News Archive, Category: Coaches


Malcolm Arnold OBE

29 April 2011

Title: Head Coach of British Athletics Regional Performance Centre Athletes Coached: Jason Gardener, Colin Jackson, Dai Greene, John Akii-Bua, Eilidh Child, Lawrence Clarke, Andy Pozzi Biography: Malcolm is one of the Britain's most successful and respected athletics coaches, having coached athletes to a succession of medals on the biggest sporting stages. Malcolm has coached at 12 Olympic Games - every one since Mexico City in 1968 - and his athletes have to date won three...

Colin Bovell

29 April 2011

Title: Head Track & Field Coach Date and Place of Birth: 1972, Yeovil, England Athletes Coached: Damien Greaves (Olympian and World Championships), Dominic Girdler (Euro U20 Bronze medalist & AAA indoor gold medalist), Duncan Malins (GB U23 international & Indoors AAA’s Silver medalist), Nicky Robinson (World U18 & U20 Competitor and AAA’s U20 Champion), Nigel Levine (100m finalist at European Youth Olympic Festival 2005 and 8th all-time U17 indoor 200m) . LVl 4 UKa Coach....

Rob Ellchuk

29 April 2011

Title: Sprints Coach Date and Place of Birth: Winnipeg, Canada Athletes Coached: Ben Rushgrove, Paul Blake, Katrina Hart, Sophie Kamlish, Phil Doorgachurn, Ian Allerton, Philip Browne, Alex Animashaun, Graham Blackman, David Swift, Anthony Mattis, Laura Langowski, Emma Heath, Pippa Alford, Amy Frith, Lloyd Rice, Kayleigh Harper, Leila Corfield, Sean Buckeridge, Kirstin Steyn, Nina Lake, Amro Abbas, Ben Dalton, and Dan Stockdale. Biography: Rob was Head Coach of Manchester Metropolitan University. He has a MSc. in...

James Hillier

29 April 2011

Title: Athletics coach Biography: James started coaching in schools when he was at University in Birmingham as a summer job and found he had a real passion for it. He started working with more elite athletes when studying for his Masters at College in America. James helped the head track coach write sessions for the sprinters and hurdlers in the team. Appointed to the role of UK Athletics Assistant Hurdles Coach, Hillier was previously a...

Ken Holmes

29 April 2011

Title: Throws Coach Athletes Coached: Alex van der Merwe Biography: Ken is the GB Teams Throws Coach, UKA Level 4 Throws Coach and a Scottish International for Javelin for the 6th Commonwealth Games.

Christian North

29 April 2011

Title: Pole Vault Coach Biography: Christian is a 5m pole vaulter, UKa Level 3 Pole Vault coach and coach to university athletes.

Dave Saker

29 April 2011

Title: Middle Distance Coach Biography: Dave is a Level 4 Endurance and Steeplechase Coach, the Talent ID administrator (Endurance) and has coached multiple athletes to sub 3.40.00 (male) at 1500m. He has been coaching since 1976, and has coached students at the University of Bath since 1997 in Middle Distance and Long Distance including Marathon. Students coached include Marylyn Okoro.

Paul Weston

29 April 2011

Title: Jumps Coach Biography: Paul is a UKa Level 4 Jumps Coach, an ex 15m triple jumper and currently coaches two 15m male athletes.

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