Ian Morton – Throws / Head Coach
Ian has coached throws for the past 15 years, and has his NCCP Club Coach training in throws. He has a lot of knowledge in all throwing events, but specializes in Discus, Hammer and Shot Put. Ian spent several years with Laurel Creek Track Club, 8 years with the University of Waterloo, and successfully ran his own throws club, Waterloo Athletics Club for four years.
Ian has seen much success from his throwers, including success at USports, OFSAA, Athletics Ontario, and Athletics Canada championships. He has had numerous finalists and a number of medalists as well across all competitions. He continues to focus on respect, fair play, and fun, while pushing athletes to achieve goals, and new successes through hard work, skill development, and perseverance.
Nathan Good – Sprints / Hurdles
Nathan is a teacher at St. Marys DCVI, and is building a great track program at the small Avon Maitland school. Nathan has coached track for his entire teaching career, and also works hard to build students fitness levels and confidence.
Nathan has specialized in Sprints and Hurdles, as well as having experience coaching jumps. Nathan has had some very good success in recent years teaching hurdles to students. His hurdlers have continued to improve, and are knocking on the door of OFSAA. Nathan’s focus on speed, power and overall fitness has helped to improve all athletes in the DCVI track program, especially his hurdlers and sprinters.
Bruce Pepper – Distance and Cross Country Running
Currently a teacher in Stratford, Bruce has also had careers as a freelance trombone player in Montreal, and as a brewer at Blackswan Brewing Company in Stratford. Throughout these careers running has remained a passion both as a competitor and an avid fan. With his fastest years behind him, Bruce is now passionate about passing on the benefits of running to others. Like music and brewing, if you’re consistent and enjoy what you’re doing, success will follow.
Allan Mazur – Distance and Cross Country Running
Allan is a lifelong runner who recently retired from a 30 year career with Toyota. He lives with his wife Kathy in St Marys.
Allan ran track and cross country at Wallaceburg DSS, He spent 20 years training with Tri City Track Club in Kitchener under Peter Grinbergs. He has raced distances ranging from 3k to the marathon, and university and master’s cross country races. Allan is very pleased to share his love of running, and his training and racing experience with a new generation of runners.