Jonathan (Jon) Jackson is a former national standard junior sprinter. He competed in 5 English schools athletic championships achieving silver, bronze and a 4th place either 100m or 200m in the late 1980’s.
Having moved back to Bristol from London in 2013, he very quickly completed his athletics coaching exams and joined Bristol & West in order to help nurture the talented young athletes in the region.
Jon specialises in sprints but is also the Young Athlete Development Advisor, ensuring parents are aware of the training available to their children and making sure the young athletes receive appropriate coaching under the correct framework.
He strongly believes in the additional benefits that athletics can provide; discipline, tenacity and confidence building which are all great foundations for a rewarding life.
Jon can be contacted on 07957 350 181 and by email.
Jon coaches on Monday’s (7pm) and Wednesday’s (7.15pm) evenings at the Whitehall track.