Meet the coaches!


Our team of coaches at Keilor St Bernard’s Athletic Club are registered with Athletics Australia and a number are also registered with the Australian Track and Field Coaches Association (ATFCA). There are some coaches who are not club coaches but do coach some of the KSB members. You can read more about below under independent coaches.

For any questions you have about training, you can get in contact with us and we can connect you with any of the coaches listed below. They will be happy to answer your questions.

Catherine Matthews

Cathy Matthews has competed and coached at the club for many years. She offers coaching for sprints, hurdles and jumps and is qualified in Level 3 Advance Jumps, Middle and Long Distance, Sprints, Hurdles, Relays and Throws. Cathy also holds the IAAF Kids Athletics accreditation. Cathy offers training at St. Bernard's College in Essendon and Keilor Park Athletics Track.

Riley Caines

Riley is offering coaching for junior and  senior athletes on regular days in long jump, hurdles and sprints at the Keilor Park Athletics Track. Riley holds a Level 2 club coach accreditation and is pursuing a Level 3 performance development coach accreditation. Coaching costs may be additional to KSB membership by negotiation.

Mark Cary

KSB is pleased to announce that experienced athlete and highly qualified running coach, Mark Cary has joined KSB as an athletic coach specialising in track distance events, cross country and long-distance running. Mark will be part of KSB both as athlete and coach, and will also be available for private coaching. He can be contacted on XXXXX. All associated with KSB welcome Mark to our club and we look forward to a long and productive relationship in the years to come.



Patrick Matthews

Patrick Matthews coaches in middle and long distance running. Patrick has been working with local schools in addition to the coaching athletes within our club. Patrick holds a Level 1 Community athletics coaching qualification. Coaches mainly at St. Bernard's College in Essendon.

Ian Upton

Ian Upton has been heavily involved in KSB for many years. He is a jack of all trades! Ian assists with training at St. Bernard's College and Keilor Park Athletics Track as required. Ian holds a Level 1 Community Athletics Coaching accreditation. 



There are a number of coaches who are independent coaches and coach athletes from a variety of clubs. Please see list of coaches below that currently train and are willing to train KSB members. We are happy to put you in contact with these coaches if you're interested in finding out more about their training sessions.

Maureen Reynolds

Maureen Reynolds is an independent Specialist Coach who Founded Academy of Hurdling which celebrates its 30th Anniversary in 2021. Passionate about coaching hurdles with a focus on Advanced Technique Development, Maureen offers personal coaching at a number of venues and is interested in offering coaching at Keilor Park Athletics Track in the near future. Maureen also is one of the select few coaches to hold the Level 5 ATFCA accreditation. Coaching is additional to KSB membership.

Bill Georgantas

Bill Georgantas is an independent coach who has coached Pole Vault for more than 10 years. Bill coaches Pole Vault at a number of venues and is by appointment only. Bill currently holds a Level 2 Club Coach, Level 3 Performance Development and Level 4 Specialist in Jumps accreditations. Coaching is additional to KSB membership by negotiation.


Randall Scott

Randall Scott has coached for KSB for many years in the sprints, throws and hurdles. Randall holds a Level 3 in Advanced Jumps and Throws, Level 4 Specialist in Development Coaching, Sprints, Relays and Hurdles. Randall also holds the IAAF Kids' Athletics Coaching qualification. Coaching may be additional to KSB membership by negotiation.