Coaching 2019-20

The following Coaching program is offered during the 2019/20 season.  All sessions are conducted at Olds Park and are only available to athletes in the indicated age groups who have registered with St George Little Athletics Centre for the 2019/20 season.  There is no cost, except where indicated.

All participants are expected to adhere to the Little Athletics Code of Conduct.

For more information, contact Samantha on 0413 433 253.

Pre-Season Orientation

Our Orientation Day Coaching is designed specifically (and only) for athletes new to the specified Events and needing to learn the necessary skills & technique to perform events “legally”.   The Events and times allocated for individual age groups are set out in the following tables:

Friday 6th SeptemberJavelinShot PutDiscus
5:00 - 6:00pmu11 - u14
6:00 - 6:30pmu8 - u10u6 - u7
6:30 - 7:00pmu6 - u7u8 - u10

Friday 13th SeptemberHigh JumpShot PutDiscus
5:00 - 6:00 pmu9 - u10
6:00 - 6:30 pmu6 - u10
6:30 - 7:00 pmu6 - u10

Note:  While the above sessions are operating, we will also be delivering an Officiating Workshop for parents to assist them in officiating events during our Friday evening competitions.  Uniform & Registration Pack pickup will also be available at these times.

In-Season Coaching

Wednesday is our ‘in-season’ coaching day and each Wednesday will focus on specific events, supported by specialist coaches.  Participants must be registered members of St George Little Athletics.

Note:  A parent of each child must remain at the park during Wednesday training.

Dates Time Events Notes
25 Sep
– 18 Mar
(except school hols)
4:00 – 4:45 pm The Events covered on each day are set out in the Schedule. Skills based training delivered to separate groups:

– u6 – u10

– u11 – u17.

Friday 1 & 8 Nov 5:00 – 6:00 pm State Relay
This training is compulsory for all State Relay entrants.


Holiday Coaching Clinics

Our popular Training clinics are returning for another season!  The clinics will address technique & skills across Throwing, Jumping and Running events, and utilise specialist coaches under the direction of Coaching Coordinator Samantha Latanis.  Lunch is provided.  Participation is restricted to registered members and numbers are strictly limited to ensure quality and effectiveness.  These clinics can be booked when you register for the season or by using the following link: Clinics

Dates Time Cost Notes
30th September
9:00 am – 3 pm


For u6 – u10 Age Groups
7th October
9:00 am – 3 pm


For u11 – u17 Age Groups
23rd December
9:00 am – 3 pm


For All Age Groups

Please arrive by 8:45 to check-in and be ready for a 9am start.  Bring your water bottles, hats, sunscreen and appropriate shoes.