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Toni Minichiello

Funny, bruising, successful.  Jessica Ennis-Hill’s Coach once again takes on the world.

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Toasting The Kids

In the ongoing quest to uncover why our most talented young athletes are disappearing without trace, Toni Minichiello has uncovered another clue.

Is coaching dying?

Poacher turned Gamekeeper? He's fallen out with his Governing Bodies on more than one occasion. Now he's been voted to represent the UK's Athletics Coaches.

Ignore The Hype: Get Back to Basics

Do yourself a favour. Dump the fitness ‘gurus’ and get yourself coached by Toni Minichiello, the man who has man who has trained five Olympians, including Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill. He’s agreed to share his secret to success. And it’s free.

The Coaching Circus

January 2018. British Athletics has not renewed the contract of the only coach it employs who understands how to create a ‘Serial Medallist’. That coach is Lloyd Cowan. And Toni Minichiello senses hypocrisy.

So Long & Thanks For All The Medals

Following Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill's Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC's SPOTY awards a reminder about what makes her one of the most remarkable British sportspeople ever. This article was first published on the announcement of Jess' retirement.

When Is A Coach Not A Coach?

He’s ruffled a few feathers by challenging the status quo. Now Toni Minichiello discusses his platform for change: to take coaching from marginalised and misunderstood to the centre ground of physical development and athletic endeavour.

Podcast: An Interview with Toni Minichiello – Part Two

He helped Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill from young hopeful to Olympic Gold. In the process be transformed himself from a Job Centre adviser to world class coach, put together an unrivalled support team and refused to bend to Governing Body instruction when he felt it wasn't in his athletes' best interest. In this interview with Giles he talks openly about his views on what is wrong at the heart of sport in the UK.

State of the (Coaching) Nation

The absence of clear direction from Governing Bodies, the paucity of support they provide and their fundamental misunderstanding of what good coaching looks like have caused Toni Minichiello to take it upon his shoulders and try to save Athletics coaching in the UK. Before it’s too late.

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Toasting The Kids

Thursday 29 March 2018|

In the ongoing quest to uncover why our most talented young athletes are disappearing without trace, Toni Minichiello has uncovered another clue.

Is coaching dying?

Friday 09 February 2018|

Poacher turned Gamekeeper? He's fallen out with his Governing Bodies on more than one occasion. Now he's been voted to represent the UK's Athletics Coaches.

Ignore The Hype: Get Back to Basics

Monday 08 January 2018|

Do yourself a favour. Dump the fitness ‘gurus’ and get yourself coached by Toni Minichiello, the man who has man who has trained five Olympians, including Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill. He’s agreed to share his secret to success. And it’s free.

The Coaching Circus

Friday 05 January 2018|

January 2018. British Athletics has not renewed the contract of the only coach it employs who understands how to create a ‘Serial Medallist’. That coach is Lloyd Cowan. And Toni Minichiello senses hypocrisy.

So Long & Thanks For All The Medals

Sunday 17 December 2017|

Following Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill's Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC's SPOTY awards a reminder about what makes her one of the most remarkable British sportspeople ever. This article was first published on the announcement of Jess' retirement.

When Is A Coach Not A Coach?

Sunday 19 November 2017|

He’s ruffled a few feathers by challenging the status quo. Now Toni Minichiello discusses his platform for change: to take coaching from marginalised and misunderstood to the centre ground of physical development and athletic endeavour.

Podcast: An Interview with Toni Minichiello – Part Two

Wednesday 15 November 2017|

He helped Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill from young hopeful to Olympic Gold. In the process be transformed himself from a Job Centre adviser to world class coach, put together an unrivalled support team and refused to bend to Governing Body instruction when he felt it wasn't in his athletes' best interest. In this interview with Giles he talks openly about his views on what is wrong at the heart of sport in the UK.

State of the (Coaching) Nation

Sunday 12 November 2017|

The absence of clear direction from Governing Bodies, the paucity of support they provide and their fundamental misunderstanding of what good coaching looks like have caused Toni Minichiello to take it upon his shoulders and try to save Athletics coaching in the UK. Before it’s too late.

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