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Ashford Athletic Club have numerous general and specialised coaches available to its members. All coaches are qualified, have numerous years worth of experience to offer. All coaches and officials are fully licensed and CRB checked by UK Athletics; all volunteers have to complete application form and self-declaration form, provide references and be approved by the AAC committee.

Coaching in schools? – Please click here for guidelines regarding use of coaches in schools. afPE have re-released this guidance in the afPE safe practice handbook – appendix 3B, pp313- 316.

Our Coaches

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Name Discipline Coaching Qualification Email Address  
John Bancroft L2 Jumps, L3 High Jump NCDP L3
Stella Bandu L2 Endurance, L3 Steeplechase NCDP L3
Ashley Buckman Horizontal Jumps Athletics Coach
Kian Crawford Young Athletes Run, Jump & Throw Athletics Coach
Ronan Donohue Endurance Running Athletics Coach
Dave Fox L2 Throws, L3 Shot NCDP, L3 Discus NCDP L3
Tracey Glendinning L2 Speed, L2 Jumps L2  
Chris Hobbs Race Walking, L2 Endurance, L2 Speed, L5 Race Walking Official L2
Jonathan Hobbs AC Race Walking, Endurance Running Athletics Coach
Derek Laws Pole Vault NCDP & Sprints L3
Pete Le Rossignol L2 Jumps, L3 Coaching Young Athletes, Sprints, Disability Athletics, Wheelchair Racing L3
Gerard O'Sullivan Endurance Running, Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Athletics Coach
Lewis Smith Short & Long Sprints Athletics Coach
Jacqi Snare L2 Speed, L2 Endurance, L3 Sprints, L3 Hurdles, L3 Middle Distance, L3 Long Distance, Young Athletes Coach, Sports Leader LCDP L3
Grace Sullivan Sprints & Jumps Athletics Coach
Emma Wilkinson-Snare L2 Endurance, Children in Athletics Leader L2

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John Bancroft

Mobile: 07961 432110

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Stella Bandu

Mobile: 07960 371958



We have no further contact information for Ashley Buckman.

We have no further contact information for Kian Crawford.

We have no further contact information for Ronan Donohue.

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Dave Fox

We have no further contact information for Tracey Glendinning.

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Chris Hobbs

We have no further contact information for Jonathan Hobbs.

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Derek Laws

Mobile: 07841 639729

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Pete Le Rossignol

Mobile: 07838 122568

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Gerard O'Sullivan

Telephone: 07745 805720

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Lewis Smith

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Jacqi Snare

Mobile: 07796 953305

We have no further contact information for Grace Sullivan.

We have no further contact information for Emma Wilkinson-Snare.

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Sadly the 2020 10K is cancelled, BUT October 10th 2021 is in the diary!

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