Nicola Barberis Negra

Nicola Barberis NegraQualifications

UKA Athletic Coach

Experience and Achievements

Nick has been coaching for over 7 years supporting the club in different sessions. He has been running regularly as well with PBs of sub 34 for 10k and 16:36 for 5k. He has also competed for the club in many leagues from XC to T&F and captained both road and T&F Serpie teams

He has a qualification as an Athletic Coach and focuses on endurance, which is the area in which he has mostly coached people. 

Interests and Activities

Nick has worked with many people preparing for half and full marathons with times from sub 3 (for both men and women) to sub 4. He has also developed some interest over the years in T&F and he has also worked with arranging T&F sessions covering different events from jumps to hurdles, with particular focus on the steeplechase. 

Involvement with Serpentine

As a volunteer, Nick takes the track sessions at Battersea track on Thursday and provides 1-1 coaching to a few runners. In approaching the T&F season, he also organises some T&F taster sessions with other Serpentine coaches.