Coaches

Paige Marriott

Paige started gymnastics at the age of 4 at Hoyland Leisure Centre and progressed into the Elite Squad competing for over 9 years in both individual and team gymnastics, culminating in being South Yorkshire Level 6 Overall Champion in 2009. Paige is a Level 2 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Coach who is in the process of obtaining her Level 3 for which she has completed 4 modules and needs to do the theory.

Paige runs a before school and an after school club at Canklow Woods Primary School, for Rotherham Borough Council, an after school club at Wombwell Park Street School in Barnsley and an after school club at High Green Primary School in Sheffield.

Paige is also being mentored by Andy Wood MBE who is the Head Coach and Manager at the Ipswich Gymnastics Centre. Andy has over 30 years experience in gymnastics coaching and coaches children from pre-school through to international level. Through her association with Andy, Paige has gained momentum in her coaching career and has had the privilege of working with International Level Gymnasts in Ipswich.

Paige wants to now build a club coaching children from total beginners and developing them into competing gymnasts initially with other local clubs but then progressing to Regional and then National competitions. The classes will be about having fun, learning in line with British Gymnastics Proficiency Awards and doing something different every week.

Abbie Brooksbank

Abbie is a Level One General Gymnastics Coach, Abbie is a qualified Level 2 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Coach, Abbie was a competitive Women’s Artistic Gymnast. Abbie has recently graduated her Sport and Physical Eduction Degree from Sheffield Hallam University.

Abbie works with our Recreation Gymnasts, as well as two groups of Development Gymnasts born in 2008 and 2004.

Daisy Marriott

Daisy is a Level One General Gymnastics Coach, Daisy is a qualified Level 2 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Coach, Daisy is an ex competitive Women’s Artistic Gymnast. Daisy is currently studying Sport, Exercise, Health and Fitness at University Campus Barnsley.

Daisy works with our Recreation Gymnasts as well as two groups of Development Gymnasts born in 2009 and 2005.

Sophie Smith

Sophie is a Level One General Gymnastics Coach, Sophie is keen to undergo her Level 2 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Qualification as well as her Trampoline Level 1 Qualification, Sophie is an ex competitive Women’s Artistic Gymnast. Sophie is currently studying Childcare at Barnsley College.

Sophie works with our Recreation Gymnasts as well as a group of Development Gymnasts born in 2010/2011 and 2006.

Paul Marriott

Paul is the Club Manager, he is in charge of the general set up of the gym. Paul also purchases all the equipment from the supplier and ensures that the equipment is in the best possible condition.

Julie Marriott

Julie is the Club Secretary in charge of finances and administration. Julie takes charge of bookings and takes the block payments and registers gymnasts on arrival. Julie deals with British Gymnastics membership and any queries relating to British Gymnastics

Sarah Cocker

Sarah is a Level One General Gymnastics Coach, Sarah is keen to undergo her Level 2 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Qualification. Sarah is an ex competitive Women’s Artistic Gymnast and currently attends out Adults Gymnastics Classes on a Wednesday evening.

Sarah works with our Recreation Gymnasts. As well as assisting with Senior and Junior Development.

Amy Irlam

Amy joined our adults gymnastics class in September 2016, Amy expressed an interest in coaching and began coaching our Saturday Developmen Squad sessions. Amy is a Level 1 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Coach. Amy is also a senior physiotherapist at Claremont hospital in Sheffield.

Amy works with Senior and Junior Development.

Rachel Mailey

Rachel recently joined the coaching team after one of the parents recommended the club to her at her daytime job. Rachel was Scottish Champion three years in a row. Rachel is a Level One General Gymnastics Coach.

Rachel works with our Recreation Gymnasts. As well as assisting with Senior and Junior Development.

Alex McFarlane

Alex has helped out in the club from when we first started, Alex holds a teachers gymnastics qualification and works with our Saturday beginners and recreational gymnasts. Alex is a qualified teacher and works within a school setting as well as at the club.

Alex works with our Recreation Gymnasts.

Ellie Cammidge

Ellie has been part of the club for a long time, she competed as part of the Senior Squad as well as assisting with classes alongside a qualified coach. Ellie is awaiting her Level 1 Qualification and will progress on to her Level 2.

Ellie works with our Recreation Gymnasts. As well as assisting with Senior and Junior Development

Olivia Vaughan

Olivia is one of our senior competitive gymnasts who has shown an interest in gymnastics coaching. Olivia has started volunteering and assisting with beginner and recreational classes to gain coaching experience under the direction of a qualified coach. Olivia will obtain her Core Proficiency Coaching Award and aspires to complete a Level 1 General Gymnastics coaching qualification as soon as she turns 16.

Olivia works with our Recreation Gymnasts. As well as assisting with Junior Development.

Charlie Radford

Charlie is one of our senior gymnasts who has shown an interest in gymnastics coaching. Charlie has started volunteering and assisting with beginner and recreational classes to gain coaching experience under the direction of a qualified coach. Charlie will obtain her Core Proficiency Coaching Award and aspires to complete a Level 1 General Gymnastics coaching qualification as soon as she turns 16.

Charlie works with our Recreation Gymnasts alongside a qualified coach.

April Middleton

April is one of our senior gymnasts who has shown an interest in gymnastics coaching. April has started volunteering and assisting with beginner and recreational classes to gain coaching experience under the direction of a qualified coach. April will obtain her Core Proficiency Coaching Award and aspires to complete a Level 1 General Gymnastics coaching qualification as soon as she turns 16.

April works with our Recreation Gymnasts alongside a qualified coach. As well as assisting with our Junior Development

Byron Clamp

Byron is one of our senior gymnasts who has shown an interest in gymnastics coaching. Byron has started volunteering and assisting with beginner and recreational classes to gain coaching experience under the direction of a qualified coach. Byron will obtain his Core Proficiency Coaching Award and aspires to complete a Level 1 General Gymnastics coaching qualification as soon as he turns 16.

Byron works with our Recreation Gymnasts alongside a qualified coach.

Christopher Thoday

Chris is one of our senior gymnasts who has shown an interest in gymnastics coaching. Chris has started volunteering and assisting with beginner and recreational classes to gain coaching experience under the direction of a qualified coach. Chris will obtain his Core Proficiency Coaching Award and aspires to complete a Level 1 General Gymnastics coaching qualification as soon as he turns 16.

Chris works with our Recreation Gymnasts alongside a qualified coach.

Matthew Saxton

Matt is one of our senior gymnasts who has shown an interest in gymnastics coaching. Matt has started volunteering and assisting with beginner and recreational classes to gain coaching experience under the direction of a qualified coach. Matt will obtain his Core Proficiency Coaching Award and aspires to complete a Level 1 General Gymnastics coaching qualification as soon as he turns 16.

Matt works with our Recreation Gymnasts alongside a qualified coach.

Keira Okrasa

Keira is one of our senior gymnasts who has shown an interest in gymnastics coaching. Keira has started volunteering and assisting with beginner and recreational classes to gain coaching experience under the direction of a qualified coach. Keira will obtain her Core Proficiency Coaching Award and aspires to complete a Level 1 General Gymnastics coaching qualification as soon as she turns 16.

Keira works with our Recreation Gymnasts alongside a qualified coach.

Hollie Winter

Hollie is one of our senior squad gymnasts who has shown an interest in gymnastics coaching. Hollie has started volunteering and assisting with beginner and recreational classes to gain coaching experience under the direction of a qualified coach. Hollie will obtain her Core Proficiency Coaching Award and aspires to complete a Level 1 General Gymnastics coaching qualification as soon as she turns 16.

Hollie works with our Recreation Gymnasts alongside a qualified coach.