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Albion Park does not have a dedicated coach for APLAC athletes. 

The following coaches are training in our local area. Please contact them directly for further details including training days and any costs.

The club has John ODwyer Oval booked for athletics training on Mon-Thu 4pm-6pm.

 

Coach: Rick Watkins

Contact details: 0414 262 420

Event / Discipline:  Sprints/middle distance

Venue: John O’Dwyer Oval, Croome Rd Sporting Complex

Children’s ages: Min. age 8yrs

Taking new athletes: Depending on athlete needs and squad numbers

 

Coach: Danielle Szakacs

Contact details: 0405558019

danielleszakacs@msn.com

Event / Discipline: Sprints/ some middle distance (mainly in winter season)

Venue: Croome Rd, Albion Park

Children’s ages: 10yrs min.

Taking new athletes: It will depend on how many athletes in squad at the time

 

Coach: Dave Chisholm

Contact details: 4296 8655 0409 070 096

DChisholm41@yahoo.com.au

Event / Discipline: 400, 800, 1500, 3000, XCountry, road racing.

Venue: Blackbutt Reserve – enter via Blackbutt Way.

Day/s: Mondays & Wednesdays

Time: 4pm

Children’s ages: 8-adult

Taking new athletes: Yes

 

Coach: Ian Hatfield

Contact details: 0414 772 970

ian.m.hatfield@gmail.com

Event / Discipline: Middle distance & 400m

Venue: John O’Dwyer Oval, Croome Rd Sporting Complex and Beaton Park

Children’s ages: Min. age- 13 – 14yrs

Taking new athletes: Depending on discipline requested and squad numbers.

 

Coach: Don Hodgekiss

Contact details: 4296 5466

Event / Days: Sprints, High Jump, Triple Jump, Middle distance up to

1500m, hurdles

Venue: John O’Dwyer Oval, Croome Rd Sporting Complex

Children’s ages: U9 and above

Taking new athletes: Yes

 

Coach: Ron Thompson

Contact details: 0438 617 777

Event / Discipline: Runs, Hurdles, Throws & Jumps

Children’s ages: Min. age 5yrs

Venue: Beaton Park

Taking new athletes: Yes

 

Coach: Peter Murphy

Contact details: 0428 236 678

Event / Discipline:  Sprints/middle distance

Venue: John O’Dwyer Oval, Croome Rd Sporting Complex

Children’s ages: Any

Taking new athletes: Yes