Are you a developing coach looking for a mentor or some advice?
Do you want to further advance your coaching knowledge by teaming up with an experienced coach?
If so, ANQ has an opportunity just for you!
During the North Queensland Championships, ANQ will be giving an opportunity to some lucky people to spend some quality time with an experienced coach. Over the course of the weekend each participant will be teamed up with a mentor coach who you will shadow around for your individual event. You will have opportunities to speak to the coach about training, competition, nutrition, tactics etc.
Participants will meet up with their coach at a specific time over the course of the weekend. Successful applicants will be notified of a timeslot to meet up with their mentor coach and applicants will be selected randomly.
To be entitled to this exciting opportunity you must be actively coaching and be currently registered with Athletics Australia. You will also need to register on the NQ Championships Parents, Spectators and Coaches link below on the Athletics North Queensland website if you have not already done so.
NQ Championships Parents Spectators and Coaches link
Participating Mentor Coaches
Leslye Muller – Sprints/Hurdles/Jumps/Throws
Experience and info: Level 4 specialist coach in sprints, hurdles, relays, jumps and throws. Leslye commenced coaching in 1990 and is now a full time coach coaching athletes of all levels and abilities. Leslye is a coach educator and an Athletics Australia Coach Lecturer. Leslye has had a number of athletes compete at the World Junior Championships.
Stix McGavin – Para Athletics
Experience and info: Level 3 Coach. Stix served seven years in the military and competed in the Invictus Games in 2017 (100m and 200m) and 2018 (100m, 200m, 400m, long jump and 4 x 100m relay). Stix currently coaches para athletes in sprints and long jump.
Kate Colahan – Junior Events
Experience and info: Level 2 Advanced Coach. AFTO Queensland head coach, head coach Saint Pats and BBC Teams (Brisbane) and Athletics Australia Coach Lecturer. Kate has coached and lectured for ANQ over many years.
Jill Boltz – Distance Events
Experience and info: Has represented Great Britain in 1988 and 1992 at the Olympic Games. Placed second in the 10000m at the 1990 Commonwealth Games. In 1991 Jill broke the World Best for 10 miles in New York. Jill is the club coach for Pace Running and Multi-sport.
If you are interested, please fill in the following registration details and stay tuned for the announcement of our lucky winners via our Facebook page. Registrations close on Friday September 17th, 2021.