News - East

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East Region Volunteer Award winners announced

England Athletics East Region is pleased to announce its volunteer award winners for 2014. The awards encompass the whole sport of Athletics and this year's winners have been chosen from the nominations received from a wide range of volunteers and clubs.

SEAOA Officials' conference - registration now open

Officials in the South of England are being treated this year to a second conference. Following a vote at the February event, it was decided that November was a better time for the conference and AGM. As usual the event will take place in Twickenham and some interesting and innovative workshops have been announced. New officials are welcome, with some workshops especially designed for them.

South Coaching Conference a success

118 coaches from the South and London areas attended the South Coaching Conference - with Rasmus Ankerson starting the conference with an inspirational speech. Throughout the day workshops were taking place focussing on event specific, physical preparation and mental preparation to help enhance coaches' technical knowledge and understanding of supporting areas.

Herts Athletic Leaders Academy Minithon success!

As the 2013/2014 Athletic Leaders Academy bowed out at the end of their year, they signed off in great style: the Leaders held a Minithon for 45 young athletes - what had started out as a vague idea during one of their workshops came to fruition as the Leaders prepared te equipment, registered athletes, welcomed everyone, announced and guided athletes to the events, posted results, calculated scoring tables and ran a stall selling Herts Athletic Network merchandise.

South Coaching Conference – Closing Date Approaching

If you are a Coaching Assistant, Athletics Coach or Coaching in Running Fitness coach why not book onto the South Coaching Conference? With bookings set to close on Friday 19 September for the South Coaching Conference, coaches are urged to secure their places.

Final reminder for Southern Coaching Conference early bird bookings

A final reminder to coaches that to take advantage of the Early Bird boking price of £30 for this year's South Coaching Conference then you must book on by this Sunday 31st August (post received by end of Monday accepted). Bookings made after this time will be charged the full price of £40.

Waveney Valley AC achieve Clubmark accreditation

Waveney Valley AC have recently been successful in gaining clubmark accreditation and were presented with their clubmark award at the clubs training venue at Eastpoint Academy, Lowestoft. Over the past 12 months the club have had fantastic success in growing membership and increasing opportunities for young people to take part in athletics.

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