List of Coaches




Club Aligned Coaches

Greg Berrell  - Level 4 Sprints/Relays, Level 4 Middle Distance, Level 2 Adv. Jumps, ALTIS Foundation Course.
Mob: 0429 095 745

Email: vtfcoach@gmail.com

Coaching Sprints, Relays, 800, LJ.

Chris Twigg – AA Level 2 Advanced Sprints, Hurdles and Relays
Mob: 0400 923 487
Email: christwigg8@gmail.com
Sprints, Middle Distance, Hurdles, Long and Triple Jump, Relays and Multi Events
Specialising in small event groups

 

Tony Saunders - Level 4, Strength & Conditioning, ALTIS Foundation Course
Mob: 0424 236 625
Email: tlbsaunders@bigpond.com
Sprints & Hurdles

 

Philip Frkovic  - ATFCA L2 ACEGS/AA L3 Adv.
Mob:  0400 385 611
Throws (SP, DT, JT, HT, WT)
Brett Barklay - AA Level 2 Coach
Mob:  0412 909 145
Sprints, Hurdles, Jumps, 
Combined Events, AWD

Teghan Barklay - AA L1
Mobile: 0405 300 373
Email: teghanbarklay@yahoo.com
Hurdles, Sprints, High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump

Andrea Berrell - ATFCA L2/AA L2 Int.
Mob: 0437 118 289
Sprints , hurdles & Relays

Donna Hiscox - ATFCA L2 ACEGS/AA L3 Adv.
Mob: 0414 767 373
Sprints, Relays & Hurdles 

Laurie Allison - L2 Int. Club Coach
Mob:  0411 365 419
Throws, Jumps, Combined Events

Barry McCelland - AA L3 Adv.
Mob:  0434 934 021
Jumps

Katie Thorn - L1 Coach
Mob: 0429 058 445
Email: katie_thorn66@hotmail.com
Long Jump

Robby Marks - L1 Coach
Mob: 0434 554 105
Email: robbymarks606@outlook.com
Jumps, Javelin

 

Marie Kay   - AA L3 Adv
Mob:  0418 480 415
Sprints, Relays & Hurdles.  Jumps

 

 

Description of Coaching Levels

Level 1 Community Athletics Coach

This is the entry level for all Accredited Athletic Coaches.  The fundamental skills of running, jumping & throwing are introduced as well as exploring how to engage athletes in long term participation and how to coach skills to beginner athletes.

This qualification is certified by the Australian Sports Commission and allows participants to be nationally accredited as a community coach which is transferable to other sports engaging in the community coach program.

Level 2 Intermediate Club Coach 

The Level 2 Intermediate Club Coach Course is the next progression from Level 1 Community Athletics Coach course and further develops coaches understanding of how to coach fundamental skills and drills. This level supports coaches to understand the basic technical models for the Track & Field events held at club and school level competitions.

Level 2 Advanced Coach – Event Group Specific

Level 2 Advanced Coach gives coaches the opportunity to specialise in an event group of Sprints, Relays & Hurdles, Middle Distance, Jumps, Throws or Walks. In addition to further exploring the technical model of the event group, the basics of body weight strength & conditioning and program planning is taught.

Level 3 Specialist Advanced Coach – Event Group Specific

This course further develops the concepts introduced in level 2 advanced as well as introducing strength and conditioning in the gymnasium and nutrition.

Levels 4 & 5

These advanced levels will give coaches a deeper understanding of their event groups as well as biomechanics & nutrition for developing high performance athletes.