Coaches

Ashford Athletic Club have numerous general and specialised coaches available to its members. All coaches are qualified, have numerous years worth of experience to offer. All coaches and officials are fully licensed and CRB checked by UK Athletics; all volunteers have to complete application form and self-declaration form, provide references and be approved by the AAC committee.

Coaching in schools? – Please click here for guidelines regarding use of coaches in schools. afPE have re-released this guidance in the afPE safe practice handbook – appendix 3B, pp313- 316.

Go to the page ‘Courses for Coaches’ (listed to the left of this page) for details of courses available to coaches.

UKA Competition Rule changes – As you may have seen on the UKA and England Athletics web sites, 1st April 2010 saw the implementation of some of the new Rules for Competition. All Athletes, Officials and Coaches should be aware of the implications of the various rule changes. Click here for more information.

Name Discipline Level Information
Mike Mein Long, triple & sprints L4 T: 0208 850 3273, M: 07734 408285, E: mikemein@talktalk.net.
John Bancroft High jump L3 M: 07961 432110, E: JBancr4495@aol.com.
Stella Bandu Middle & long distance & steeplechase L3 M: 07960 371958, E: StellaAAC@aol.com.
Dave Fox Shot & discus L3  
Ted Hawkins Throws L3 T: 01233 621409, E: tedhawkins@talktalk.net.
Derek Laws Pole Vault L3 M: 07841 639729, E: delboyce@live.co.uk
Claire Le Rossignol Young athletes, sprints & jumps L3 M: 07882 649480, E: claire@ontrackathletics.co.uk
Pete Le Rossignol Young athletes, sprints & jumps L3 M: 07838122568, E: info@ontrackathletics.co.uk
Derek Seamon High Jump L3 T: 01233 732317, E: dg.cmom@tiscali.co.uk.
Jacqi Snare Sprints, hurdles, endurance, young childrens athletic coach and sports leader L3 M: 07796953305
Chris Hobbs Springs, endurance L2  
Liz Barrett Sprints L2  
Mary Davison Sprints L2  
Pat Hanys Youth athletes multi-events L2  
Phil Heathfield Endurance & young athletes L2 E: PhilipHeathfield@hotmail.co.uk
Dee Langford Endurance L2  
Pam Lowe Jumps & young athletes L2 E: pam@sjlowe.co.uk.
Chas Robinson Sprints & hurdles L2 charles.robinson4@ntlworld.com
Fiona Sime Young athletes multi events L2 E: fionasime@hotmail.co.uk.
Andrew Smith Endurance (Road Running) L2 T: 01233 – 629544.
Barry Watson Endurance L2  
Chris Blandford Throws L1  
Jenn Tibbenham Throws Assist jenn.tibbenham@gmail.com
John Rogers Young athletes multi events L2 E:  johnrogersz@btinternet.com.
Hazel Gallagher Sprints and Jumps L3  
Gary Gallagher Triple Jump L2  
Ronan Donohue Endurance L1  
Tina Heyes Throws Assist