Keith Antoine is a veteran coach who has trained junior and senior runners in both Olympic and Paralympic competition, including Richard Whitehead, Stef Reid, and the men’s amputee 4x100m relay team.
In the 1990s, Keith was appointed as the youngest Team GB national coach for sprints and relays, Paralympic Team Coach, Senior Sprints/Hurdles Coach for the Midlands, as well as personally coaching athletes to medals in the European & World Junior Championships and onto teams for the Commonwealth, European, World & Olympic Games.
From 2000 until 2006 the Olympic speaker was GB Paralympic Sprints Coach through the Sydney and Athens Games and was brought back onto the team to assist with preparing the team for London 2012. Keith has held numerous national coaching positions, working with juniors, seniors, men and women 100m, 200m and 400m runners. He has trained Denise Lewis, Iwan Thomas and Jamie Baulch, and acted as personal coach to Katharine Merry, Allison Curbishley and Darren Campbell prior to the 2012 Olympics.
Alongside coaching, Keith has also worked for multinationals in the IT industry and has been involved in project management and training programmes, as well as personal development and experiential learning. Combining his experience in management training and athletics with his business knowledge and pragmatism, Keith delivers high-energy motivational presentations which are suited for both sports events and corporate conferences.