Austin is a grade twelve student at McCoy High School. He started his track and field involvement at the age of 12 with the Panthers club, being coached by both Sonya Brown and Sage Watson. His accomplishments to date include attending the Alberta Summer Games for 3 consecutive years in Lethbridge, Airdrie and Leduc – one year as an underage athlete. Also attending Legion Nationals in Langley, BC and earning a spot on Team Alberta for 2 consecutive years for Western Canada championships in Saskatoon and Winnipeg. Besides many ribbons received in school track, some major awards include achieving two silvers at Westerns, a silver and bronze at provincial championships and a silver at Alberta Summer Games. He is pursuing a future career in pharmacy and is looking forward to coaching with the Panthers Track Club.