At Malvern we have a genuine commitment to work with athletes of all
abilities to realise individual goals and enjoy the benefits of a lifestyle
based on fitness and well being.
All members are welcome to utilise our coaching service to design a
personal fitness program. Whether your aim is to simply finish a 3km
fun run or tackle the 42km marathon, our experienced coach can assist
in formulating a realistic plan to help you achieve your goal. During the
track and field season, additional specialist coaching is provided in a
range of disciplines including hurdles, throws and jumps.
Five minutes with our coach, David Stones
Malvern Harriers Athletic Club Inc. incorporating Malvern - Glen Iris Women’s Athletic Club Inc
Malvern Harriers Athletic Club
Incorporating Malvern - Glen Iris Women’s Athletic Club Inc
• What is your coaching philosophy?
To enable athletes to achieve their goals through the implementation
of a balanced training program.
• Outline your coaching experience to date?
Level 1 Australian Track and Field Coaches Association (ATFCA)
coach since 2002.
Level 2 ATFCA coach in sprints, hurdles and relays since 2005.
Level 2 ATFA coach in middle and long distance since 2006.
Coach of National Level Athletes since 2008.
• Identify your preferred coaching specialisation?
• Who is your most admired athlete and why?
Michael Voss. Loyal, hard working, team leader/player, humble.
• What is your personal history or involvement with athletics?
Member of Malvern Harriers since 1994. Competed in distances
ranging from 100m to the half marathon. State league representative
in the 800m and 400m. Competed at state relays and open state
championships. Spent several years on the professional circuit
winning over 400m and attaining a number of place finishers including
a third at Stawell in the 550m in 2003.Committee member of Malvern
Harriers since 2003.
• Interests outside of running? (Indeed, are there any???)
Football, cricket, badminton, reading, jigsaw puzzles, bushwalking.