Youth Sponsorship Program
Cameron Steer from the Central Coast and he is a 100m and 200m sprinter, and a long jumper Athlete
He lives on the Central Coast of New South Wales and started his athletics journey 4 years ago when he joined, Woy Woy Little Athletics Under 12’s. He soon realised that he had a talent for running and was quickly offered a position in a training squad at Mingara Athletics Track. In the past 4 years, he has made it to State Championships for both School Athletics and Little Athletics achieving Age Champion for 2016 and 2017: He has continually improved on his times, acquiring Personal Bests in all competitions .
In March 2018, he competed in his first National Championships in Sydney. Although he did not medal, he did achieve great results with a PB of 11.33 sec in the 100m which has qualified him for Nationals in 2019. :He also competed at State Little Athletics where achieved Gold for long jump, jumping 6.48m which was a PB and a National qualifying distance for 2019, Silver for 100m and Bronze in 4x 100m relay.
At the end of the Little Athletics Season 2017 /18, He achieved 3 major awards. These being, Highest Achiever in the Club, Senior Boy Jumper of the Year and Senior Boy Sprinter of the Year. I also received Regional record for Long Jump (6.47m), Senior Boys Zone record (48.09 sec), Club record for 200m (22.86 sec), Club record Long Jump (6.48 m), Club record 300m hurdles (48.19 sec), and Club record for Senior Boys relay (47.16 sec), state qualifying.
At the Little Athletics Zone Carnival, he achieved Zone record for 100m, breaking 11 seconds and running and personal best of 10.91 seconds. In breaking 11 seconds and running and personal best of 10.91 seconds. In December 2018, he competed at All Schools National Championships in Cairns Qld in 100m and relay. He ran 1st in heat, 4th in semi-final and finished 1st overall. In the relay, he was the first runner and the team finished first.
At Country Championships in January 2019, he came 2nd in the 100m and 2nd in the relay. He also completed in the Hunter Classic fastest Kid Under 17 100m sprint race winning the event with a time of 11.30 seconds.
In April 2018, he was invited by Athletics Australia, Athletics NSW to be part of the Targeted Talent Program for athletes. This opportunity has provided him with access to top level coaches, nutritional education, emotional and psychological support. This program runs for a period of 6 months at Homebush, Sydney Olympic Park.
He is very passionate about the journey he has decided to take and we are all looking forward to his continued successes over the next 12 months.