Year of Birth: 1948

Category: Builder

Year of Induction: 2009




Brent McFarlane was born in Winnipeg, grew up in Sarnia, Ontario and coached at both University of Waterloo and K-W Track club (the latter for over 30 years). In his event area (Sprints and Hurdles) he is among the most published authors in the sport – 4 books and over 500 articles. His book “The Art and Science of Hurdling” was adopted by the NCCP as a Level 2 Manual. As a coach, he has been named to over 30 teams, coaching 37 athletes to National team berths and 22 Canadian records. He was Head coach for the 2000 Olympics (Sydney).