Coaches

Ricky Miell

Events Coached:- Sprints

Coaching Group:-  Sprint-1

Coaching Days :- Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday

Qualifications:-  Level 3 Sprints Performance,  BWAL S+C Leader, UKA S+C, Children in Athletics

Coaching Background:-    I began coaching in 1992 when my daughter became involved in athletics with VPAAC. Before that I was involved in other sports but mainly white water canoeing for approx. 25 years. In April 2000 I obtained the level 3-performance coach award. I have coached athletes to district and national level and into the Scottish National Junior Team. I have coached at KAAC  since 2010

Further Information:-  KAAC Coaching Coordinator. I have a sprint coaching information website.

Robert Hawkins

Events Coached:-  Endurance

Coaching Group:-  Endurance

Coaching Days :-  Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur and Sat

Qualifications:-  Level 2 Endurance & Speed

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Arthur Smithrsz_1arthur_smith_-_endurance_running_280509_110

Events Coached:-  Endurance

Coaching Group:-  Girls Endurance Group

Coaching Days :-  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

Qualifications:-  Level 2 endurance & Speed

Coaching Background:- Specifically with this group since 2001, Coaching several athletes to district and National titles.

Further Information:- Former runner with specific interest in distances up to marathon.

John Rodger

Events Coached:-  Endurance

Coaching Group:-  Senior and Junior Endurance Groups

Coaching Days :-  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday. Other days as required

Qualifications:-  Level 2 Group Event Coach, UKA Strength and Conditioning, Level 1 Sprints

Coaching Background:-    I have been involved in Athletics since joining Paisley Harriers as a boy. I started coaching in 1983 specialising in endurance athletes. I have coached numerous athletes to win many district and Scottish National titles on the track, road, and cross country. I have coached Kilbarchan athletes to win GB caps on the track and cross country and medal at major GB championships.

Further Information:-  Since 1992 I have been a Scottish Athletics team manager and team selector for National and West District Events.

Eleanor McNicol

Events Coached:-  Endurance

Coaching Group:-  Endurance

Coaching Days :-  Tuesday, Thursday

Qualifications:-  Level 1 Coaching assistant

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Alan Craig

Events Coached:-  800/1500

Coaching Group:-  Endurance

Coaching Days :-  Tuesday, Thursday

Qualifications:-  Level 2

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Scott McCullochrsz_scott_mcculloch_-_sprints_coach_280509_077

Events Coached:-  Sprints

Coaching Days :-  Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday

Coaching Group:-  Sprints

Qualifications:-  Level 2 sprints

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Events Coached:-  Sprints and Run Jump Throw

Coaching Group:-  U13/15 development

Coaching Days :-  Tuesday, Thursday (development group 12 to 15s)

Qualifications:- Level 3 Hurdles, Level 2 Sprints

Coaching Background:-    Former sprint hurdler I began coaching other athletes who joined me for my training sessions, including three Scottish Champions in various age groups. Came into the sport to run the Glasgow marathon before finding track & field athletics.

Further Information:-  Also a level 3 timekeeper and photo finish judge having officiated at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics and 2013 European Team Championships in Gateshead amongst the more recent high profile meetings.

Janice Ross

Events Coached:-  Run, Jump & Throws

Coaching Group:-  Run, Jump & Throws (beginners)

Coaching Days :-  Tuesday, Thursday

Qualifications:-  Level 2 Coach

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Alasdair Barker1383063959

Events Coached:-   Sprints, Hurdles, TJ/LJ

Coaching Group:-    Sprint / Multi

Coaching Days :-  Sunday, Monday, Thursday

Qualifications:-  Level 3 Performance Coach (100, 200 and Relays)
UKA Strength and Conditioning
Weightlifting Scotland – Instructor (Weight Training and Olympic Lifting)
NCFE & SAQ SBW (Suspended Body Weight) Trainer Award

Coaching Background:-   I first qualified in athletics coaching in 1992 when I was still a competing athlete, I started coaching my own group in late 1997. With my own group I have coached athletes to GB age group international performances and Scottish age group through to full Senior internationals. During this time I have coached numerous Scottish champions and medallists from age group through to Senior champions. I have also been the Scottish National Coach for the short sprints and relays and also the Regional Coach for Sprint Hurdles. This has also allowed me to be the Head Coach and Sprint Coach at international and National competitions for Scottish Athletics.

Further Information:- Also a qualified and experienced coach in Rugby Union and Volleyball.

 

Susan Devine

Events Coached:-  Run, Jump & Throws

Coaching Group:-  Run, Jump & Throws (beginners)

Coaching Days :-  Tuesday, Thursday

Qualifications:-  Level 2

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Marie Fulton

Events Coached:-  Run, Jump & Throws

Coaching Group:-  Run, Jump & Throws (beginners)

Coaching Days :-  Tuesday, Thursday

Qualifications:-  Level 2

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Jim Green

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Events Coached:-  Hammer, Shot & Discus,

Coaching Group:-    Throws, U11 RJT

Coaching Days :-  Monday, Tuesday & Friday

Qualifications:-  Level 2 Group Event, S+C Level 3, Jog scotland Leader

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Karen Costellorsz_karen_costello

Events Coached:-  shot, discus, javelin & hammer

Coaching Group:-  Throws

Coaching Days :-  Tuesday & Friday

Qualifications:-  Level 4 Throws

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Events Coached:-  New Intake, Basics, Run, Jump, Throw.

Coaching Group:-  U11 RJT Group

Coaching Days :-   Thursday

Qualifications:-  Level 2 Endurance

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Pamela Cameron

Events Coached:-  Multi events

Coaching Group:-  U13/15 Development Group

Coaching Days :-  Tuesday, Thursday

Qualifications:-  Level 1

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Conor Thomson

Events Coached:-  Multi events – Run Jump and Throw, Junior Endurance Coaching

Coaching Group:-  Ages 7+ Development Group

Coaching Days :-  Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

Qualifications:-  Level 2, HND Sports Coaching and Development, Junior Jog Scotland

Coaching Background:- Conor started coaching through School and has gone on to gain Qualifications in coaching through College. He currently coaches in the New Trackstars groups for ages 7 -12 and the Endurance development Tuesday night group.

Further Information:- Conor is an endurance athelete that has run for the club since age 10.

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