Coaches 2021/22

Coaches attend every session so you'll learn plenty of new things. We have coaches able to teach at different levels and encourage any of our members to take coaching courses (subsidised by the club).

If you are interested in coaching, talk to our coach and kit coordinator Lucy (

Current Level 1 Level 2 L3 Module 1 + M2 + M3 + M4 + Generic =Level 3 Performance High Performance
Previous Level 1 Level 2 Club Senior Club High Performance

Senior Club Coaches

Able to teach Doubles, Fulls, Rudis, 1+3's; 

Emily Purpuri


UKCC Level 3 Coaches

Able to teach Level 2 coach skills plus those up to their highest module qualification.

Module 1: 1 1/4 somersaults to and from body landings, i.e. ball-outs, codys, 1 1/4 fss and 1 1/4 bss
Module 2: multiple twist single somersaults, i.e. full, rudi, double full, 1/2 to 3/4 fss (s)
Module 3: 1 3/4 somersaults, i.e. 1&3s
Module 4: double somersaults, i.e. half out (t/p), double bss (t/p/s)

Lucy Sharpe



Niamh Andrews


UKCC Level 2 Coaches

Able to teach up to front/back somersaults (T,P,S); baranis (T,P,S); 3/4 Front and Back Somersaults (S)


Elen Simms


UKCC Level 1 Assistant Coaches

Able to teach basic body landings up to forward turnovers and can assist other coaches:


Tim Buttanshaw

Kate Rafferty

August Smith


Jenna Benbow

Yasmin O'Brien

Alex Olley