Athletics

Program Overview

During 2022 and 2023 the Gold Coast Academy of Sport delieverd on behalf of Little Athletics Queensland a full-day athletics program. Organised and run by the academy, the camp was led by Olympic Gold Medalist and level 5 coach, Glynis Nunn OAM.

The program was for athletes aged 13-17 years of age, and Little Athletics coaches from across Queensland and neighboring states who listened, learned and were mentored by experienced coaches across various disciplines.

The day covered all aspects of Track and Field disciplines that are in the Little Athletics field and were strengthened by offering participants professionally presented sessions on the holistic approach to sports development. Topics covered included Nutrition, Sports Psychology and Body Maintenance and recovery.

Athletes were led by leading coaches not only in Queensland but also from interstate to ensure the best possible delivery of information. Coaches were invited to attend to promote coach education and the opportunity to take the knowledge developed back to their local centers.

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Selection Process

Applications are now open under the Register tab located at the top of the page. 

Eligibility

To be eligible for a GCAS Speed Clinic, athletes must be:

  • Athlete – Males or females aged between 13 – 17 years of age
  • Coach – Registered coach of Little Athletics
  • A current financial member of a Athletics club
  • An aspiring athlete or coach wanting to learn from experienced coaches

Participant Benefits

No matter if you are an athlete or coach, the two-day camp is a fantastic opportunity to learn from and be mentored by experienced coaches in their respective disciplines. You will get the opportunity to speak with and learn from other developing athletes and coaches whilst also learning about the importance of Nutrition, Strength and Conditioning, Body Maintenance and recovery.

As part of recognition for attending, coaches will be given a certification of the areas they attended as part of accreditation in Track and Field.