Coaching Conference – last chance to sign-up

Thursday 17th September 2015

The scottishathletics National Coaching Conference is looming at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on September 26/27 and there’s a world class lineup assembled for the occasion.

We’ve already outlined a number of speakers and breakout sessions and places for those sessions are already filling up quickly.

The closing date to register for your place is Monday 21 September and if you do want to come along, please book now!

All strands of the sport are being covered in what should be a hectic and enlightening weekend and, fresh from involvement at the World Champs in Beijing, are the following high profile individuals:

*Neil Black – Performance Director with British Athletics, and head of a Team GB who gathered seven medals in China 

*Jonas Tawiah-Dodoo – Coach to World Long Jump Champion Greg Rutherford

*Geoff Wightman – Coach and commentator at the World Championships, who will deliver on endurance running at the Conference

*Mick Woods – Coach to World Championship finalist Steph Twell, who will deliver on endurance running at the Conference

If you are a club coach, development coach, performance coach, or a coach working with disability athletes, then this conference has something to offer you.

For all the information on the conference, please see the conference brochure.


To simply book your place on to the Coaching Conference, please complete and return the booking form along with your breakout choices to

(Please note that breakout Sessions 1, 7, 8, 11, 13 and 15 are already fully subscribed)


Emirates Arena

Emirates Arena

Places for the weekend cost £25 for scottishathletics coach (SC) members and £50 for non-members. For group bookings, the cost of the conference is £20 per person for 10 or more places (SC members only).

If you have already submitted your booking form, but not your preferred breakout session choices, can you please do so by return? Thank you.

Closing date for bookings – 21 September 2015

For more information please email me at

*It is going to be a busy weekend at the Emirates on September 26/27 with clubs also urged to make plans to send a representative to the scottishathletics Annual General Meeting on the Saturday morning.


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