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All our coaching takes place on a voluntary basis. The club can support members who are considering leading or coaching. There’s no correlation with being (or having been) a fast runner, it’s far more important to be interested in helping others develop. If you’re interested in getting involved then speak to one of the coaches or run leaders, or contact the Coaching Rep.

Our UK Athletics coaches are:

Andrew Alcock (LiRF)

Mike Banfi (LiRF)

Andrew Black (Athletics Coach – AC, Event Group Endurance Coach)

Paul Boross (Level 1)

Diane Carter (LiRF)

Kate Carter (LiRF)

Roger Clarke (LiRF)

Richard Cohen (LiRF)

Anneli Collins (LiRF)

Trevor de Silva (Level 4)

Lindsay Doy (CA)

Caroline Ferrari (LiRF)

Ralph Gilbert (Level 2)

John Gorst (LiRF)

Jeff Hoadley (Level 2)

James Leask (LiRF)

Keith MacIntosh (CiRF)

Steve McCann (CiRF)

Peter McCloskey (LiRF)

Gavin McLaughlan (LiRF)

Claire Morgan (Level 2)

Steve Pallister (LiRF)

Mark Palmer (LiRF)

Amy Prescott (LiRF)

David Turner (Level 1)

Norman Urquia (CiRF) (Coaching Rep)

Sam Walker (LiRF)

Our British Triathlon coaches are:

Johnny Bell (Level 1)

Isabel Gwyther (Level 1)

Lindsay Doy (Level 1)

Simon Olney (Level 2)

Julian Ward (Level 1)

Coaching qualifications

The current UK Athletics qualifications are ‘Leadership in Running Fitness’ (LiRF), ‘Coach in Running Fitness’ (CiRF), ‘Athletics Coach’ (AC) and ‘Coaching Assistant’ (CA). ‘Levels’ were used for qualifications before 2010.

For details of British Triathlon coaching qualifications:

All Windmiler coaches have current Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks, to ensure the safety of our members.