Coaching Program

Scope of Coaching

Coaching for the 2022/23 season is available to registered members of St George Little Athletics (only), in the U7 or above Age Groups.   Please note the age restrictions that apply as indicated below.

The Coaching Program is delivered in the following components:

EventAge GroupsTimeDays
HurdlesU8 & above5pm4 Tuesdays commencing 6th September
TJ & JavelinU11 & above6pm4 Tuesdays commencing 6th September
Fitness / Spints
U7 & above5pmWednesdays throughout season.
See Schedule below
LJ / SP / DiscusU7 & above6pmWednesdays throughout season.
See Schedule below
High JumpU9 & above5pm4 Fridays commencing Friday 16th September

Note:  Sessions are 50mins duration except High Jump which is 45mins.  Each sesssion is limited to 20 participants.

Sprints coaching will have an emphasis on fitness.

Field Event coaching focusses on mastering basic skills and technique to perform the events “legally”, and for beginners to improve performances.

High Jump coaching will emphasize scissor technique noting this is mandatory for U9 and U10 and highly recommended for older age groups.


Conditions to Participate

  1. Places at training sessions are limited and must be booked in advance via SignUp.
  2. Arrive on-time.   Late arrivals are disruptive to the session and miss the important warm-up period (important to reduce risk of injury) and for these reasons will not be able to join the session.
  3. Athletes to wear appropriate outdoor clothing, shoes and bring a water bottle.
  4. A parent/guardian is required to remain at the ground during the session in sight of the coachParent(s) of Friday coaching participants will be asked to assist with field set-up – please locate a Committee member to receive an assignment.

Note:  Keep an eye on Facebook and/or Team App as last minute changes to the schedule may occur.  

Session 1 @ 5pm
(U7 and above)
Session 2 @ 6pm
(U7 and above)
7 SeptRunning/ FitnessLong Jump
14 SeptRunning/ FitnessShot Put
21 SeptRunning/ FitnessDiscus
28 SeptRunning/ FitnessLong Jump
5 OctRunning/ FitnessShot Put
12 OctRunning/ FitnessDiscus
19 OctRunning/ FitnessLong Jump
26 OctRunning/ FitnessShot Put
2 NovRunning/ FitnessDiscus
9 NovRunning/ FitnessLong Jump
16 NovRunning/ FitnessShot Put
23 NovRunning/ FitnessDiscus
30 NovRunning/ FitnessLong Jump
7 DecRunning/ FitnessShot Put
14 DecRunning/ FitnessDiscus
21 DecRunning/ FitnessLong Jump
11 JanRunning/ FitnessShot Put
18 JanRunning/ FitnessDiscus
25 JanRunning/ FitnessLong Jump
1 FebRunning/ FitnessShot put
8 FebRunning/ FitnessDiscus
15 FebRunning/ FitnessLong Jump
22 FebRunning/ FitnessShot Put
1 MarRunning/ FitnessDiscus
8 MarRunning/ FitnessLong Jump

Note:  Subject to change due to weather and other factors.