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NITHSDALE AC COACHES

All coaches have UK Athletics qualification and are have been vetted for approval for working with children by the club welfare and child protection officer with enhanced  CRBS disclosures. 

It is the policy of the club that all coaches must renew their licences in keeping with the requirements of scottishathletics

David Hood
David is a level 3 coach.  He works mainly with  the  middle distance runners and is producing some good endurance athletes
Jim Callander
Jim is a level 2 coach who specialises in jumps but also coaches the beginner level athletes.
Jim is also a level 4 track judge and officiates at UK level around the country
Joyce Rammell
Joyce is a level 3 coach who specialises in throws, principally shot put, discus and hammer but has been known to take on a javelin thrower.  She is also partly qualified to level 3 in multi-events.
Joyce is also a level 4  field judge and competes in veteran competitions, mainly in throwing events.
Willie Mackintosh
Willie is a level 2 coach who works with the junior Monday night group. He is formerly the club  endurance coach and is also an experienced fell runner
Andrew Minnis
Andrew is a Level1 coach and has recently moved to Dumfries. He is also a Level 3 Starter and Starter's Assistant.  He works with the younger  athletes on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Nithsdale AC is always on the lookout for new coaching helpers and potential coaches.  Currently a number of the more senior athletes help out with the Monday night youngsters. Anyone with an interest should speak to one of the coaches on a training night or contact a committee member.
 

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