Staff Contacts

Staff - Contacts and Biographies

Women's Artistic Gymnastics

Adam Folwell - Head of Women's Artistic - [email protected]

Level 5 HPC WAG, Level 4 MAG, been with the club for over 30 years as a gymnast and coach. Former BG National WAG Development Coach and International Gymnast, representing England and GB

Lisa Breed - Deputy of Women's Artistic - [email protected]

BSc Hons Sports Coaching; PGCE Primary Education (Masters Level);  gymnastics for over 15 years; qualified gym instructor; Former KS2 Primary Teacher (6 years) and PE Subject Leader. Previous experience in performance analysis.

Rosie Stanford - Senior Women's Artistic - [email protected] gymnastics.org

Women’s Artistic gymnastics coach with over 15 years experience. Coach at Huntingdon gymnastics since 2012 . Coach to previous County, Regional, England, GB pathway squad gymnasts aswell as coach to the Junior British teams Non squad champions 2018 and bronze medalists 2017

Mat Cooper - A Squad - [email protected]

Charlotte McKenna - Womens Performance Squad Coach - [email protected]

Level 3 WAG, was a former gymnast at Huntingdon and a former international gymnast for GB, Norther Ireland and Ireland competing at Commonwealth Games 2010, European championships 2011 and World championships 2011. After finishing my gymnastics career at age 18 I then decided to go straight into coaching and have been coaching for the past 9 years

Men's Artistic Gymnastics

Ben Howells - Head of Men's Artistic - [email protected]

High performance MA coach. Senior Club WA coach. 30 years coaching experience. Previously 15 years as regional coach (East). Coach to numerous GB National squad and International competing gymnasts; in recent years - Welsh commonwealth gymnast and youth European plus senior European gymnasts.

James Barley - Deputy Men's Artistic - [email protected]

UKCC level 3 Men’s coach since 2016, 4 years at HGC, 11 years as Deputy MA coach at Plymouth Swallows with 5 years as part of the South West regional coaching team. 2 years owning and running Plymouth Community Gymnastics Club. NVQ in Activity leadership and BA Hons in Design. 

Nathan Comber - A Squad & Coach CPD Co-Ordinator- [email protected]

I have a 2:1 in Sport and Exercise Science from University of Birmingham and I am a Level 2 Coach in both Men’s' Artistic Gymnastics and Trampolining, working towards my Level 3 award in Men’s' Artistic. I started coaching aged 13, coached part time throughout my education, and begun coaching full time after graduating. I have taught a variety of ages and abilities in Clubs, Universities, Schools and Summer Camps, including Woodward Camp in Pennsylvania, USA. I have also competed at University Level and National Level in both Gymnastics and Trampolining. 

Steve Davison - Volunteer Coach and Judge - [email protected]

I have been coaching at Huntingdon since 2009 and have coaching qualifications cover men’s and women’s artistic, gymnastics for all and free style. I’m also a qualified National judge and have judged National and international competitions. Outside of gymnastics I’m a qualified electrical design engineer

Participation

Chris Sellors - Deputy Head Boys Participation and Recreational - [email protected]

Katie Peace - Deputy Head Girls Partiipation and Recreational - [email protected]

Former gymnast from age 4-16 with 8 years of gymnastics coaching across a number of different clubs, currently level 2 WAG; BSc Hons Sport Health and Exercise Science with a year in sports development for my professional placement.

Aaron Strachan - General Coach, Work experience co-ordinator - [email protected]

A* Music & Music Programming, Level 2 Personal Trainer, Level 1 General Gymnastics coach, Level 2 Men’s Artistic Coach, Club Judge, Ex Gymnast, 4-5 years with HGC (coaching). Coaches Pre-school through to Men’s Squad

Jack Webb - General Coach - [email protected]

Full time gymnastics coach: Sport and exercise science undergraduate and fully qualified Secondary school PE teacher.  Ex gymnast with previous national competitive experience, Level 3 personal trainer with 3 years in coaching multiple sports, including Rugby, Football and Gymnastics.

Charlotte Murie - General Coach - [email protected]

Level one gymnastics coaching, completed level one and two sports studies up to a double merit, was an apprentice at the club now coaching full time

Ellie Howells - General Coach - [email protected]

I have been a part of the gymnastics club for a very long time - whether it be doing gymnastics myself, working in the café, reception or as a volunteer coach. I am now a full time coach after coming back from university, and I am currently working towards my WAG Level 1

Teegan Barnes - General Coach - [email protected]

Tilly Manser - Trainee General Coach Apprentice - [email protected]

I have been coaching gymnastics for 8 years to all different age groups. I have just become an apprentice coach at this club and am working towards a Level 2 Community activator coach NVQ as well as my level 1 qualification in woman’s artistic gymnastics.

Evie Belchier - General Coach

Level 1 Women's Artistic Gymnastics coach, current gymnast (for 14 years), coaching at HGC for 4 years (including when I volunteered), coach Recreational and Improvers

Ben Ramnath – General Coach

Level one trainee coach, 5 years as competitive gymnast, GCSE sports studies qualification, Level 2 Merit engineering, Coaches Recreational & Improver boys

Early Years and Preschool

Head of Preschool Gymnastics - Beccy Chapman - [email protected]

BSc Sports Studies and Dance. Women’s Artistic high performance coach and assistant to squads. Women’s Artistic county Judge. 30 years with HGC. Ex Regional squad Gymnasts, level 4 RAD Ballet.1st aid response trained. Background in Women’s high performance and development plan gymnastics. National judging, competition organising, Home Nations, National, Regional and County squad coaching.

Phil Tonge - Daytime and Participation coach - [email protected]

Welfare

Nikki Scarfe - [email protected]

Office and Management

Club Mananger - Adam Scott - [email protected]

Sport Science graduate with 25 years of gymnastics coaching experience, HPC MA,  L4 SC WA, L3 3style coach, Club Coach Pre-School, MA National Judge

Office Manager - Sue Besant - [email protected]

37 years background in administration and project/team management. Extensive background in working for charities, including adult literacy/numeracy, housing, and offender re-training. Assistant to Dame Evelyn Glennie, and public service administrator.  BA (hons) English and History, Post Graduate Diploma in Ancient History, Post Graduate Diploima in Business Management, AAT Level 3.

Administrator - Stacey Parry - [email protected]

20 Years customer service experience. Working towards BSC hons degree in Psychology, due to graduate In 2022. Background in retail team leading, hospitality and office administration.

Evening and Weekend Reception

Sally Bellamy - [email protected]

Evelyn Davies - [email protected]

Trustees

Tim Sharpington - Chair

Zoe McGowan - Treasurer and Secretary

Nikki Scarfe

Sarah Scott

Shirley Scotcher

Steve Davison

Emily Brook