Eric Koo

Program: Throws

NCCP Certifications:

Level 2: Club Coach
Coach Mentoring Program (through Athletics Alberta, 3 months program ) Mentored by Don Babit who coached several world class athletes including Reese Hoffa, as well as Craig Carter, University of Arizona and Larry Steinke, Athletics Canada

Coaching areas:

  • Shot Put;
  • Discus;
  • Hammer Throw;
  • Weight Throw;

Eric has a long and successful history of competing dating back to 1984.  In 2007 Eric began coaching here in Calgary, and the Spartans are honored to have him join us in 2016.  His positive attitude and excellent coaching skills are already bringing new athletes into his group.

Athletics Highlights:

  • 1985 Francophone Games
  • 1986 Youth European championship
  • 1987 African Games
  • 1996 National Championship Kitchener
  • 1997 National Championship Abodsford
  • 1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur
  • 1999 African Championship
  • 2002 African Games
  • 2002 Commonwealth  Games Manchester

Eric’s personal bests are :

  • Shot put : 15m50
  • Discus: 54m85
  • Hammer 58m90
  • Weight Throw 17m00


Please contact our Athlete Coordinator from the Contact webpage.
Our Athlete Coordinator will be pleased to welcome you to the Calgary Spartans, help you find the right coach and program, advise you on that to bring to the track and answer any questions you may have.

Practice schedule

Fall outdoor season

The fall outdoor season has ended.

Indoor season

The indoor season has ended.

Outdoor season

The schedule and practice location for the outdoor season :

Week Day Time Slot Practice Type Location
Monday 5:30PM to 6:30PM Regular practice Foothills Athletics Park
Wednesday 5:30PM to 6:30PM Regular practice Foothills Athletics Park

Any other disruptions to this schedule will be privately communicated by coach Eric in advance to all group members.