The Athlete Development Program (ADP) Athletics Squad is aimed at student athletes who show potential in the sport of athletics. The Squad aims to provide ADP athletes with coaching and structured training programs to further develop their skills, fitness and knowledge of the sport. 

The ADP Athletics Squad program prepares athletes for the following key events:

  • SSV Athletics Events
  • SSV Cross Country Events
  • Athletics Victoria All Schools Events

The following events are also targeted for additional training and race experience:

  • Bendigo Bank Fun Run
  • Dragon Mile – 1600m – Easter Sunday
  • Athletics Bendigo Events


Training

Athletics is integrated fully into the ADP.

  • Training will be TWO mornings per week unless otherwise specified
    • 6.45am – 8.15am
  • The Athletics Squad utilises the following venues for training – ADP High Performance Centre, BSE grounds/stadium, La Trobe Athletics Track, One Tree Hill National Park, Kennington Reservoir and Ken Wust Reserve

Selected athletes are required to attend and participate in all Training sessions. Athletes will receive technical and tactical coaching, and an annual competition plan developed with the Squad Coach.


Squad Coaches

  • Andy Buchanan
  • Terry Hicks