Mike Cooke

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Coach:Yes
Club:Doncaster
Gender:Male
County:Yorkshire
Region:Yorkshire
Nation:England

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Qualified
Level 4 100/200 Sprints and Relays UK Athletics Coach
Level 4 Sprint Hurdles UK Athletics Coach
Level 3 Long and Triple Jump Uk Athletics Coach
Level 3 Middle Distance Coach for 800/1500m
Level 2 Throws Coach
Event Group qualification for Sprints and Hurdles
Experience
With nearly 30 years experience coaching both young and senior athletes up to National Level. Disciplines coached are mainly Sprints, Hurdles with Long and Triple Jump, High Jump, Shot, Discus and Javelin, all the events required to compete for Combined Events. Coached a number of athletes in Middle Distance including Steeplechase to National Level in Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire. Involved as the Lead coach at the Northwood Hurdles Academy for the U20s / Senior Women's 100m Hurdles event Group and for the Spar Sprints East Midlands, delivering quality training and support for athletes and their coaches in the East Midlands. Worked with many elite coaches from the uk and worldwide which has greatly enhanced my coaching experience.
Achievements
Bassetlaw Coach of the Year Award, Strategic Leader of the Year Award - England Athletics East Midlands, Achievement through Adversity with the Bassetlaw Sports Awards.
Athletes achieving medals and setting championship bests at the Area Championships and at County level for Sprints, Hurdles, Jumps and Combined Events. Most athletes coached have achieved a top 10 UK ranking at some time. Coached and advised numerous young athletes competing at the English School and National Championships for most athletics disciplines including athletes representing England Schools, British Schools Internationals and UK School Games.
Training
Attended the British Athletics Summer Schools for Junior Development and also the International Course, both at Loughborough University, spent time with a number of National Event coaches at the time, such as Malcolm Arnold, Bruce Longdon, Max Jones, Frank Dick and other National coaches, which has helped me build up experience to coach at an elite level. Pass the Senior Coach Award exams, in Event Theory for Hurdles and Coaching Theory way back in 1993.
Attended a variety of UK athletics Masterclases and Conferences in Combined events, Speed, Sprints, Hurdles and Endurance. A member of the National Coach Development programme for Speed as an Associate Member. Worked with a great team and given the opportunity to learn and experience new skills and techniques from the best International coaches Worldwide.
Now currently coaching and advising mainly juniors in sprints, hurdles and multi events, assisted by the help of Dave Andrews and other support coaches at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster which is an excellent base for training athletes of all ages.


Athletes Coached
NameClub AG  Sex  Best Event  Rank  AG  Year  Performance 
Connie BoydDoncasterU13WSP2.72K210U1320177.22
Tilly BoydDoncasterU15WHJ345U1320171.28
Phillip ClarkDoncasterU20M10089U17201711.3
Minnie DunbarDoncasterU17W300345U17201744.3
Charlie EddyDoncasterU15MSP3.25K318U1320176.96
Matthew EdsonDoncasterU17M60216U1520178.10
Isobel HolbornDoncasterU15WLJ425U1320164.02
Alice HoweDoncasterU23W60338ALL20168.10
Nicole LannieDoncasterU17W60HU15W2U1520178.96
Niamh LatibeaudiereDoncasterU15W10072U15201712.8
Kieran LewisDoncasterU23M100146U20201611.2
Darren OtterDoncasterV40MHT7.26K231ALL201733.96
Emily RileyDoncasterU20WTJ102U17201710.28
Hollie RileyDoncasterU15WJT400263U13201718.30
Maddison SimpsonDoncasterU17WHJ249U1520161.45
Kirbi TaylorDoncasterU17W300HW95U17201749.23

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Athlete Blog 28 Apr 17 12:39Mike Cooke 28 Apr 17 12:39
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