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2017 World Championship Medalist Coach
West Coast Athletics League (Inc.) - Athlete Hall of Fame
West Coast Athletics League (Inc.) - Trainer & Championship Team of the Year 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16 & 2016/17.
WA Department of Sport & Recreation High Performance Coaching Scholarship 2010-2012
Australian Athletics Confederation Administrator of the Year - 2012.
Australian Athletics Accreditation Number: 2115 | Working With Children Check WA notice No: 898456
National Medals: Open - 1994/95 110mh Silver | 1993/94 110mh Bronze | 1995/96 110mh Bronze | Junior - 1984/85 U16 100mh Gold. Major Professional Victories: 1987 Port Hedland Gift (WA) | 1991 Kalgoorlie Gift (WA) | 1994 Botany Bay Gift (NSW, see the video in 'History' below). Major Professional Placings: 1993 Bay Sheffield Gift 3rd place (SA) |1996 Burnie Gift 2nd place (TAS) | 2002 Bay Sheffield Gift 4th place (SA). Personal Bests: 100m -10.47sec (grass) | 200m - 21.3h (windy) | 400m - 47.1sec | 110m hurdles (106.7m) - 14.14sec (-1.0w) | Shot Put - 12.51m | Discus - 41.76m | Javelin - 56.23m | Long Jump - 6.71m | Triple Jump - 12.98m | Pole Vault - 2.95m | High Jump - 1.92m | Bench Press - 145kg | Split Clean - 145kg | Split Snatch - 95kg | Half Squat - 200kg | ¼ Squat - 275kg | 10 Bounds - 33.5m | 10 Speed Bounds - 38.75m | Standing Long Jump - 3.41m.
World (Open) 2017 World Championships – Coaching medallist (first & only WA coach) 2017 World Championships – Sarah Edmiston F44 3rd place Discus & 7th place Shot Put 2013 World Championships – Chad Perris T13 5th place 100m & 10th place 200m National (Open & Junior) 38 representatives 12 medals = 3 Gold, 4 Silver & 5 Bronze. State (Open & Junior) 133 medals = 37 Gold, 39 Silver & 32 Bronze. Club (Open & Junior) 64 Club Records Professional (Open & Junior) 1 x VIC 120m Gift Winner | 13 x WA 120m Gift Winners | 5 x WCAL Championship Team | 5 x WCAL Coach of the Year | Club Prizemoney = $42362.50
WA Athletics Clubs: Stirling (athlete 1982-1985) | Melville (athlete 1985-92) | Curtin University (athlete 1992-2004) | North Beach Athletics (coach 2008-2017)
NSW Athletics Club: Homebush Track Club (athlete 1998/99)
Athletics Coaching: Sprints, Hurdles, Jumps, Throws & Relays
27 years of personal athletics experience competing from Little Athletics to senior competition and at national & international level. Represented Australia in the 110m hurdles and 4x100m relay, at the British south of England championships in 1994. Retiring from full time senior competition in 2004 with three national open senior medals including one silver, two bronze, and raced in seven national finals (in total) in the 110m hurdles. Former state record holder in the 110m hurdles and a member of the 4x100m team that holds the current WA state (and Australian Club Best) record of 39.51 seconds (in 1995). He competed for two years in B.A.A.A. competition for English Club Bedfordshire where he still holds the 110mh open record. Over twenty years of coaching experience, including a position as a Sports Challenge Coach/Mentor of eight years with Dr Garry Tester (i.e. self-esteem 'at risk' programs in schools and various correction and rehabilitation institutions across Australia & Asia). Previous Coaches: Multiple Olympic Gold Medalist Shirley Strickland (De la Hunty)| Commonwealth Games representative Matt Barber | & John Edmiston (father).