Our Coaches

Our club’s training programmes are run by a hardworking group of volunteers. To get in contact with us please find all our contacts below.

Coaches Secretary, Throws/High Jump Coach – Mike Fleet

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Mike is a UKA Level 4 Qualified Coach and has many decades experience in the field. He provides coaching workshops in high jump and javelin.

Training times: Tuesday and Thursdays 7pm at Croydon Arena.

Sprints Coach (Young Athletes/Juniors) – Paul Weston

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Paul is a UKA Level 2 Qualified Coach and arguably one of the best relay coaches in the region.

Training times: Tuesdays 6.15pm for Under 14s. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7.15pm for 14-19 year-olds. All at Croydon Arena

Assistant Middle-Distance Young Athletes Coach – Alan Burn

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Training times: Tuesday and Thursdays 7pm at Croydon Arena.

Sprints Coach (Adults, Over 20 years of age) –Matthew Pepper

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Training is Tuesdays and Thursdays at Croydon Arena at 7pm. Saturday sessions are also arranged, contact Matt directly for details of those.

Pole Vault / Croydon Athletics Academy Coach – Ian Johnston

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Sessions for pole vault take place at Sutton Arena and there are Ad Hoc sessions at Croydon Arena throughout the summer.

Under 11s Development Coach – Clarence Riley

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If your child is under 11 and can’t make the Monday and Wednesday Croydon Athletics Academy, then Tuesday’s session with Coach Clarence is another excellent option.

Sessions are at Croydon Arena from 6.10pm Easter-October

And November to March its 6pm at Trinity School.

Road Running – Neil Aikman

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(pictured left)

Assistant Middle-Distance Young Athletes/ Endurance Running – Matthew Kiernan

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Training times: Tuesday and Thursdays 7pm at Croydon Arena, plus some Sundays which arranged ad hoc.

Assistant young athletes sprints coachAmber Simukonda

Throws – Chris King (pictured right)