On joining the Royal Navy in 1958 I became involved with the RN Athletic Cub, of which I am a Life Member, as an athlete. I did no coaching or officiating during this time. On leaving active service i...

Eban, is a qualified level 1 Field Judge official working towards his level 2 qualification. Despite being only 18 years of age Eban has already officiated at over 10 regional and national compet...

I started officiating with Welsh Athletics from December 2013. Having been an athlete with Coventry Godiva, Cardiff, Stevenage and North Herts many years ago, I joined Swansea Harriers in 2014 to help...

Wales youngest Track Official Hello my name is Daniel Mckerlich. I am 20 years old and have learning difficulties, ADHD, Dyspraxia and hearing loss. I went to Bryn Deri primary school and Radyr Compre...

My Officiating Journey I started officiating in athletics in August 2005 whilst watching my son, Marcus, compete in a Welsh Junior League match at the old track in Aberdare. Dave Lester asked me to he...

Club Athletes to Officials a family affair. Our officiating journeys more formally started around 2010, but we had been helping out for many years prior to this.  My love affair with athletics st...

I have began running when I was 14, back in 1974, and was fortunate to have some success fairly quickly including representing Welsh Schools at the British Schools International Cross Country at Arrow...

My journey in the world of athletics started in May 1996 when our sons Alex and Jason were 10 and 9 respectively and came home from Malpas Church in Wales Primary School with everyone buzzing about Ne...

In 1956 I was called up for National Service and spent the next two years in the RAF. As luck would have it I got a dream posting. I was posted to Northwood in Middlesex which has a station on the Lon...

My involvement in athletics started as a 13 year old in Barry Boys Comprehensive, where I competed in cross-country, road running and middle distance on the track. At that time the school had a wealth...

I first got involved with athletics through supporting our youngest daughter, who completed regularly for Newport Harriers and then Cardiff Archers. I’ve always believed that it’s imp...

Hi my name is Rory Mckerlich and I am a Track/Race Walking Judge. I first got into athletics after the 2012 London Olympics/ Paralympics. My son Daniel won an award at school. His prize was trip to th...

“My career in athletics started in 1973 when my children joined Newport Harriers, and I got involved with coaching rather than standing around watching, I qualified as a club coach and after 2 y...

A Welsh Boys journey from Volunteer to SEIKO Operations and Events manager As a young athlete I was often asked to assist at several UK senior events when both my Father, John and Mother, Kay were bot...

Why did you start officiating?  Initially I started to officiate on either the track or field events at age group league competitions to support our club.  As a coach, it also gave me an opport...

Many of you may recognise me from standing in the middle of a field watching throwing implements land, standing by the side of a long jump pit or with clipboard in hand. However, you may not...

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