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Meet the team - Coach

  • Adam Hickey

    Sports Coach

    Telephone: 01702 508653
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    Email: ahickey@eastwood.southend.sch.uk

    Adam studied for a degree in Sport Science and Management whilst training for Athletics, Cross Country and Triathlon in Loughborough where he also gained experience of coaching the University Triathlon club. He has past experience in Sports Partnerships where he has coached a variety of sports including Athletics, Cross Country, Sports Hall Athletics, Basketball, Football, Hockey, and Multi Skills. Adam also has experience of working with the English Institute of Sport at Loughborough, working with International athletes to develop their strength and conditioning programme. In 1999 Adam started Southend High School for Boys where he became part of the Cross Country, Athletics, Football, Basketball and Swimming teams. In his first year at Southend High at the age of 11 he won his first National Cross Country title and during his time representing the school at Cross Country he was undefeated at all of the English Schools Cross Country Cup competitions at Borough, Regional and National final level – a record that can never be broken, only equalled! Since then Adam has gone on to represent England and Great Britain for Cross Country and Triathlon in European and World Championships all over the world including Kenya and Japan. During his first few months with the Southend West Sports Partnership, Adam played an active role in the Southend Primary School Sports Association Torch Relay, the Eastwood Athletics 4 All club, the Eastwood Academy Athletics Team and the School Run initiative, as well as coaching a variety of sports in local schools and helping to organise many of the Borough's competitions. During the 2012 summer holidays, Adam managed to achieve personal bests in the 1500m (3:49:01), 3000m (8:10:22) and 5000m (13:59:22) winning the Essex Senior 1500m and 5000m and placing himself 16th in Britain for the 5000m. During the 2013 summer holidays, Adam bettered his PBs in 1500m (3:47:54), 3000m (8:08:57) and 5000m (13:41:66) with his 5000m time ranking him 8th in the Country.

Upcoming Events

Handball

Date: 14th December 2017
Time: 12:30 PM - 15:00 PM

Basketball 5&6

Date: 10th January 2018
Time: 13:00 PM - 16:00 PM

Football 3&4 Girls

Date: 17th January 2018
Time: 09:30 AM - 15:00 PM

Latest News

Fairways Football Girls win Gold

18 schools took part in the KS2 Girls football today, all girls displayed a great skill set and showed good spirits throughout the day.

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Earls Hall win the double

The first competition of the academic year took place today Thursday 28th September; a huge increase in participation saw 12 schools take part in the Girls & Boys Table Tennis competition which Thorpe Hall School kindly hosted the.

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World Marathon Challenge

England Athletics (9 September 2016) World Marathon Challenge: 5th October 2016 - save the date Join hundreds of others around the world by taking part in the World Marathon Challenge, a relay event where teams of 26-36 runners try to break…

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