About Us

Established by Michael Dooley in 2005, Personal Best Athletics Coaching is based in the Sutherland shire and provides athletics coaching to junior, senior, elite, high-performance and masters athletes.  We are a small team of Accredited Athletics Australia qualified coaches and we work alongside a local Physiotherapist and Strength and Conditioning Coach.

We coach athletes from many areas in Sydney, including the St George and Sutherland Shires, Illawarra, Eastern Suburbs and Western Sydney, as well as athletes from other sports including Surf Life Saving (nippers), rugby league, soccer and netball.  In addition, we offer coaching services to athletes outside of the area through our Online Coaching Program, with athletes based all around New South Wales.

We provide coaching in all events from 100 to 800m including the hurdles.  Our team has coached many athletes to compete at high level competitions including Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, international youth meets, National and State Competitions.  Personal Best Athletics Coaching has a focus on the following speciality events: sprints (100m, 200m, 400m), middle distance (800m), and hurdles (60-110m hurdles, 200m, 300m and 400m hurdles).

Our vision

To help every athlete achieve their Personal Best through high quality coaching in a professional environment.

Through this vision have coached a multitude of local athletes to State Little Athletics, National Juniors and Open Championships and coached athletes to represent Australia at World Junior Championships, Commonwealth Games, World Championships and Olympic Games.

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