Aspire Development Academy

2019 Summer Aspire Development Academy:

Another successful Academy programme was held at Mt Smart #2 Arena, from 30th September to 2nd October. Experienced Coaches shared their knowledge with an enthusiatic team of Junior Athletes numbering almost 60. At Athletics Auckland we look forward to the development of these athletes over the coming Track & Field season.

Academy Staff


Facilitator and Coach: Neil Bartlett: Athletics Auckland Coach Development Manager/ANZ Accredited Coach

James Kuegler:  Papakura Athletics Club – Distance Coach/ANZ Accredited Coach

Alana Lythe: Glen Eden Athletics Club – Distance Coach

Kerry Hill: Waikato/BOP Athletics – Sprint/Relay Coach/Past ANZ Relay Coach

Jonathan Moyle: Eastern Athletics Club – Jumps Coach/Past ANZ Long Jump Champion, NZ Commonwealth/World Cup & World Champs Representative.

Brent Booker: ANZ Assistant Pole Vault Coach – IAAF Jumps Coach

Kirsten Hellier: ANZ Programme Throws Coach – NZ Javelin Representive


Academy Programme