About the Club

Bournemouth Athletic Club was formed in 1906 and has remained a prominent sporting club in the town for the majority of its existence. At Bournemouth Athletic Club we welcome people of all ages and abilities. We are based at the Kings Park Athletic Centre, Bournemouth, and offers training and competition at all levels in Track & Field, Cross-Country and Road Running.

We are based at the Kings Park Athletic Centre, Bournemouth, and offers training and competition at all levels in Track & Field, Cross-Country and Road Running.

In addition, the club takes part in ‘SportsHall’, which provides fun competition, indoors, for 8 – 14 year old boys and girls.

The club also has close connections with Bournemouth & District Special Olympics.  Special Olympics provides year round opportunities for people with learning disabilities aged 8 upwards to train and compete in sport (not just athletics).  For more information, please contact the Sports Development Co-ordinator (and Bournemouth Athletic Club coach) Tony Jones-Pert at tjonespert@activedorset.org.

Current Club Officers

Office

Name

Chair Robin James
Vice Chair Tim Hughes
President Ian Graham
Hon Secretary Vacancy
Hon Treasurer Ian White
Membership Secretary Dave Parsons
Track Secretary Hazel Bates
Officials Representative  Vacancy
Coaches Representative Tom Cochrane
Cross Country Representative Vacancy
Road Racing Representative Richard Nelson
Team Managers’ Representative Andrew Sheerin
Transport Co-ordinator Robin James
Athletes’ Representative Anya Kay
Welfare Officer Tony Jones-Pert and Paula Broom
Marketing Director Lisa Shepherd and Zac Kerin

Non-voting offices

Minutes Secretary Lisa Shepherd
Statistician Janet Dickinson
Gym Coordinator Barrie Smith
Parents’ Representative Paula Broom
Schools Liaison Officer William Kearsey
Wednesday Development Night Representative (New Position) Tim Ward

History of the Club

A detailed history of the club is given at the History section.

Welcome Booklet

Click Here to read our welcome booklet.

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