Nicky Gooch, National Coach

Nick Gooch
Nicky was also a GB Short Track skater between 1989 and 2002.  He became Assistant Coach in 2002 and then became National Coach in 2006 until 2010, when he took over the role of Head Coach.  GB Short Track has just applied for Nicky to be 

included on the Elite Coaching Programme with UK Sport for the coming season.  

Nicky is a four-time Winter Olympian, having competed in 1992, 1994, 1998 and 2002. He was Olympic bronze medallist in 1994, and achieved World Championships 1500M silver in 1996, World Championship Relay silver and bronze in 1991 and 1992. He was also  European Champion in 1994 and 1996, European Relay champion in 1995, 1996 and 1998, eight-time British Champion in 1993, 1994, 1996-2001.

His coaching achievements in the 2012/2013 season include Ladies 1000M World ranked number 1 athlete, World Cup Ladies 1500M gold, World Cup Ladies 1500M silver, World Cup ladies 1500M bronze, World Cup ladies 1000M gold, 3 x World cup ladies 1000M silver, World Cup ladies 1000M bronze, European Championship ladies 2nd overall, European Championship ladies 1500M gold and bronze, European Championship Ladies 1000M gold.