Eric Chatten has entered the high jump at the 9th Annual Jerome Indoor Games. The 6 foot 7 inch 190 pound jumper has a personal best of 2.18m outdoors and 2.10m indoors. His best this season is 2.05m set in Seattle at the UW Preview on January 12.
Eric is coached by Ziggy Szegalowicz who has recently moved from the Fraser Valley to the Metro Vancouver area. Ziggy now coaches the high jump under the Richmond Kajak colours. Coach Ziggy has won many honours and awards over the years and this year he has been named 2018 High Performance Coach of the Year by BC Athletics. The award will be presented to Ziggy at the BC Athletics Banquet on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019. Some of the outstanding high jumpers that Ziggy has coached in recent years include: Mike Mason, Django Lovett, Joel Della Siega, Alexa Porpaczy and Eric Chatten while with the Valley Royals Track Club in Abbotsford.