Coach Profile

Gene Beveridge

NAOC Head Coach


  • Born: 1991
  • Hometown: Aukland, New Zealand
  • Currently Living: Vancouver
  • Orienteers for: GVOC, NWOC
  • Occupation: Coach
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Q: What is your best memory as an orienteering coach?
A: 3 top 10 results at JWOC 2015

Q: How did you first get involved in coaching?
A: My training group became the de facto coaches in Auckland based on all the work we put into our own training.

Q: What is your greatest strength as a coach?
A: Listening

Q: How do you work with athletes to help them prepare for a specific big race?
A: Really no one or simple answer to this, every case is differnt.

Q: If you had one tip for young orienteers what would it be?
A: Follow or run side by side a good orienteer, the realisations will come thick and fast.

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