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Coaches

Say hi to our Team…

Mike Rennie

PRINCIPAL, HEAD SPORTS SCIENTIST & COACH

Coaching since:    1998

Mike’s passion is Middle and Long Distance Athletics and Cross Country, in which he has worked for almost a decade.

 

With a Sports Science degree and Coaching qualifications in many other sports, Mike is a full-time Sport Scientist & Coach and has worked in these capacities with athletes from several sports, at a range of levels from Amateur to State, National, and International. These include:

- Cycling (Road)
- Football (AFL, Vic State Metro & TAC Cup levels)
- Football (Soccer)
- Ice Hockey
- K1 Paddling
- Powerlifting (IPF)
- Running (Trail; Enduro; Adventure)
- Triathlon
- Weightlifting

 

Formerly enlisted in the Army, he has also helped prepare candidates for entry tests in to the Military, Fire Brigade, and Federal and State Police Services.


SPECIALITIES

Biomechanics  |  Energy Systems  |  Sports Nutrition  |  Strength & Conditioning  |  Running: MD, LD, SC, XC


QUALIFICATIONS
-  B.App.Sci.(Ex.Sp.Sci.). 2008
-  Lvl-1 Strength & Conditioning
-  Lvl-3 Track & Field (MD, LD, SC, XC, Sprints, Relays)
-  Lvl-1 Triathlon
-  Lvl-1 Powerlifting
-  Lvl-1 Weightlifting (Olympic)
-  Certs. 3 & 4 in Fitness
-  Lvl-2 Sports Trainer

 

Gavin Burren

COACH
Coaching since:    2000

 

Gavin has been involved in athletics for over 30 years, having represented England as a teenager. He excels at the development of junior athletes.

SPECIALITIES

RUNNING:
-  Middle Distance ( 800, 1500, 3,000 )
-  Long Distance   ( 5,000, 10,000 )
-  Cross Country
-  Junior Athletes

QUALIFICATIONS
-  Lvl-3 Track & Field (MD, LD, SC, XC)