Laura Turner – Alleyne – Interview

This interview is part of our FCN x World Athletics partnership where we interview a number of successful female coaches who attended the World Athletics Championships in 2022.

Laura Turner-Alleyne is an Olympian and former Sprinter for Great Britain having competed at the Beijing Olympics, four World Championships, European Championships and Commonwealth Games, winning Gold in the 4 x 100m in Deli in 2010. Laura has been coaching full time since 2014, co founding the West London Track & Field Club  alongside fellow coach Ellie Kormis shortly after retiring from competing. 

Alongside her club coaching, Laura is also a Team Coach for various GB teams, and has been involved since 2018 with coaching the future of British track and field with the British Athletics Futures Academy. During one of the busiest seasons for Track & Field this year, Laura has been supporting a number of her athletes including Heptathlete Holly Mills, as Holly competed in the World Indoor Championships, the European Championships and the Commonwealth Games.  Amongst her personal coaching, Laura also managed to fit in Team coach duties for the World Championships, European Championships, the Commonwealth Games and the GB and NI U20 squad at the Mannheim International