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Junior Ilkley Harriers, established 2003

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The coaches who make Junior Ilkley Harriers happen

Shirley
Shirley Wood

JIH co-ordinator and former PE Teacher. Level 2 uk:athletics coach - CIA & Jumps. Level 3 Fell running module. Level 2 Orienteering coach. DBS checked. Sport Emergency Aid with AED (2018) and Safeguarding & Protecting children (2019). Main sport is Orienteering - competed for England when younger and is a member of Airienteers. Enjoys running on Ilkley Moor.

Neil
Neil Chapman
Level 2 uk:athletics coach - CIA. Level 3 Fell running module. DBS checked. JIH CRB Verifier. Coaches in the senior section.
Ros
Ros Blackburn
Level 2 uk:athletics coach - CIA. Safeguarding & Protecting children. First Aider. JIH welfare Officer. DBS checked. Coordinates the Wednesday speed endurance group with Sally. In the past Ros has done a lot of distance running on both roads and terrain.
Malcolm
Malcolm Pickering
Level 2 uk:athletics coach (endurance). DBS checked. Former PE Teacher. Has competed regularly at the sharp end of racing for Ilkley on the fells for many years. Coaches on the Wednesday speed endurance group.
Ian
Ian Marshall
Level 2 uk:athletics coach (endurance). DBS checked. First Aider. Ian's main sport is Orienteering and in particular night Orienteering - competes for Airienteers.
Sally
Sally Judkowski
Qualified Coach (2013). DBS checked. First Aider. Coaches the specific horizontal jumps group with Dwayne on a Tuesday.
Sue
Sue Williamson

Qualified Coach (2013). DBS checked. First Aider. Back up coach for sessions.

Kate Lofthouse

Qualified Coach (2013). DBS checked. First Aider. Is the lead coach for the Wednesday specific speed endurance group.

Rachel Websdale Qualified Coach (2016). DBS checked. Coaches on the Wednesday speed endurance sessions. Organisor of the Ilkley Trail Race and race director of the Wharfedale Primary School XC League.
Katrina Kennedy Qualified Coach (2017). DBS checked. First Aider. Leads the Thursday sportshall athletics session.
Sally Westlake Qualified Coach (2017). DBS checked. First Aider. Child Protection course. Endurance co-ordinator and coaches on the Wednesday speed endurance session.
Elizabeth Raven Qualified Coach (2017). DBS checked. First Aider. Leads her own group on the fells in the summer term and on the ILT&SC playing fields in winter. In 2020 she has taken on the organisation of the Ilkley Moor junior fell races.
Jane Mumby

Qualified Coach (2019). DBS checked. First Aider. Coaches on the Wednesday speed endurance session.

Jane McCarthy

Assistant Coach Qualification (2016). DBS checked. Coaches on theThursday sportshall session and organised the junior Ilkley Moor fell races and the Sprint fell Relays for many years.

Dwayne
Dwayne Heard
Level 1 uk:athletics coach. DBS checked. In the past Dwayne has competed atjunior International level in Long Jump and his claim to fame is that he has beaten Jonathon Edwards (when he was 15).
Alison
Alison Bennett
Level 1 uk:athletics coach. DBS checked. First Aider. Alison competes regularly on the roads in any distance up to half marathon and has a 10km PB of 40.36 (2005). She also competes at cross-country and can occasionally be seen at the odd fell race.
Sally Malir LIRF Qualification. DBS checked. First Aider. Has coached on a number of different sessions over the years (SHA and specific track and field) and now leads a multi club specific endurance training session. Competes on the roads in marathons and in XC.
Gaenor Coy LIRF Qualification. First Aider. Competes at Triathlon and in various running events and used to organise the Ilkley Aquathlon. Since September 2014 has been in charge of XC.
Christine Reilly Assistant Coach and LIRF qualification. Coaches on the Wednesday speed session with Kate. DBS checked.
Tracey Watson Assistant Coach (2018). Coaches on the Wednesday speed session. DBS checked.
Andy Overend Assistant Coach (2018). Coaches on the Wednesday speed session. DBS checked.
Nicola Budding Assistant Coach (2018). Coaches on the Monday fell and the Thursday Sportshall Athletics sessions. Taken on the role of junior XC coordinator in 2018. DBS checked.

Eileen Woodhead
Level 1 uk:athletics coach. First Aider. DBS checked. In the past Eileen has competed on the fells - over recent years with Dave as organisers of fell races and in particular with the English juniors in the role of FRA junior fell co-ordinator until 2005.
Dave
Dave Woodhead
Level 1 uk:athletics coach. DBS checked. Along with Eileen has competed on the fells to a high level, but more recently known as the organiser of memorable fell races and junior training weekends in the role of FRA junior fell co-ordinator. What Dave and Eileen don't know about all aspects of Fell running isn't worth writing!

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