Ian Jakeway has been running since he was eleven years old. In 1959 he ran in Salford’s club colours and in 1975 he qualified as a coach. After successfully coaching his daughters he turned his expertise to helping others and has been a Junior Coach at Bolton United Harriers since 2008. He works with the 10-15 year old youngsters on Tuesday and Thursdays between 6.30pm and 8.30pm and his sessions cover general athletics, shot put, javelin, balance and coordination. The majority of his athletes compete in Track & Field events, Cross Country races, Young Athletes League and the Indoor Sports Hall League.
Ian treats all of his athletes equally, regardless of their ability. He is an enthusiastic and supportive coach, bringing out the best in all of his athletes.