Zach Holdsworth

Coaching staff



Coach Zach, aslo known as ‘Speedy Z’ brings a wealth of knowledge to the PBAC team.  An accomplished athlete himself, Coach Zach understands what it takes to compete at the top level.


Coach Zach completed his Level 1 Community coach course in 2017 and has been coaching ever since.  Zach is currently coaching a squad of athletes from a range of different sporting backgrounds – athletics, football, bobsled.

Zach is passionate and enthusiastic about encouraging his athletes.  He has worked with several elite footballers and soccer players to improve their general speed and acceleration. He is interested in learning different techniques that he can implement into his sessions as he progresses.



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



2019 ACPE NSW All Schools
Angelina Windshuttle – 8th Under 14 200m
Tara Benikos – Under 14 100m
Maya Pendleton-Cherry – 14th 100m 13.06 PB, 19th 200m 26.33 PB

2019 State Little Athletics
Cameron Jones – 9th Under 13 400m 1:00.91 PB 
Angelina Windshuttle – 6th 100m, 7th 200m, 400m

2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Hayden Smith – 27th, 4-Man Bobsled (Team Mata)

2018 NSW State Little Athletics Championships
Angelina Windshuttle – 12th, Under 13 400m; 8th, U13 200m
Renee Penitani – 7th,  Under 11 60m Hurdles (PB)

2018 NSW Juniors
Angelina Windshuttle – 11th, Under 14 200m

2017 State Little Athletics Championships
Angelina Windshuttle – Under 12 200m, 400m
Michaela Cosgrove – Under 13 100m

2016 Australian Bobsled Team
Hayden Smith Broke the Australian Skeleton push Record