Richard Colman AM, World and Paralympic wheelchair racing champion, is now coaching in Melbourne and country Victoria.
Richard has reached the pinnacle of his sport, competing, traveling and training with the world’s best wheelchair athletes and now he wants to impart his hard learnt knowledge to help the next generation of athletes achieve their goals.
Athletics is for everyone – mind, body & soul - from the weekender wishing to stay fit and healthy to the elite athlete, providing amazing opportunities from local competitions, fun runs and marathons, right through to representing Australia at the Paralympics and traveling the world.
Everyone is welcome no matter your age or ability, contact Richard today and begin your dream.
Richard offers a range of services from
- weekly group sessions, coaching via correspondence with monthly tailored training programs, one-on-one personal sessions and also regular gym support.
Athlete Monthly Review and 6 Monthly reviews, Goal setting sessions, Gym Testing/Results data Monitoring, Competition Assistance, Competition Planning, Review of Competitions/Race Analysis.
Chair repairs and pushrim repairs by request.
Access to extra clinics and workshops
Discount on various products
Squad Training Kit
All athletes have an athlete agreement.
Training sessions vary from track sessions, road intervals, Hills sprints, Over speed session, Indoor roller session, Weights, Indoor Circuit session, Boxing session, Spin class, Theraband session, Swimming session, Core session.
The following is some results from squad members.
1st, 2nd, 3rd Great Ocean Road 14km Wheelchair Race Victoria
2nd, 3rd, 5th Balmoral Burn Wheelchair Race Sydney
1st, 3rd Gold Coast Wheelchair Marathon
1st, 2nd Athletics Victoria Wheelchair 10km Albert Park
1st Athletics Victoria Wheelchair 3km Albert Park
1st Athletics Victoria Wheelchair 15km Ballarat
2nd City2Surf Wheelchair 14km Sydney
1st and Course record Bridge2Brisbane Wheelchair 10km
2017 IPC World Junior Athletics Championship, Switzerland
T54 u18 400m Silver Medal 2017 IPC World Junior Athletics Championships
T54 u18 100m Bronze Medal 2017 IPC World Junior Athletics Championships
T54 u18 800m Bronze Medal 2017 IPC World Junior Athletics Championships
T54 u18 1500m Bronze Medal 2017 IPC World Junior Athletics Championships
Squad Athlete Awards
Under 18 Australian T54 800m Record 2017
WestVic Academy of Sport Athlete of the Year
2020 Little Athletics Coach of the Year
School Sport Victoria Multiclass Coach and Ambassador
Little Athletics Victoria Multiclass Coach and Ambassador
Athletics Victoria Para Coach