NTFC Coaches

Tyler Heisterman - Head Coach
Tyler Heisterman - Head Coach

NCCP Performance Coach (Endurance). My running career started with the Nanaimo Track and Field club at the age of 10.  Former middle distance runner (800M, 1500M and 1500M steeplechase.)  Competed in BC Summer Games, BC High Schools and National Youth Legions.  Ran for UVic for 2 years before retiring from competition.

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Bernie Katzberg - Head Throws Coach
Bernie Katzberg - Head Throws Coach

NCCP Performance Coach Certified. Coach for Team BC at Youth Legions Championships. Zone 6 Summer Games Coach. High School throws coach. NTFC Vice President

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Mike Viers - Head Power/Speed  Coach
Mike Viers - Head Power/Speed Coach

NCCP Performance Coach trained. Has coached intermediate to advanced power/speed athletes with the club since 2004. A former competitive sprinter who was a member of ten B.C. provincial and four Canadian national teams.

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Wanda Urbanowicz - Sprints/Hurdles/Masters
Wanda Urbanowicz - Sprints/Hurdles/Masters

NCCP Club Coach trained. Zone 6 BC Summer Games Coach. JD, HS + Masters sprint + hurdle coach. Masters athlete.

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Philip Vannini - Throws + Conditionin
Philip Vannini - Throws + Conditionin

Phillip Vannini has been involved in track + field for over thirty years, as an athlete, coach, writer, broadcaster, and organizer. He has been a discus thrower and shot-putter since 1988 and since re-discovering his love for competition and adult-aged physical activity in 2014 he has improved his PBs which he set while back in university,. He enjoys coaching all the throws and he is especially involved with training NTFC athletes based on Gabriola Island.

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Sven Donaldson - Pole Vault
Sven Donaldson - Pole Vault

NCCP Club Coach trained. Level 2 CSIA Instructor, Level 1 CADS Instructor (special needs skiing) and Level 1 CSCF Coach. Masters Track + Field Athlete

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Linda Campbell - Racewalk
Linda Campbell - Racewalk

Linda has coached provincial, national and international champion racewalkers for almost 30 years!

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Win Myint - High School Endurance
Win Myint - High School Endurance

NCCP Sport Coach and Masters athlete.

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Mike Paugh - Spring JD throws
Mike Paugh - Spring JD throws

Mike is a Club Coach trained throws coach for JDs and high school athletes.

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Sonya Urbanowicz - Spring JD Coach
Sonya Urbanowicz - Spring JD Coach

Sonya is a grade 12 Dover Bay student and NTFC Speed + Power athlete specializing in pole vault and sprints.

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