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Coaching

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 Days are designed specifically for athletes new to the specified Events and needing to learn the necessary skills to perform events “legally”.

Dates Time Events Notes
Orientation Days

Friday 6 & 13 Sept

5:00 – 6:00 pm Javelin & Triple Jump For u11, u12, u13  STGLAC members only.
6:00 – 7:00 pm LJ, HJ, SP, Discus For u6 – u10 STGLAC members only.

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.

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

Dates Time Events Notes
Wednesdays
25 Sep
– 18 Mar
(except school hols)
4:00 – 4:45 pm Rotating roster will see all events  covered through the season. Skills based training delivered to separate groups:

– u6 – u10

– u11 – u17.

Friday 1 & 8 Nov 5:00 – 6:00 pm State Relay
(Track)
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.  Numbers are strictly limited to ensure quality and effectiveness.  These clinics can be booked when you register for the season and we expect to offer an on-line booking option subsequently.

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

$20

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

$20

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

$20

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.