Adam Larcom

Adam is an elite High Performance coach with 26 years of experience who has worked in AFL, Wallabies and for the past 11 years as Australia’s National 4x100m coach. This includes currently coaching individual athletes in the 100m as well as AFL footballers in their high performance requirements. In addition Adam has practiced as a physiotherapist for over 15 years. Adam excels in strength and conditioning training, with a strong background in driving individual performance at both a national and international level. With coaching success spanning multiple continents, Adam Larcom is an industry leader in high performance coaching.

In addition to being a physiotherapist,  Adam has completed a Masters in Biomechanics by research. Adam Larcom has coached some of Australia’s finest athletes across distinguished international competitions including World Championships, Olympic and Commonwealth games.

MCAP coach Adam Larcom

With coaching experience across Japan, Russia, China, Germany, Korea, Taiwan, England, Brazil, Bahamas, Qatar, USA, India and Australia, Adam’s career as an established high performance coach is grounded by his extensive knowledge in the field.

Adam has established a High Performance conditioning consultancy working with major athletes including AFL player Cale Hooker (10 years) Essendon Football Club. Adams has worked for multiple elite teams such as Hawthorn and Fremantle in the AFL as well as the Wallabies (Australian Rugby Union team).

MCAP Coach Adam Larcom

As a physiotherapist, Adam has treated many elite athletes including Kerron Stewart (Jamaica 100/200 sprint), Marc Burns (Trinidad and Tobago 100m sprint), Greg Rutherford (England long jump) and John Steffensen (Australia 400m) amongst others.

Adam has a particular interest in performance therapy for athletes and  ACL rehabilitation.

Athlete trained by Adam Larcom

Professional Qualifications

  • DMA Level 4 Clinical Pilates
  • ASADA Level 1 and 2
  • IAAF Level 4 - Sprints, hurdles and relays
  • Level 1 Dry Needling
  • Level 2 ASCA

Academic Qualifications

  • Master of Applied Science (Biomechanics) - Victoria University
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy - Latrobe University
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (P.E.) - Victoria University

Career Highlights

  • AFL- Fremantle F.C (Strength and Conditioning Co-ordinator), Hawthorn F.C and St.Kilda F.C Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • ARU Wallabies Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Athletics Coach- Relay AUSTRALIA
  • 2016 Olympic Games- Rio De Janeiro, Brazil- 4x400m women AUSTRALIA
  • 2017 IAAF World Championships Athletics- London, England- 4x100m men, 4x400m women AUSTRALIA
  • 2015 IAAF World Championships Athletics- Beijing, China- 4x400m women AUSTRALIA
  • 2013 IAAF World Championships Athletics- Moscow, Russia- 4x400m women AUSTRALIA
  • 2011 IAAF World Championships Athletics - Daegu, South Korea - 4x100m men AUSTRALIA
  • 2009 IAAF World Championships Athletics- Berlin, Germany - 4x100m men AUSTRALIA
  • IAFF World Relay Championships Nassau, Bahamas- 2014 (4x100m men/women), 2015 (4x100m men/women), 2017(4x100m men/4x400m women) AUSTRALIA
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast Australia - 4x100m men, 4x400m women AUSTRALIA
  • 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow- Scotland, 4x100m men AUSTRALIA
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games Delhi, India-100m finalist Aaron Rouge-Serret AUSTRALIA
  • 2004 Olympic Games- 4x100m men Finalist- Adam Basil AUSTRALIA
  • Australia Athletics National 100m men title- 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Australia Athletics National 200m men title- 2009 and 2011
  • 2019 IAAF World Relays 4x100m Men, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2019 IAAF World Championships 4x100m Women, Doha, Qatar

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