Training and Coaching

UWAAC Membership entitles athletes to access the UWA Sports Park (McGillivray Oval) athletics track for the year during the following allocated club training times (below). The below outlines the training and coaching policy that UWAAC members and non members as well coaches must adhere to.

Please note this is access to the athletics track, the club does not offer training and coaching is not included in your membership fees. If you are interested in training (as your membership provides you access to the grounds) you can train by your self  or with other UWA Athletes - with a UWA Coach. If you need to find a coach you will need to refer to the coaches names below.

Grounds Use and booking times

The Club has set booking times for its members to use McGillivray Oval. These are listed below.

October - April

Monday 4.30 – 6.30pm
Wednesday 4.30 – 6.30pm
Saturday 3.00 – 5.00pm

May - September

Monday 4.30 – 6.30pm
Friday 4.30 – 6.30pm


  • McGillivray Oval is not a public facility and UWAAC membership fees assist in covering the extensive cost of booking the facility all year round for our members.
  • The club requires that majority (this can be up to 80-90%) of UWAAC coaches athletes are UWAAC athletes, however, members from other clubs who wish to train at the UWA Sports Park (McGillivray Oval) under a UWAAC recommended coach can join as a Training Access Member through the UWAAC Shop.
  • Athletes who do not have a UWAAC Coach are still permitted to use McGillivray and the equipment during booking times, however, all Athletes training under a non UWAAC Coach must be UWAAC members, in this instance a grounds fee can not be purchased for non UWAAC, the gournds fees are for those non UWAAC athletes that train under a UWAAC coach.
  • Please note that athletes who are not UWAAC members, nor have official bookings through UWA Sport and Recreation WILL NOT be permitted to train at McGillivray Oval.

Only UWAAC recommended coaches are permitted access to the training equipment in the storage facility and containers located at the west end of the oval. This equipment is provided for use by UWAAC. For further information, please contact the club.


We do not  offer club training.

However our range of recommended coaches provide a variety of training squads for all levels of members to choose from.

We also offer run club - see link for details.

Please note that some coaches may charge a coaching fee, this is in addition to your membership fee.

Coach Information

Please see below some recommended coaches. These Coaches have a variety of training squads that may be suitable for your training needs. 

To join a training squad, browse the coaching profiles below to find a coach for your event and please contact them directly.

Please note some coaches charge fees and these are not covered by your UWAAC membership fee.

Sprints (100 m up to 400m)

Middle Distance 

Long jump, Tripple Jump, high jump and Sprints 

High Jump

High Jump and Long jump


Run Club
If you’re looking for a casual and social jogging group, then join our UWA Crawley Campus Run Club for just $10 per semester! For more info, visit our Run Club page.