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Nithsdale   Athletic   Club

Club Kit
Club History


All coaches have UK Athletics qualification and are have been vetted for approval for working with children by the club welfare and child protection officer with enhanced  DBS disclosures. 

It is the policy of the club that all coaches must renew their licences in keeping with the requirements of scottishathletics

John Allison
John is a Level 2 coach and also works with Dumfries & Galloway Active Schools.John is responsible for Primary age athletes.Johnis a Level 1 Timekeeper 
Nicola Hood
Nicola is a level 2 coach specialising in endurance events
Melissa Minnis
Melissa is a level 1 coach currentlyon maternity leave. Melissa is a Level 4 Starter and a Level 3 Field Judge. 
Andrew Minnis
Andrew is a level1 coach who is currently on paternity leave . He is also a Level 3 Starter and Level 4 Starter's Assistant.
Joyce Rammell
Joyce is a level 3 coach who specialises in throws, principally shot put, discus and hammer but has been known to take on a javelin thrower.  She is also qualified in sprints and jumps and partly qualified to level 3 in multi-events.
Joyce is also a level 4  field judge and competes in veteran competitions, mainly in throwing events.

Nithsdale AC is always on the lookout for new coaching helpers and potential coaches.  Currently some of the more senior athletes help out with the Monday night youngsters. Anyone with an interest should speak to one of the coaches on a training night or contact a committee member.

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