©Facebook

Tom De La Hunty has left his job as head coach of the Canadian bobsleigh coach after his contract was not renewed, he has has revealed.

The 59-year-old Briton, a former flight lieutenant in the Royal Air Force, made the announcement that he was leaving Bobsleigh Skeleton Canada on his Facebook page.

De La Hunty was bobsleigh pilot for Great Britain and competed in two Olympic Winter Games, finishing 12th in the two man event in Calgary 1988.

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Tom De La Hunty, left, had worked with Canada's bobsleigh teams since 2010 ©Facebook

As coach De La Hunty worked with the British and Dutch teams before going to Canada in summer 2010.

With him, bobsleigh pilot Kaillie Humphries won her second Olympic gold medal  2014, World Championships titles in 2012 and 2013 and overall victories in World Cup in 2013, 2014 and 2016.

Pilot Lyndon Rush won the 2013 overall World Cup and a silver medal at the 2012 World Championships in two man bob.