The Ringwood Athletic Club has a number of Coaches to help you on your athletic journey:
Gus Puopolo - Dicus, Hammer, Shot Put and Javelin
Gus has a distinguished record in the world of throwing events. He has coached at every level from juniors starting out to seniors competing at the Olympic Games. His achievements are literally too numerous to list on this page and include virtually all our Club Record holders over all the throwing events, State, National and Commonwealth gold medallists.
Contact: 0417 322 318
Peter Benifer - Short Hurdles and Long Hurdles
Peter is the coach of current World Junior (U20) 110m Hurldes finalist Tayleb Willis. Peter has a strong group of hurdlers who compete in junior and senior hurldes events from 80m Hurdles to 400m Hurdles. A number of Peter's athletes have competed at the World Junior (U20) Championships and have won numerous state and national titles.
Contact: 0400 997 420
John Walker - Middle and Long Distance (Advanced Level 3)
John has been coaching junior and senior middle and long distance runners for over 45 years. Current juniors include the U14 Australian All Schools 1500m champion. John has coached two World Junior (U20) Cross Country representatives, state champions at junior and senior level including the Open 1500m, Mile and 3000m and national U20 CC champion.
Contact: 0401 168 073
Michael Shaw - High Jump
Michael coaches a group of High Jumpers on Wednesday from 5.30 - 7.30pm
Contact: 0419 504 016
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