Coach David Parker

National Mens Head Javelin Coach and Co-Founder of The Javelin Throw in Shanghai, China

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David Parker has nearly 20 years of experience as a coach. He is currently the Head Performance Javelin Coach for the Shanghai Track & Field Team. In addition, he is the Chinese Athletics Association's National Men's Javelin Coach. The organizations Javelin Throw and Sightline Performance are both owned and run by David as well.

David has always been heavily involved in sports and was England Athletics' National Coach Mentor for javelin throw and combination events. At the English Institute of Sport in Yorkshire, David Parker served as a senior strength and conditioning coach for Olympic and Paralympic athletes. While working with the British diving and England rugby leagues, David also worked with the national volleyball and handball teams. Visit his website for more information.