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Another Successful Aspire Development Academy for 2015

The 2015 Athletics Auckland Aspire Development Academy which was held from 20th-22nd January at Mt Smart Stadium has concluded.

There were a total of 55 athletes selected for the Academy in the four event groups - Sprints/Hurdles, Distance, Jumps and Throws.

The following coaches were involved with the programme

  • Sonia Slade - Throws
  • Joshua Hawkins - Sprints/Hurdles
  • Matthew Wyatt - Jumps
  • Brent Booker - Sprints/Jumps
  • Richard Kee - Distance
  • James Mortimer - Sprints
  • Matt Dallow - Strength and Conditioning

Anthony Curry (Athletics Auckland Sport Development Officer) says "this was the second year of the programme and we had an increase of athletes from 2014. The 12yrs-U18 agr group is one of our target age groups in Auckland as we transition those athletes to Senior athletics. It is important that these athletes understand the pathway for them in Athletics, in New Zealand'. 

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