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
It is the policy of the club
that all coaches must renew their licences in keeping with the requirements
David is a level 3 coach.
He works mainly with the middle distance runners and is producing
some good endurance athletes
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 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 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 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