Stuart Millar appointed AT Para Scholarship Coach
Athletics Tasmania and the TIS, through the Target Talent Program, have recently appointed a Scholarship Coach who is working specifically with wheelchair athletics. The newly appointed Para Scholarship Coach is Stuart Millar. Stuart was an athlete himself and progressed through Little Athletics and the junior ranks and represented both Tasmania and Victoria in Track and Cross Country events. Stuart is a qualified Physiotherapist with over 20 years experience, but now works as a PE Teacher and heads the Athletics Program at Calvin Christian School.
Stuart became involved in Para sport while studying Physiotherapy. He was a guide for visually impaired athletes and was involved in a number of national and international competitions including Paralympic Games, FESPIC Games and World Championships. Whilst working in Bangladesh as a physio teacher at a NGO spinal rehabilitation hospital, Stuart introduced and instructed patients in Para sports including wheelchair basketball and athletics events.