Coaching

CMLAC’s coaching program is run by an enthusiastic and caring coaching team lead by led by Tony Marsh and Rachel Limburg from United Track & Field Coaching.  We offer our members a range of opportunities to develop and improve basic athletic skills, leading to greater personal satisfaction, improved self esteem, fitness and skill. Our varied and flexible coaching program caters for all abilities and is integrated across the season at Righetti oval as follows:

Saturday Mornings (competition day)  IMG_0964

  • 8:00am prior to Saturday Meet
  • Available to all club members.
  • Specific event focus as per calendar.

Sunday Mornings 

  • 9am at Righetti Oval
  • Focussed on athletes U/9+
  •  Pre -Christmas will focus on relay training to assist teams preparing for the LAV region and relay events.
  • Post-Christmas the focus will be on individual track and field disciplines to prepare athletes for the individual LAV region and state competitions.

Wednesday Training Schedule 

  • 4:30-5:15pm – U/6-U/8
  • 5:15 – 6:00pm – U/9+
  • available to all club members
  • delivered by experienced and accredited Athletics Australia Coaches
  • will include at least two coaches present at each session
  • primarily focused on developing skills, athleticism and conditioning and is delivered in an age-appropriate way
  • individualised for athletes U9 and above to ensure athletes are suitably challenged and supported, with respect to their interests and potential (includes sessions that support sprint and endurance focused athletes)
  • focused on improving jumping, throwing, hurdling, running.
  • NOTE : Training will start at 5pm for all athletes on Twilight meets.

For further information contact :

 

Date Location U/6-U/8 U9+
Wednesday

5th December

Righetti Oval 4:30- 5:15pm

General Conditioning

5:15- 6:00pm

General Conditioning and Triple Jump

Saturday

8th December

Righetti Oval 8:00am

Shot Put

8:00am

Shot Put

Sunday

9th December

Box Hill Athletics Track 9:00-10:00am

Relay training for those athletes competing at State Championships

Wednesday

12th December

Righetti Oval 5:00pm

Long Jump

5:00pm

Relay training for those athletes competing at State Championships

Saturday

15th December

Lakeside Athletics Stadium STATE RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Sunday 16th December Righetti Oval 9:00-10:00am

High Jump

Middle distance

Wednesday 19th December Righetti Oval 5:00pm

Hurdles/Discus

5:00pm

Hurdles/Discus