Our Coaches

Maria Bitchaltzis

Maria Bitchaltzis

Junior Development – Sprints/Distance/ Throws/ Jumps/ Running/ Cross Country/ Strength and Fitness

Maria comes to us from Greece with degrees and coaching experience in Strength and Fitness.

Julius Palladino

Julius Palladino

Distance - Head Coach

Julius has been coaching with Etobicoke for over 40 years; starting with distance coaching for everything from 5k to marathons, hooking up with Trevor 20 years ago to move gradually to taking younger and younger athletics to various outstanding performances and titles. His tireless efforts in Athletics and in managing Etobicoke Track also currently have him serving at President of the Minor Track Association of Ontario.

Sotiris Bitchaltzis

Sotiris Bitchaltzis

Throws/Strength Coach – Shot Put/Javelin/ Discus/Strength and Fitness

Sotiris comes to us from Greece with degrees and coaching experience Strength and Fitness.

Trevor Da Silva

Trevor Da Silva

Sprints – Head Coach

Trevor is the former 400m National level sprinter, who has been coaching with Etobicoke Track for over 20 years. He has had countless High school, Provincial and National medalists. His background in Kinesiology, work experience correcting motion mechanics, and years of observing and stressing form and efficiency have helped countless athletes to be their absolute best.

Peter Azenhas (Serrado)

Middle Distance

Peter is another Etrack alumni, with success in the 400/800m. He has been giving back to the community through several coaching/training initiatives. When not coaching Peter is pursuing a career as a singer/songwriter (peterserrado.com) @peterserrado

John Powell

Masters Distance

John has been coaching for forty years, mainly for Master athletes i.e. athletes over 30 years old, and also assisting with various junior movements in Athletics. He has also contributed countless volunteer hours (months/years?) as a senior member of the Master’s group and as vice /president of Etobicoke Track. John is also trained as Sports Coach, certified as a Run/Jump/Throw/Wheel (R/J/T/W) Coach and trained as an R/J/T/W Instructor and Coach Evaluator.

Christopher Pietrangelo

Junior Development

Bio to come.

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