Garry Calvert is a world class, elite level javelin coach. He has obtained his Level IV Throws coaching certification through ATFCA Australia and USATF Level 2 Throws Certification.  Petra Rivers (69.28 meters, 1982) and Jarrod Bannister (89.02 meters, 2008) are two of Garry’s most accomplished javelin throwers. Garry moved to New Jersey, USA in February 2010 to coach 2008 Olympic Trials Champion Bobby Smith for a spot on the 2012 Olympic Team. Currently, Garry is coaching several talented U.S. women: Dana Lyons-Pounds (59 meters); Grace Zollman (51 meters); and Jen Austin (52 meters). 

Garry has coached successfully in many track and field events with Julie Bennell Discus Silver Medal at World Youth Championships, Michael Morgan 8m in long jump, Bronwyn Fleming 2min 1 sec in 800m as well as shot put and hammer throwers. His coaching has extended to Track Cycling with strength and conditioning with World Record Holder (professional) 200m sprint cyclist John Kennedy (Aus). Garry has worked with European Basketball League top points scorer  Rebecca Brincat (Aus) on specific skills and conditioning training .

During his throwing career, Garry trained under 2 unique people, Franz Stampfl, the incredible, motivating, Austrian born coach, who coached Roger Bannister to the 1st sub 4 minute mile and Ralph Doubell to 800m Olympic Gold in 1968. Garry was also coached by Miklos Nemeth in Hungary in 1981, where he learnt European influence of javelin throwing.

Track and Field Coaching Record and History
* Olympic Games Coach Track and Field- 1980, 1984, 2008.
* Commonwealth Games- 1982, 1986. 1990,  2006
* World Championships Track and Field and World Cross Country- 1994, 2007
* World Juniors- 2000, 2002, 2008.  World Youth- 2003 
 Olympic Games and World Championship Coach
 USATF Level 2 Throws Coach
 ATFCA Level 4 Throws Coach
 Coach of 2 x World Number 1 Ranked Senior Athletes, 1 x Junior Ranked Athlete

Sports Coaching
 Strength and Conditioning Coach to World Track Cycling Record Holder
 30 years experience in fitness and strength and conditioning programs
 WNBL Basketball Player Programs
 Triathlon & Duathlon Programming  of World Championship representatives

Sporting History
* 3x Australian Champion Men’s Javelin 80.20 meters
* 7 time Victorian Champion, Australian Team Commonwealth Games, Pacific Conference Games.
* A Grade Basketball Norwood & North Adelaide SA.
* 25 Years Sports Management
* 25 Years Managing Health & Fitness Centers

About Garry Calvert

Email: Info@javelincoaching.com   Phone: (908) 675-5936    Location: Phoenix, Arizona, USA