Last Updated on March 10, 2013 by Jimson Lee
If you are not from Canada, you are probably asking, “Who the heck is Brent McFarlane?”
Brent McFarlane is an honors graduate in Kinesiology and Science from the University of Waterloo.
As an athlete he competed in sprints and middle distance events. Being a coach and educator is what made his mark on the sport of Athletics around the world.
For three decades he has studied and visited over 50 countries, written extensively and conducted clinics and workshops throughout the world.
Brent was the head coach the U. of Waterloo Warrior Track and Field team from 1988 – 2005. He is a level 4 NCCP coach in Canada for sprints and hurdles, and level 3 coach in middle and long distance.
His international coaching experience includes stints as Olympic hurdle coach for the 1980 Olympic Games (Moscow), 1984 (Los Angeles), 1988 (Seoul, Korea), 1978 and 1986 Commonwealth Games and in 1994 head coach for the Canadian World Junior Team in Portugal.
Brent McFarlane was Canada’s Head Track and Field Coach for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games has served on 33 Canadian National teams himself.
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