Kathryn Bautista

Kathryn Bautista – Jumps

Kathryn was born and raised in St. John’s. She joined the Pearlgate coaching staff in 2017 as co-coach for the jumps program. After several years as a competitive gymnast, Kathryn started training track and field at Pearlgate Track and Field Club in 2008 with coach Becky Sjare. As a Pearlgate athlete, she has competed locally, within the Atlantic provinces, and nationally in the 100m, long and triple jump, and 4x100m relay. She competed for Memorial University at the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Championships, and at the Canada Summer Games in 2009 and 2013. She has also trained at the Harlow Athletics Club and with the University of Toronto Track Club. Using her experiences training with other track clubs, as well as her professional knowledge as a physiotherapist, she uses an evidence-informed and innovative approach to coaching.





Relevant Credentials, Certifications, Education:

  • NCCP Club Coach Sprints Trained
  • NCCP Multi Sport Modules: Coaching Athletes with a Disability
  • Standard First Aid/CPR C/AED
  • Masters of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Toronto: 2016; Registered Physiotherapist (NL)
  • Level 1 Soft Tissue Release Course: Jim Bilotta
  • Basic Sport Taping Techniques: Nancy Botting
  • Athlete Rep: Pearlgate Track and Field Board of Directors 2013-2014
  • St. Bonaventure’s College Track and Field Coach: 2011-2014, 2017-present
  • Female Team Captain: 2013 Newfoundland and Labrador Canada Summer Games Track and Field Team
  • Pearlgate Senior Female Athlete of the Year: 2012; Most Dedicated Athlete: 2013