Rupert Van Dongen
Van Dongen
Lv.3 Advanced Event Group Coach Middle & Long Distance
Lv.3 IAAF Coach - Middle & Long Distance
IAAF Kids' Athletics Coach
0407 097 863
Mentone Athletics Club
VIT # 194939
Sprints,Distance,Walks,Running Squad
All Skill Levels

I am an experienced distance running coach with over 20 years experience. I also have experience coaching sprints , relays, throws, jumps and walks at various levels. I have many years experience as a Primary, Secondary and Special School Teacher.
I have coached Victorian junior development squads and managed teams competing in National Championships. I am currently coaching with the Mentone Athletics club. I have coached at a variety of schools including Caulfield Grammar, St Leonards College, Sacre Coeur, Korowa AGS, Berwick Secondary College, and Narre Warren South P-12 College. I am currently Head Coach of Athletics at Lauriston Girls School.

I have coached groups for the Cantoo charity running program for the last 9 years and am Head Coach of TXR Runners, an AV Affliliated Recreational Running Group. I have also coached groups for companies such as adidas, Nike, 2XU, Start to Finish Events and IMG.

I am experienced coaching the full range of runners, from beginners through to national and international level runners and from Primary School and Little Athletics ages through to Masters athletes.