Coaching Team

Our training sessions are run by a world class coaching team. All of our coaching team are qualified and they each hold a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate.

Lloyd Cowan (MBE)

Lloyd Cowan (MBE) is a former British track and field athlete, who specialised in the 110 and 400 metres hurdles. He retired from athletics at the age of 39 and has since coached many international athletes including Christine Ohuruogu, the former 400 metres Olympic, World and Commonwealth Champion; Simeon Williamson, the former British 100 metres champion; and Andy Turner, the former European and Commonwealth 110 metres hurdles champion. Lloyd is head Sprint and Hurdles coach of London City Athletics Club and King’s College London Athletics Club.


Conrad Williams

Conrad Williams is a British sprinter who competes in the 400 metres and 4×400m relay. He holds a personal best of 45.02 seconds for the individual event. Conrad has won eight senior international medals, including the gold medal for England at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and for Great Britain at the 2014 European Athletics Championships. Conrad coaches the jumps and sprints squad.


Neil Aikman

Neil Aikman is a level 2 UKA Athletics & Running Coach who leads the distance training group with Jim. He is also an Athlefit Coach and V I Guide runner. He is an endurance & ultra runner who actively competes in Track, Cross Country, Road & Ultra races.


James Eccles

James Eccles is a level 2 athletics coach who leads the distance training group with Neil.


Shaun Medlen

Shaun Medlen is a Level 2 Throws Coach who has competed in Athletics for over 20 years and coached for around 10. He is a member of the England Athletics Local Coach Development Programme and has been invited to the National Programme to develop further. Shaun coaches all throws, while also giving relevant training to help improve results and give athletes ownership of their outcomes. He is a firm believer in making throws more ‘out there’ for all to see and try for athletes, coaches and public alike.


Chanel Hemmings

Chanel Hemmings has been in athletics for the last 11 years and has been ranked 4th in the UK in the triple jump U23. She has a degree in sport and exercise for health and is currently completing her level 2 coaching award. Chanel coaches with the jumps squad.


Also on the team:

Michael Brown

Vikki McLachlan

Andy Melrose

Marvin McLeggan

Idris Ojuriye

James Sebalu

Hassan Davis