Name: Wendy Slade
Club: Swansea Harriers
Event(s) Specialism: 60m – 400m
Guiding principles as a coach: To inspire, show commitment and communicate effectively.
I aim to create a fun, positive environment where athletes feel comfortable in asking questions and the focus is on the process rather than the outcome.
Coaching milestones: Recently completed the Event Group qualification.
Aspiration as a coach: To be able to fully prepare young athletes for their University coaching experince so they are technically competent, strong enough physically and psychologically.
To have a robust plan to help those who choose not to not follow the university path – in particular in the area of conditioning/strength work.
To keep learning from others.