Michael (Mike) WHITTINGHAM

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1954-06-11
Education Alleyn's Sch Dulwich, Univ of Leicester (BA, MA), Loughborough Univ (PGCE)
Publications N/A
Recreations languages, piano, reading, arts, natural history, recreational sport, sea kayaking, skiing
Clubs N/A
Style Mike Whittingham, Esq
Career athletics coach; memb Herne Hill Harriers; represented: London Schs, English Schs, Surrey Co, Southern Cos, Br Univs, 25 GB caps (400m hurdles, 800m, 4 x 400m); best performances: semi-final Euro Indoor Championships 1981, fourth Cwlth Games 1982; nat sr event coach 400m 1990- (jr event coach 400m hurdles 1987-88), exec dir Scottish Inst of Sport 2006-; coached athletes incl: Jon Ridgeon, Roger Black (Silver medal 1996), Kriss Akabusi (Bronze medal 1992), John Regis, Marcus Adam, Christine McMeekin, Jacqui Parker, Mark Richardson, Mark Hylton, Maria Akara, Nicola Sanders 2004-06 (Bronze medallist World Championships 2005, Gold medallist Cwlth Games 2006); also coached World Championship 4x400m team 1991 (Gold medal) and Olympic 4x400m team 1996 (Gold medal); Post Office Counters Coach of the Year 1992; lectr Univ of Lyon 1978-80, teacher 1980-85, dir of sport and physical educn Univ of Reading 1985-88, head of leisure servs Waverley BC 1988-92, Direction Sportive (sports mgmnt & devpt co) 1992-, dir of tech servs UKSport 2003-, exec dir Scottish Inst of Performance Sport 2006-, dir of high performance and Inst of Sport 2010- (inst progs won 3 Olympic/Paralympic medals Sochi Winter Olympics 2014); radio commentator BBC Radio and BBC World Service 1991-, broadcaster for OBS London Olympics 2012; Minister's nominee on Regnl Cncl Sports Cncl 1993-96; expert advsr: UK Sports Cncl, UK Sports Cncl Lottery Unit; conslt IAAF; memb Bd Winning Scotland Fndn; fundraiser Cancer Research Tst; Winston Churchill fell 1990; memb: Inst of Leisure Amenity Mgmnt, BASC, Nat Tst, UK/SA Initiative, Winning Students Advsy Bd, Br Curling Bd, SportScotland Bd
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