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Ware Joggers Coaches

Ware Joggers boasts an experienced and well-qualified coaching team to help our runners achieve their potential. Our Tuesday & Thursday meet-ups include bespoke, coached training sessions. Please see here for details of the sessions
Click on each of the names for additional detail

About Mike

Mike's coaching experience is very broad – in addition to athletics he is also qualified to coach whitewater and slalom canoeing, football and weightlifting. As a junior Mike competed on the track and later in life was a competitor at the world veteran's championships. Mike has an MSc in Sports Coaching, a diploma in sports psychology and specialises in helped athletes across a range of sporting environments to deal with anxiety and pre-race nerves

Favourite session

Track and Kenyan Hills

UKA Level 4 coach

About Jan

Jan is an ultra-distance runner, adventure racer, X-C skier and all round nutter. She is happiest outdoors, preferably getting muddy and wet. A great believer in making training fun and is often found cajoling people to sing, skip or play silly games, especially on long runs.
In addition to athletics she is also holds coaching qualifications in strength and conditioning, canoeing, whitewater safety, hill walking and disability sports.
Jan's specialism is writing bespoke training plans to help people achieve their personal goals. She can advise on preparation for a wide range endurance events from 10k to marathon, ultra-distance, Ironman, multi-sport adventure and obstacle races

Favourite session

Fartlek/Parlauf Relay, Long Hills

UKA Level 3 Endurance Coach
About Kate

Kate is a lover of all sports, both competing and spectating and especially loves running up muddy hills! An experienced coach who is happiest when coaching running and swimming. Loves seeing improvements in people's technique and style. She gets a huge buzz when those that she has been coaching get a PB or just realise how much they have improved. She also loves encouraging everyone to be more active and is often found organising fun races in the park with adults and children! She coaches the junior section of a local triathlon club and loves the raw enthusiasm and passion that these children show and the camaraderie that has grown between them

Favourite session


BTF Level 2 Coach & UKA Assistant Coach
About Sam

Samantha has been certified as a CIRF since November 2016
Samantha started her journey with Ware Joggers as a reluctant beginner in 2008 and has been an enthusiastic member ever since, so is looking forward to giving back to the club as a coach. She has been a buddy on a number of beginners courses and loves the buzz of helping new runners to realise that they can do it! She loves a good 5k or 10k race (especially the clubs' summer Handicap series) and giving it her all in Cross Country

Favourite session

As a runner - Kenyan Hills, As a coach - Short Hills

Certified UKA CiRF