Jessica Thornton

Coaching staff

ATHLETICS COACH: JESSICA THORNTON

Coach Jess is an experienced athlete who represented Australia at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, placing 8th in the final of the 4x400m.

 

Experience:

Jess completed her Level 1 Community Athletics Coach Course in 2017, and soon after began coaching with PBAC.  Coach Jess’ junior squad athletes focus on training for the 400m – her specialty event.

 

Qualifications:  

  • General Principles Coaching Course (Australian Sports Commission)
  • Level 1 Community Athletics Coach (Athletics Australia)

 

Achievements: 

2019 State Little Athletics Championships
Callum Grantham – GOLD Under 12 400m 59.30 PB

2018 State Little Athletics Championships
Bella-Rose Franklin – 9th, Under 11 400m PB
Callum Grantham – GOLD Under 10 400m PB