David Coleman is a Key Official and Life Member of the Waverley Little Athletics Centre Inc. He has been involved at the Centre for 10 years and is one of our longest current serving volunteers. His involvement commenced in 2011/12 when his eldest child joined the Centre.
In David’s first year at the Centre, he volunteered in various General Duty positions before stepping up as the U7 Age Group Leader in 2012/13, leading his daughters age group. He progressed to U8 Age Group Leader the following year before taking over as the U6 Age Group Leader in 2014/15, during his sons second year as an U6 athlete. Every year since, David has progressed through the ranks as an Age Group Leader and is currently one of our U12 Age Group Leaders.
As an Age Group Leader, David has been responsible for; looking after all athletes within his group, ensuring they run through the program smoothly, assisting with the ON TRACK program for U6-U8's, running Javelin (from U11), assisting and running the various field events, which includes looking after the athletes, recording, coaching, spiking/raking the jump pits, measuring at jumps and throws; timekeeping the long-distance events and ensuring all athletes are safe and have fun. David encourages all athletes to strive for better, achieve PB’s and do their best.
Aside from volunteering every week, David supports the Centre in many other ways; he offers his assistance every week with the setting up and packing up of equipment, has attended the Centre AGM’s, takes part in our annual Relaython event, annual Christmas event and attends our Presentation Days/Nights. David is a very friendly man that enjoys being part of the team and volunteering at WLAC, without any fuss.
In 2020/21, David was awarded Life Membership at the Waverley Little Athletics Centre Inc., in recognition of achieving 10 years outstanding general service to the Centre.
- 2020/21 - WLAC Life Member
- 2011/12 - General Official
- 2012/13 - U7 Age Group Leader
- 2013/14 - U8 Age Group Leader
- 2014/15 - U6 Age Group Leader
- 2015/16 - U7 Age Group Leader
- 2016/17 - U8 Age Group Leader
- 2017/18 - U9 Age Group Leader
- 2018/19 - U10 Age Group Leader
- 2019/20 - U11 Age Group Leader
- 2020/21 - Life Member
- 2020/21 - U12 Age Group Leader