Coaches and Officials

 

Track and Field

 

Cyril Jones – Cyril is a fully qualified coach and has been coaching for more than 20 years. He has an in-depth knowledge of most events, which is of great benefit to our athletes. Currently, he is coaching sprints, hurdles, endurance running, and steeplechase. He has many years of experience coaching High Jump, Long Jump, and Triple Jump and sometimes gets involved with the coaching of throwing events.

 

Richard Howes – Richard is a fully qualified coach. He is an accomplished athlete and is a British champion in his age group at Long Jump. He specializes in the coaching of all the throwing events, including Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, and Hammer. He is also a very capable and knowledgeable coach for High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Sprints, and Hurdles.

 

Will Carter – Will is a very accomplished decathlete. He is, therefore, able to coach all events, including Pole Vault. He is usually involved in the coaching of the throwing events and frequently coaches the jumping events, sprints, hurdles, and endurance events.

 

Kevin Waite – Kevin specializes in the coaching of endurance events. He usually includes sprints coaching as part of his sessions and is also able to coach other events.

 

Nicola Holmes – Nicola usually coaches the younger athletes. She coaches sprints, endurance, hurdles, High Jump, and Long Jump.

 

Andrew Ward – Andrew also usually coaches the younger athletes. He coaches sprints, endurance, hurdles, and Long Jump.

Road Running

Christine McCarthy – Christine has been competing in open races on the roads and cross country for nearly 40 years. She is one of the quickest runners in her age group in the country and was selected to represent England in a half marathon against the Celtic nations in 2021. She organizes the road running sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the quicker runners.

Danielle Wilson - Danielle originally joined the club as a junior member and she competed for the club as a junior in Track and Field competitions. After a break of a few years, she rejoined to do road running. Danielle is now part way through her qualification as a Leader in Running Fitness and she is organizing the road running sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Paul Nunns - Paul has been doing road running at the club since 2018. He is now part way through his qualification as a Leader in Running Fitness and he is organizing the road running sessions on Mondays.

OFFICIALS

Cyril Jones – Cyril is a Level 3 qualified Track Judge. As such, he is qualified to officiate at club, county and regional level. He has officiated at more than 500 competitions over the last 20 years and has been the Track Referee on many occasions at open meetings and league meetings such as the West Yorkshire Track and Field League and the Yorkshire and District Athletics League. He has also organized many open meetings and meetings within our own club for Track and Field, Road Running, and Cross Country. He also officiates as the Starter at competitions within our own club.

 

Jane Williams – Jane is a Level 1 qualified Timekeeper. As such, she has officiated on many occasions at open meetings and meetings of the West Yorkshire Track and Field League and the Yorkshire and District Athletics League. She also takes on the role of Chief Timekeeper at meetings within our own club for Track and Field, Road Running, and Cross Country.

Duncan Fraser – Duncan is a Level 2 qualified Field Judge. He qualified in 2021 and is now officiating regularly at competitions in the West Yorkshire League, Yorkshire and District League and the Northern League.