Throws

 

Laura Kerr (Javelin & Shot/ Combined Events) specialist-laurakerrv2.jpg

Belfast/Jordanstown

Laura coached Javelin thrower Jack Magee to UK Top 10 rankings at U15, U17 & U23 culminating in a British Universities Medal & Irish Universities Record in 2018 with a PB of 66.42m aged 20. Laura has been instrumental in developing multi-eventers including Kate O’Connor who achieved 8th place in the Commonwealth Games Heptathlon-2018 & a European Junior Silver Medal-2019. Kate broke the NI senior javelin record with a throw of 52.92m aged 18, which ranked her 2nd in the UK senior javelin rankings that year. Kate broke the NI U18 Shot record in 2017 with a throw of 14.63m. Laura also previously supported Anna McCauley (European Team Combined Events) and continues to support Decathlete Jordan Cunningham who achieved UK top 10 Combined Events rankings at U15 & U20 and scored in excess of 6000 points in his first ever Decathlon. A former Great Britain U23 Javelin International Laura represented Ireland in 3 European Cups and has team management experience for both Great Britain & Ireland. Laura is a UK Accredited Strength & Conditioning Coach, with an MSC in Human Performance & holds the British Athletics Sprints & Hurdles Event Group Specialist Qualification.

Contact: laura.kerr@athleticsni.org