European Hurdles Conference 2019 - Kevin Young added to speaker line-up

Bringing together Europe’s best sprint hurdles and 400m hurdles coaches.

Join us for three days of specialist hurdles training this 22-24 November at our European Hurdles Conference - a key CPD for all coaches working with developing and elite hurdlers.

The training will include in-depth and immersive practical and theoretical sessions led by internationally renowned coaches and athletes, networking with peers and professionals, acclaimed speakers, special guests and more.

The latest guest speaker to be added to the line-up is Kevin Young - a former US athlete who was winner of the 400m hurdles at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games.  In the final of the event he set a World and Olympic record of 46.78 seconds, the first time 47 seconds had been broken and a record that still stands today!

Read on to find out more and secure your place today!

Conference Highlights…

Here’s an overview of what you can expect over the three days:

  • Acclaimed speakers and guests including Kevin Young (400m hurdles Olympic Champion & World Record Holder), Jan Mey (German National Event Coach for Hurdles), Mikkel Larsson (Danish Head Coach), Nick Dakin (World Class 400m Hurdles Coach), Benke Blomquist (British Athletics High Performance Coach) and more.
  • A mixture of keynote, interactive sessions and practical workshops.
  • Networking opportunities with top European hurdles coaches.
  • Meet and interact with ex-GB athletes Lawrence Clarke and Andy Turner at the Saturday evening banquet.
  • Suitable for coaches working with developing and elite hurdlers.


Conference Programme…

Day 1 - 22 November – Pre-Conference

  • From 2pm – hurdles networking round tables and canapés
  • Evening meal and networking
  • Keynote presentation – 400m hurdles

Day 2 - 23 November – Training of Elite Hurdlers

  • Elite sprint hurdles and 400m hurdles presentations
  • Hurdle specific practical sessions
  • Banquet with guest speakers and Olympic 4th placer Lawrence Clarke and World Bronze Medallist Andy Turner

Day 3 - 24 November – Training of Developing Hurdlers

  • Developing sprint hurdles and 400m hurdles presentations
  • Hurdle specific practical sessions
  • Developing as a coach


Village Hotel - Manchester Ashton, Pamir Drive, Ashton Under Lyne, LAN, OL7 0LY


Manchester Regional Arena (Indoor Track), Sportcity, Rowsley Street, Manchester, M11 3FF

Ticket Prices

3 Day Ticket plus Saturday night banquet and full board accommodation - £375 (England Athletics coaches subsidised rate £290)

3 Day Ticket Pass (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) - £150

1 Day Ticket (Saturday) - £75

1 Day Ticket (Sunday) - £75

The first 15 coaches booking a 3-day accommodation package will receive an £85 discount!

Don’t delay – secure your place today!  Click this link and book your place: 


Please note: closing date for bookings is 15 November 2019. Recommended level for attendance: Athletics Coach or old Level 2 Qualification and above.