The Vancouver Thunderbirds Track and Field Club is pleased to announce the appointment of James Buhlman as its Power/Speed and Multi-Event Head Coach with effect from October 1st 2011. James’s appointment is as a result of an extensive North American search over the past few months and the cementing of a partnership with St. Georges School to provide coaching to their high school aged athletes.

James has recently finished a 15 month stint with Athletics PEI as the Technical Director.  In his time there, athlete membership doubled, newly certified coaches on the island tripled and a number of new competitions were offered. 

No stranger to coaching, James has coached a number of excellent athletes over a wide variety of events.  James has developed top talent wherever he has coached. He has experience and accomplishments in throwing, hurdling, horizontal jumps and sprints; placing his athletes both on provincial and national teams.

James is an NCCP Learning Facilitator and enjoys teaching the sport of Athletics to all ages. This will be a full time position for James.