The club has an excellent, experienced coaching system of qualified coaches who volunteer their own time to train our athletes each week.
YOUNG ATHLETE COACHES
Godfrey BrownAthletics Coach (Level 2)
Godfrey coaches the Leeds Lions (School years 4 and 5) every Tuesday and Thursday from 17:30 – 18:30. He also coaches a group of multi-event young athletes every Tuesday and Thursday from 18:30.
Martyn HartCoaching Assistant
Martyn coaches young athletes every Thursday from 18:00 – 19:00 and specialises in throwing events.
Kath BestAssistant Coach
Kath is a Children in Athletics Coach. She coaches young athletes every Tuesday from 18:00 – 19:00.
Judith OwenSpeed Coach (Level 2) & Assistant Coach
Judith coaches young athletes every Tuesday from 18:00 – 19:00.
Matty HarrisonLevel 1
Matty coaches the Leeds Lions (Y4 & Y5), U11, U13 & U15 sprints and intermediate endurance athletes. Matty is also a well established athlete who regularly competes for the club in endurance and is a key member of the senior team. He is also the team manager for the U17-U20 YDL team as well as being the Club Welfare Officer. Matty has been involved with Leeds City AC for over 12 years.
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Alan ChildsSprints Coach (Level 3), Performance Coach (Level 3), Jumps, Speed & Throws Coach (Level 2) & Assistant Coach (Level 1)
Alan coaches a small group of intermediate athletes for all track and field events every Tuesday and Thursday from 18:00 – 20:00. Alan also coaches hurdles on an ad hoc basis to any interested athletes on Fridays from 17:30.
Mike StaymanHigh Jump Coach (Level 4), Triple Jump & Long Jump Coach (Level 3), Jumps, Speed & Throws Coach (Level 2) & Assistant Coach (Level 1)
Mike coaches a large group of intermediate and senior athletes for all track and field events needed for pentathlon, heptathlon and decathlon (Age dependant).
HURDLES, POLE VAULT & WHEELCHAIR COACHES
Paul MoseleySprints Coach (Level 3), Endurance, Speed & Throws Coach (Level 2) & Assistant Coach (Level 1)
Paul is a Children in Athletics leader and our dedicated wheelchair racing coach coaching the Leeds Wheelchair Racing group every Thursday from 19:00 – 20:00. Paul also coaches in discus, hammer, pole vault and triple jump.