John Boas is one of the most respected and experienced coaches in Australia. He
coached Gary Honey to an Olympic silver medal in 1984, and Ian Campbell to the
1980 Olympic final, as well as numerous other international athletes subsequently.
He is internationally renowned as a jumps coach, having lectured other coaches overseas and is accredited at level 5, the highest possible level.
As well as jumps, he also coaches sprints.
Peter Rule is a well-known coach, particularly in pole vault. He has coached
many athletes to under age National titles, in pole vault, hurdles and multi events. He
has also coached athletes who represented Australia at the World School Games.
He is an accredited coach at level 4, and is a regular presenter at level 2 coaches courses in pole vault.
Jeff is a qualified athletics coach with 40 years of experience coaching from juniors to seniors. Jeff tends to specialise in middle distance coaching where he has been successful with teenage boys and girls in events of 400 metres, 800 metres and 1500 metres.
In recent years, Jeff has been Coach of Cross Country and Coach of Middle Distance at Ivanhoe Grammar School, where the School has achieved considerable success.
Most of his coaching is conducted at Chelsworth Park in East Ivanhoe.
Cyril is a highly qualified athletics coach with a background in middle-long distance running. He holds Level 1, Level 2 and part Level 3 accreditation.
His personal athletic PBs of 50.01 (400m), 1:50.00 (800m) and 3:50.02 (1500m) are an indication of a racing career at a high level.
Cyril was coached by notable coaches, Ron Brinket and Tom Kelly in squads which included: Darren Wilson, Richard Russell, Maryann Murray, Brenton Hall, Joseph Ischia, Philo Saunders and Mark Fountain. A very experienced athletics career.
Coaching since 2017, his interests include track, cross country, marathon and half marathon across all age groups from Park runners to elite athletes.
Other specialist coaches can be arranged when needed. Whether you're a champion in the making or just looking to improve your fitness and have some fun, Ivanhoe Harriers can fulfil your needs.