British Champion Freya Jones joins the team

29th March 2022

This term the Sports Department welcomed Freya Jones as our new Athletic Development Coach. Freya is the current British Javelin Champion and plans to compete in this year’s European and World Championships, as well as the Commonwealth Games. Freya attended the University of Georgia on an athletic scholarship and became NCAA Champion in the javelin during her time there.

Hear from Freya about coaching at Winchester

Funded by the Al Gordon Sports Fund, Freya has joined to help with the delivery of the school's Strength & Conditioning programme, as well as our Athletics provision. She is also working with the cricket team on their throwing technique.

Director of Sport Mark Burley said "Freya is a great role model and someone our pupils will be able to learn a huge amount from. She brings a lot of energy, as well as expertise, to training sessions."

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