Meet Our Team

We are a group of coaches passionate about Athletics and athlete development

Tom Crick

Director of Coaching & Athlete Development
Tom is responsible for the strategic direction of Athletics in Northern Ireland. He works closely with Laura and Tom Reynolds to develop coach and athlete development initiatives across the province. A technology enthusiast and former coach at Loughborough University he founded in 2009 and in September 2015.


Laura Kerr

Coach Development / Physical Preparation Lead
Laura is responsible for providing coach development opportunities in Northern Ireland and supports coaches in their continuous professional development through delivery of formal coaching qualifications, workshops and mentoring.. As a UK Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach Laura also develops the Physical Preparation programmes for athletes in Athletics NI’s Talent Development squads.


Tom Reynolds

Athlete Development Lead
Tom is responsible for providing athlete development opportunities including selecting and monitoring Youth Academy & Rising Stars athletes. With 14 years coaching experience Tom’s role includes team selection & management, weekly session delivery, co-ordinating athlete services and competition support.


Recent Blog Posts

Find out what’s been on our minds recently.

Fourth NI & Ulster Endurance Squad

The first of the 2017-2018 NI and Ulster Endurance Squad coaching days took place on Saturday 16th September at Greenmount CAFRE Campus. The day was attended by fifty-seven athletes and many of their coaches and parents. Sessions were delivered by Michael Dyer, Bashir...

Third NI & Ulster Endurance Weekend-March 2017

The third NI and Ulster Endurance Squad took place at Greenmount CAFRE Campus on Saturday, 18th March. The squad attended by twenty two athletes was delivered by Trevor Painter, Teresa McDaid, Mark Kirk, Allister Woods and Michael Dyer.  Trevor Painter, coach to World...

NI & Ulster Endurance Squad – October 2016

The second edition of the NI and Ulster Endurance Squad took place in Share Centre just outside Lisnaskea from Friday 30th September until Sunday 2nd October 2016.  This report explains the key elements of the squad weekend so that coaches and athletes who did not...