|Kingston upon Hull
|Contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org , athletics interest began in 1976 after watching Alberto Juantorena on the telly I joined Hull Spartans coached by John Swales but later moved to City of Hull in 1978 and Dennis Briggs large group of middle Distance lads I have happy memories of training with Dennis great times, then Coached by Pam and Bob Piercy both former GB Athletes from the 1960s, Brian Scobie also mentored me for around 3 years learning a lot from this great man regarding coaching my coaching began 2001 and was assistant coach to Pam for around 5 years, I also attended many coach educational courses funded by Kelly Holmes as one of the athlete's I helped Klachen was part of the On camp with Kelly initiative Kelly mentored Klachen for two years..
My pbs are
1980 800m U20 1:52.6s July Stretford,
1981 Ferriby 10 mile U20 55min 3s,
1982 1mile track 4:13.7s August Costello Hull. What does coaching do for me, helping kids achieve from just enjoying their running to improving and taking kids from 332nd at English Schools cross to 2 years later taking an England vest at SIAB, highest achievers taking England School medals, 3 National indoor age group Champions, home internationals, 4 England vests and a Great Britain Vest Euro under 18 Bronze also two athletes have attained full academic/athletics Scholarship in USA Katie Clark and Kian Wiles.