Welcome To Athletics Wellington

Our Coaches

Name Area of Specialty Location Contact Details Note
Don Dalgliesh   IAAF Level 3 in Middle Distance, BBS (Massey) with a major in Sports Coaching, registered ANZ coach. Coaching available for age 10 upwards in for summer and winter. Wellington Area. Also available to work with athletes outside Wellington area by email. dondalgliesh@xtra.co.nz
04 473 9414
027 407 0988
Coaching available for age 10 upwards in for summer and winter. Training sessions Monday and Wednesday Hutt Recreation Ground at 4.15pm, or Tuesdays and Thursdays Newtown Park at 4pm. Training for all levels from novices to elite athletes, working on quality rather than quantity, and ensuring that the athletes mix hard work with having fun.
Michael Duthie  Wairarapa mwtlduthie@xtra.co.nz
06 379 9330
Simon England   Lower Hutt simonengland@hotmail.com
Amanda Goldsmith  High jump, Long jump, Track Tawa, Johnsonville, Wellington amandagoldsmith877@gmail.com
021 614064,
Mondays to Friday at Grenada North Park in the summer and Tuesdays and Thursdays pre season training at Johnsonville in the winter. Sundays gym in Tawa.
Anne Hare  Sprints, Hurdles, Middle Distance & Race Walking Wellington cahare77@gmail.com
04 939 1488
021 703 193
NZ Qualified Coach
Olympic Finalist
3 x Commonwaealth Games
3 x World Cross Country
16 Ekiden Road Relays
Jonathan Harper  RJT CL2 currently registered coach with Athletics NZ Wellington jonathonharper101@gmail.com
04 479 1799
Coaches cross country in the winter, middle distance track and LJ during summer. The squad is currently Years 5 to 8, but usually includes Years 9 and 10. The philosophy is to stay with the same athletes long term, so next year (2019) the youngest will be Year 6.
Mark Harris

MATS Training

Athletics NZ Approved Coach
GetSetGo Coach
RunJumpThrow Coach and Lecturer
IAAF L3 Sprints and Hurdles, IAAF L1 Lecturer and Trainer
Sport WLG Coach Trainer
Athletics NZ Distance, Sprints, Jumps, Throws Coach
Wairarapa, Wellington www.maharris.co.nz
Mark 021 300 380
mark@maharris.co.nz
Our desire is to have fun while creating an environment that allows you to learn, perform and be the best you can be in sport.
Our experience and knowledge is from years of competing and representing New Zealand.
Liam Healey  RJT CL2, Distance DL2, Level 1 sprints & relays, Core Athletics Level 1.  College age and up. From Sprinting to Distance. Upper Hutt, Wellington liamhe@xtra.co.nz
04 527 9897
027 343 7682
Based in Upper Hutt, but Coach nationwide, specialising in Middle to long distance coaching for a number of years.
Sprint Training mainly 5.30 Tues. & Thur. @ Trentham Memorial Park over summer.
Geoff Henry   RJT CL3, Distance DL3, Sprints DL3, Jumps DL3, Ultra Distance DL3, AWD CL2, Primary and College Age Athletes Wellington ghenry@actrix.co.nz
04 388 3536
Andrea Harris

MATS Training

RunJumpThrow Coach and Lecturer Wairarapa, Wellington www.maharris.co.nz Our desire is to have fun while creating an environment that allows you to learn, perform and be the best you can be in sport.
Our experience and knowledge is from years of competing and representing New Zealand.
Peter Jack  Distance DL2, Sprints DL2, Jumps DL2 Wellington pajack@top.net.nz
04 388 6224
Michael Jacques  Middle Distance & Long Distance Wellington michael@mdj.co.nz
04 461 6461
0275 244 821
Middle & long distances all year round
Alistair Leslie Distance DL3, College Age Athletes Tawa, Porirua, Wellington shape8@xtra.co.nz
04 232 3285
Distance and middle distance. Will coach any athlete serious about their performance. Training groups contact me as venues and days change
David Lewis  Middle Distance and Distance. Wellington, Lower Hutt david.lewis@orcon.net.nz
021333790
Qualification: IAAF CECS Level 2, ANZ DL2.
Registered Athletics New Zealand Coach. Age group: 12 and up.
Juan McDonald Tawa, Johnsonville coaching@olympicharriers.org.nz
027 4376615
Trainings at Grenada North Park on Tuesdays (4.20pm) and Alex Moore Park (6pm) and Thursdays at Grenada North Park (4.20pm).
Saturdays at Olympic Harrier Clubrooms, Alex Moore Park, Johnsonville in the winter (1.45pm)
John Quinn RJT CL3, Distance DL1, Sprints DL1, Jumps DL1, Throws DL3, College Age Athletes, IAAF L3 Throws Wairarapa ccbc@farmside.co.nz
06 379 6750
Peter Rendall   Wellington obnz@paradise.net.nz
Julie Richards   Middle Distance Wellington juliemaerdy@yahoo.co.uk
021 2959026
IAAF level 2
RunJumpThrow
Mike Ritchie  Coaching sprints, 100 to 400m, Hurdles, High Jump, Long Jump, Pole Vault, Heptathlon and Decathlon. mpritchie@xtra.co.nz
027 4809188
NZ registered coach based in Wellington and training at Newtown track.
Shaka Sola  

Sola Power Throwing Academy

shaka@paradise.net.nz
021 331 317
Chris Speakman  Olympic Harriers chris.speakman@me.com
027 933 9843
Trainings Tuesdays Alex Moore Park 6pm
Todd Stevens  Distance DL1 Wellington Todd.stevens@nz.pwc.com
021 781 238
Willy Szeto  RJT CL3, Sprints DL3, Jumps DL2, College Age Athletes Wellington willys2@outlook.co.nz
021 762 913
Athletics NZ Accredited Coach.
REPs registered Personal Trainer (NZ Register of Exercise Professionals)
Alan Taylor   Mana grewe-taylor@slingshot.co.nz
Richard Thomson   Jumps DL1, Throws DL1, College Age to Senior International Athletes Whitby tn@aotea.school.nz
0277163067
I coach predominantly jumpers and sprinters. My group trains 6 days a week depending on training age.
I employ an holistic approach, creating environments to drive adaptation. Programmes incorporate combinations of track, hills and gym work to optimize athleticism.
Jay Waters   Hutt Valley Harriers jay@jaywaters.net
022 473 3654
Endurance training from half marathon plus. All year round.