If you are looking to improve and join a group we recommend you talk to one or more of the club coaches listed below. Most coaches take all levels and if they can’t help you they will be able to send you to the right coach for you.

Chris Boylen

Chris Boylen

Events coached- Pole Vault

Qualifications- AA Coaching Qualification level 3

The Pole Vaulting Guru! Chris has had terrific results with many juniors who have had no previous experience with this discipline. His vaulters have won numerous medals at State and national titles. Chris himself set an Australian Record for his age group early in 2015.

Contact- M 0417 597 760 E brenda@rabbit.com.au

Andrew Dawson

Andrew Dawson

Events coached- Sprints, Hurdles & Relays

Qualifications- AA Coaching Qualification level 4, Bachelor of Applied Science – Physical Education & Coaching, Master of Applied Science  – Sport Psychology; Doctor of Philosophy – Coach Career Development

Types of coaching sessions conducted: Strength/Power, Sprint Technique, Speed Development and Race Craft. Private coaching: Strength/power sessions that enhance performance for all events, outside of club training times. Current coaching fees and structure: Strength/power coaching is paid for 1 month in advance (depending on individual athlete training schedule) @ $20/session. I have extensive experience coaching sprinting and strength/power for a variety of sports such as Karate, Golf, Soccer and Volleyball.

Contact details- M 0410552954 E andrew.dawson@vu.edu.au  W LinkedIn and  Victoria University

liam delany

Liam Delany

Events coached- Middle and long distance running

Qualifications- Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Movement and Bachelor of Health Science in Naturopathy, over the years Liam also has compiled a number of coaching courses in Personal Training, Triathlon, Running, Kayaking and Cycling.

Liam’s coaching philosophy is based around a holistic approach that will see you improve in the long term. The holistic approach is sustainable and hence you will continue to increase your fitness whilst remaining healthy and injury free.

Contact- M 0425 711 412 E liam@vigor.net.au W www.vigor.net.au

Mia Deverall

Mia Deverall

Events coached- Sprints, Hurdles & Relays

Qualifications- AA Coaching Qualification level 2

Contact- M 0421 424 850 E  mia@domec.com.au

Adam Garganis

Adam Garganis

Events coached- Throws, walks, running (all distances) and some jumps

Qualifications- AA Coaching Qualification level 2, Certificate 3 in Sport and Recreation

Types of coaching sessions conducted- Technique  and competition training
Current coaching fees and structure-  Charges dependent  on individual athlete training schedule and coaching required

Contact details: M 0428 075 282 E Garganis.adam@gmail.com

Steve Griffiths

Steve Griffiths

Events coached- Middle and long distance running

Qualifications- AA Coaching Qualification level 2

Main focus is on middle/long distance running, but can get you started in any of the disciplines. Athletes involved with Steve have been successful at State and National level in both track and cross-country events.

Contact: Ph 5786 5385 E griffiths.stephen.r@edumail.vic.gov.au

Troy Kameme

Troy Kameme

Events coached: Field events

Contact: t.kameme@gmail.com

Santo Lantieri

Santo Lantieri

Events coached- Sprints

Qualifications- Level 3 advanced sprints coach.

Contact- M 0411 795 395 E earthworkssanto@optusnet.com.au

Scott Lovell

Scott Lovell

Events coached- Sprints, Hurdles & Relays

Qualifications- AA Coaching Qualification level 2

Head Coach of the Little Aths Centre, but has a deal of involvement with the seniors as well.

Contact: M 0438 015 398 E scottlovell@gmail.com

Grant Sargent

Grant Sargent

Events coached- Long jump and Triple jump

Qualifications- AA Coaching Qualification level 4, Bachelor of Applied Science

Specialises in the Long and Triple Jump disciplines (former Victorian Junior Champion) but can certainly help you with your sprinting as well. Grant’s jumpers have had much success at both State and National level over the past few years.

Contact: M 0408 322 215 E granths@iinet.net.au

Helen Shortell

Events coached- Walk, Middle distance  but do all little athletics events

Qualifications- AA Coaching Qualification level 2, recreational running level 2 and Sporting schools coach. Also worked as Personal Trainer for 14 years experience & has triathlon coach level 2

Coaches for the Collingwood Little Athletics.

Contact- M 0419 354254 E hshortell@gmail.com