Coaches Corner

Waitakere Athletics has several volunteer coaches who work tirelessly with the club to assist with extra training for our athletes at no extra cost. If you are interested in seeking extra training for your child, please touch base with the committee to enquire about coaching.

Rob Taylor

Rob Taylor has been associated with Waitakere Athletics for eight years, and has been a coach with the club for six years.

With coaching certificates in Sprints – Advance Level, Jumps – Mid Level and Throws – Mid Level, Rob currently coaches athletes at Waitakere Athletics Club from 8 – 16 years of age.

Rob is also NZ Athletics qualified Starter for Juniors and Seniors and a B’ graded Athletics Official for Track, Jumps and Throws. He is also a Waitakere Club Committee Member, one of our Junior Club delegates, charged with representing the club at Athletics Auckland meetings. He dedicates a significant amount of his time to Waitakere Athletics.

Rob Davis

Rob D has had a 40 year involvement with Waitemata/Waitakere Athletics as an athlete in his own right and then as a coach. He has been coaching for 12 years and is a speciality High Jump coach.

He currently coaches athletes in the 12+ age group, but also coaches 10-11 year olds for the Trans-Tasman competition.

Rob is a Waitakere Athletics committee member, a Junior Athletics delegate and the Club Captain for the Massey Athletics Club. He dedicates a significant amount of his time to Waitakere Athletics.