My role: As President I’m here to lead the Committee and ensure OUAC reaches its short-term goals for the season while also building on many years of work to strengthen the club’s long-term position.
Athletics highlight: Competing in four events for the Blues team in my first Varsity match - it was amazing to be part of the team and help contribute to OUAC history!
Name: Sam Brown Araújo
Events: 800m, 1500m
My role: I'm the Men’s Captain so I'm in charge of organising most things related to the men’s team; I make sure that the team is in the best shape possible for both indoor and outdoor Varsity and indoor and outdoor BUCS. This involves making sure that everyone is happy and thriving within the club and also that we have the resources available to them.
Athletics Highlight: Winning the seconds in both varsity matches in which I’ve competed
Name: Abi Jones
College: St Edmund Hall
My role: As Women’s Captain I select and look after the women’s team and make sure everyone is at their best for the important competitions of the year (indoor and outdoor BUCS and Varsity). After having missed out on Varsity this summer, I’m super excited to get back to the track and help OUAC make history with a fourth 4-0 victory against Cambridge next year.
Athletics highlight: Winning varsity in first year both in my event and as a whole team.
Name: Max Hübner
My role: As Treasurer, I am over-see the financial management and upkeep of the club. If you have any questions or queries, please feel free to drop me a line.
Athletics highlight: Regular training with friends.
Name: Max Buckley
Event: 400m, 800m
My role: As secretary I’m responsible for organising your club and England Athletics membership, as well as transport and accommodation for events. Any queries please get in contact, especially if you want to drive a car or minibus.
Athletics highlight: Beating Cambridge, there’s no better feeling.
Name: Andrew Shaw
My role: Fixtures Rep, I organise the fixtures arranged by OUAC including Michaelmas and Trinity Cuppers.
Athletics highlight: Breaking 2 minutes in the 800m.
Women's Vice Captain
Name: Adahna Ekoku
College: St. Catherine’s
Events: Long Jump, 100mH, 100m
My role: To select the women’s Second team for Varsity, and organise warm weather training with Sam, the men’s Vice Captain. There’s also a welfare aspect of the role, so I’m there to support the women’s team members, as well as always there for a chat!
Athletics highlight: Winning my four events at Freshers' Varsity, and being awarded the Achilles Freshmen's Medal for my performance in the match. It was also such a nice event for a taster of what the real Varsity will bring!
Men's Vice Captain
Name: Sam Nelson
College: St Anne's
My role: As the men's Vice Captain, I'll be responsible for organising warm weather training alongside Adahna and also selecting the Seconds team. Feel free to get in touch if there's anything I can help with.
Athletics highlight: Going to English Schools in year 12 and 13, as well as competing for OUAC for the first time at Fresher's varsity last season.
Name: Polly Maton
College: Lady Margaret Hall
Events: Long jump
My role: As access officer I promote OUAC! I hope to encourage athletes to apply to Oxford, especially those who may not have thought of it. I also support students, particularly those who may not otherwise get help, with applications through the Oxford Access Scheme. Please contact me if you have any questions about OUAC!
Athletics highlight: Tie between winning silver at the Para World Athletics Championships in 2017 and competing in the Rio 2016 Paralympics
Men's Social Sec
Name: Milan Campion
My role: As Men's Social Sec, I work alongside Alex to organise events such as crewdates and dinners to help you get to know people outside your training group.
Athletics highlight: Being selected to run for England at the Welsh Athletics International.
Women's Social Sec
Name: Alex Brown
College: COMING SOON
Events: COMING SOON
My role: COMING SOON
Athletics highlight: COMING SOON
Name: Matt Newton
Events: 200m, 400m
My role: I am in charge of the relationship between OUAC and The Achilles Club, as well communicating with alumni of OUAC. Achilles is the joint Oxford and Cambridge athletics club, where we compete together in various competitions throughout the year, you can find more information on the website.
Athletics highlight: Lifting the Varsity Match trophy as Men's Captain in 2019, which finished our unbeaten season against Cambridge.
Name: Jacques Maurice
Events: 800m, 1500m
My role: As kit rep my role is to organise the Varsity and FEAR kit for the athletes. I also make sure a variety of niche stash is on offer for club members.
Athletics highlight: Being selected to run for GB at the U18 European Championships in Hungary. I’m yet to have an athletics Varsity, however hopefully a 4-0 win can soon be added to my athletics highlights.
Name: Cameron Bain
My role: As Webmaster, I oversee the upkeep and improvement of this website. I’m always keen to hear new ideas for content so please don’t hesitate to get in touch!
Athletics highlight: Winning Varsity 400m in 2019, beating the Blues time by 0.01s
Name: Maddie Smith
College: St Anne’s
Events: Triple Jump
My role: As general committee member, I'll find myself helping out wherever is needed to make OUAC the best it can be!
Athletic highlight: Getting to know everyone in OUAC and training sessions with the squad having such great teammates makes even the 150’s bearable!! On a more competitive note, setting a PB at the England U23 Champs last year.
Name: Evie Morris-Gray
College: St John's
Events: Middle Distance and XC
My role: As general committee I assist other committee members in their work in organising and developing OUAC
Athletic highlight: The Varsity Match is definitely the highlight of the year, even if you're not competing