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.
Calista Castles is a passionate supporter of womens health. She has coached women recovering from serious illness to run in events of varying distances. She also developed and implemented a fitness club at MLC in Kew to encourage teenage girls to be more physically active and has assisted with the coaching of the Ivanhoe Grammar School middle distance team. Calista is a Level 2 Athletics Coach (Middle & Distance running), Yoga Instructor, Pilates Instructor, Level 1 & 2 Boxing Instructor and Level 1 Kettlebells Instructor.
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.