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Training And Coaching

Weekly Club Coaching

Weekly club training sessions will be offered on a Thursday for athleties age 12+ years at King George Oval. Times for appropriate ages are listed below.  Thursday training sessions will commence ?????

Age Time 
12 years - U 17 years  4:45 - 6:00pm 
17" years, Opens, Masters  5:45 - 7:00pm

At these sessions athletes will commence warm-up at the start time, individaully or in groups, while the preceeding training session is finishing. They will choose one event to concentrate on. The events offered will be posted in the News section of the homepage each week. 

Coaches for the 2022/23 season:

Cath Chatterton - Middle Distance. Cath is an Australian Masters Triathlon team member who has been very successful on the road winning the Canberra Half Marathon. As a keen runner she understands how to build a young middle distance runner.

Michel Hemmings Jones - Throws. Olympian representing Cuba at the 2000 Sydney games for Discus with an interest and expertise in all the throwing events.

David Murphy - Sprints, Hurdles & Relays. A former Australian u19 110m & 400m hurdles champion, David has coached athletes to State & National medals over the past eight years and holds a Lv.3 Advanced Event Group (Sprint, Hurdles & Relay) accreditation

Mel Murphy - Racewalking. Over the past 4 years Mel has coached junior athletes to State titles and National medals in both track walking and road walking events