Meet The Team


Mark McManus

"I am the founder and director of 'All Stars Sports Academy' based in Larne.  I am also a fully qualified and award winning Level 2 UKA (UK Athletics) Athletics Coach and therefore fully vetted through Athletics NI/ UK Athletics and Access NI Vetting Scheme.  I have been involved in a wide variety of sports, but mainly athletics for over 27 years.  During this time I have represented Northern Ireland and Ireland at International level; specialising in a variety of disciplines, namely track and field, cross country, road running, mountain/ fell running and duathlon.

I have previously held the position of Head Coach at Larne based 'East Coast Athletic Club.' At East Coast AC, I co-ordinated and delivered training for senior and junior athletes and overseen the development of its successful 'East Coast Cheetahs' group."

I am also a fully qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer with a focus on the Biomechanics of Athletes


Jenny McManus

Jenny is a Level 3 Personal Trainer and a fully qualified Athletics Coach, She is also a qualified Spin Instructor with 10 years experience. 

Jenny has a strong history of Marathon running with many superb runs, She also has represented Team Ireland at the World Duathlon Championships in 2014.. She also has successfully competed in Mountain running, Triathlons and Track races.

She has a vast knowledge of sport and loves to see her clients achieve their potential... 

Jenny is also All Stars 'Go To' for Nutritional advice.


James Robinson

James is a fully qualified UKA Athletics Coach with 5 years experience, he has a superb coaching manner and is one of the best coaches i have ever worked with, knowledgeable and passionate are two of his many attributes, James has in his coaching career focused mainly on the development of new athletes, should these be adults or kids, he regularly coaches at all of All Stars Running Groups, and also assists at the Fit Kids & Junior Conditioning classes... were so pleased to have James in the Academy.