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ABOUT US

Wyndham Track and Field Club is dynamic and exciting with a focus to grow enthusiasm for athletics amongst the community of City of Wyndham in Melbourne’s west.

We are inclusive, family focussed with an emphasis on strong team spirit. We provide innovative coaching expertise, modernised training facilities in a safe environment.

 

“Make Athletics Your Sport For life”

OUR PHILOSOPHY AND VISION

To drive change in the sport through progressive thinking, innovative approaches, to build a healthy community.

To build a uniquely inclusive club culture that promotes fun, friendship and a strong team spirit by training and competing together as ONE.

Creating an environment that promotes the empowerment of volunteers, coaches and members to build skills that will last a lifetime.

Providing a strong team environment where people of all ages have an opportunity to contribute to the betterment of their local community.

That the club will endeavour, as far as possible, to provide a safe training environment, expert coaching, volunteer support, resources and free competition uniform to its members.

OBJECTIVES

TO PROMOTE AND GROW ATHLETICS IN THE CITY OF WYNDHAM. WE DO THIS BY:

1. Partnering with key stakeholders to influence positive changes to the sport.

2. Driving an increase in community-based participation.

3. Encouraging members to remain involved with the club, even after they stop competing

4. Building a lasting brand that exceeds expectations.

5. Building solid governance for the future.

6. Providing enough resources for members

7. Providing participation pathways from beginners to elite.

COLOURS

Our club colours are Earthy Orange, Royal Blue & Silver signifying a harmonious relationship of earth, sky and oceans of Australia

LOGO

The logo displays the wing of an eagle on athletics track symbolising speed, courage & ambition on and off the track.

OUR CORE VALUES

Every member is a valuable contributor to the club’s future.

The success of an individual is the success of the club.

All members will treat everyone with respect.

Building a strong club culture by training and competing together as one club at one location.

UNITY THROUGH SPORT.

“If you want to train smart, work hard, and have fun, you’ve come to the right place”

MEET THE COACHES

Our club offers coaching in the following disciplines:

Sprints, Distance, Throws, Jumps, Hurdles, Walks & Middle-distance running. All coaches are trained and accredited with Athletics Australia and have current Working With Children Checks (VIC).

Whatever disciple or level you’re at, we have a coach for you!

ERROL HART, HEAD COACH

ATHLETICS AUSTRALIA ID 271

Over 30 years experience both in Australia
and overseas.

Directs, Leads, Mentors the coaching staff
and program development

Lv.4 Specialist Coach Jumps

Lv.3 Advanced Event Group Coach Jumps

Lv.3 Advanced Event Group Coach Sprints
Relays & Hurdles

Para-athletics Coach

IAAF Kids’ Athletics Coach

Kristen Hart

ATHLETICS AUSTRALIA ID 7625

Specialist club coach sprints, throws, jumps.

Over 7 years coaching experience. Australian representative and national level athlete.

Lv.2 Intermediate Club Coach

IAAF Kids’ Athletics Coach

Daniel Papal

ATHLETICS AUSTRALIA ID 9939

Club Coach. Sprints, Throws.

Little Athletics and Junior Athletics coach.

Lv.2 Advanced Coach – Sprints Relays & Hurdles

Lv.2 Club Coach

Lv.2 Advanced Coach – Throws

Alyson Hart

ATHLETICS AUSTRALIA ID 7610

Over 26 years experience in athletics administration and the development of athletics at the grassroots level.

Former Indian national athlete and national record holder.

Lv.1 Community Athletics Coach

Youth Aths Leader

IAAF Kids’ Athletics Coach

Scott Nelson

ATHLETICS AUSTRALIA ID 13387

Club Coach. Walks, Middle distance and Steeplechase.

Former Olympian (Race Walking) and current Masters athlete.

Lv.1 Community Athletics Coach

MEET THE COMMITTEE

The Committee consists of 8 persons elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting every year.

PRESIDENT

Stephen Murphy

VICE-PRESIDENT

Michaell Lewis

TREASURER

Vikram Malhotra

SECRETARY/REGISTRAR

Alyson Hart

GENERAL COMMITTEE

Cletus Panakkal
Scott Nelson
Peter Gavaghan
Errol Hart

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