Al Richardson

Specialist Sprint Coach

Al, also known as the “sprint man” has made his career teaching people to accelerate and run faster. He believes that everything you need to move faster and to turn better, is both coachable and achievable for everyone.

Al has an incredible depth of experience working with individuals from a range of sports and with athletes of all levels. He worked as national Pole Vault Coach leading into the London Olympics where he led and coached our Olympic Pole Vault programme. From 2010 to 2015 he was the head coach and team leader for the Great Britain under 20 teams at both World and European Championships as well as being named as head coach for field events for the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

Al joined Millfield School in 2014 as Director of Athletics where he continues to develop the athletics program.