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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
Dave Fox L2 Throws, L3 Shot NCDP, L3 Discus NCDP L3
Richard Harrington Coaching Assistant, Safeguarding in Athletics, First Aid,
Chris Hobbs Race Walking, L2 Endurance, L2 Speed, L5 Race Walking Official L2
Jonathan Hobbs AC Race Walking, Endurance Running Athletics Coach
Dee Langford Level 2 Endurance Safeguarding in Athletics Level 2 Endurance  
Derek Laws Pole Vault NCDP & Sprints L3
Pete Le Rossignol L2 Jumps, L3 Coaching Young Athletes, Sprints, Disability Athletics, Wheelchair Racing L3
Paul Maxted Coaching Assistant, Safeguarding in Athletics, First Aid
Gerard O'Sullivan Endurance Running, Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Athletics Coach
Lewis Smith Athletics Coach, Coaching Assistant, Safeguarding in Athletics 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
Briony Walsh Coaching Assistant, Safeguarding in Athletics, Athletics Coach Throws Athletics Coach Throws

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John Bancroft

Mobile: 07961 432110

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Stella Bandu

Mobile: 07960 371958



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Dave Fox

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Richard Harrington

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Chris Hobbs

We have no further contact information for Jonathan Hobbs.

We have no further contact information for Dee Langford.

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Derek Laws

Mobile: 07841 639729

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Pete Le Rossignol

Mobile: 07838 122568

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Paul Maxted

Telephone: 07967669870

We have no further contact information for Gerard O'Sullivan.

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Lewis Smith

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Jacqi Snare

Mobile: 07796 953305

We have no further contact information for Briony Walsh.