Ashley Beaver – Head Coach
Ashley was a dancer between the age of 5 – 16 yrs old. He then turned his hand to Sports Acrobatics and has been twice British Champion in Mens Pairs and competed for Great Britain for 5 years. After competing internationally for 5 years he then went on to work for Cirque du Soleil as a featured performer in the show ‘Varekai’. Ashley has been performing adagio acrobatics and static trapeze with his partner Sarah for 8 years. He is a Club Coach in Sports Acro and is taking many courses to update his qualifications to keep current in the gymnastics world.
Sarah Needham – Head Coach
Sarah has been involved in Gymnastics since the age of 5. Based at Heathrow Gymnastics Club she has competed in Artistic, Sports Acrobatic and Sports Aerobic. Sarah was 4 times British Champion in Womens trio for Sports Aerobics and has competed for Great Britain at European and World Championships. Sarah is qualified as a Club Coach in Sports Acro, Senior Club Coach in Artistic and Fitness Ballet. She has been in charge of the Mini Squad and coached in acrobatics at Heathrow gym for 10 yrs and coached at many Schools and clubs.
Si-Wan Cheung – Coach
Si-Wan is a level 3 General Gymnastics Club Coach, and has been teaching since she was 14 Years old. She has taught both here in England, and in America at summer camps, and has taught children from as young as 3 to 18 years old. As a gymnast, Si-Wan competed as an artistic gymnast when she was younger, and then in Sport Acrobatics for 11 years at Richmond, and competed regionally, nationally, and internationally. All in all, she has been involved in gymnastics for over 26 years!
Louise Wheeler – Coach
Lousie was a gymnast from the age of seven and started coaching when she was fifteen at Abbey Gymnastics. She has been teaching gymnastics at Booker Gym Club for the last eight years where she has gained her Level 2 Women’s Artistic qualification, alongside Vault and Floor Judging Qualification Level 1 and add on Module Level 2 for Freestyle Gymnastics. Louise teaches a range of ages from toddler to adult gym and a mixture of abilities.
Sarai Morales – Coach
“I started gymnastics when I was 4 years old ( in Mexico) and kept it up until i was 19 years old and was competing national level . I started coaching since i was 17 years old in Mexico . When i was 19 i moved to Canada and coached there for 5 years (national level gymnasts) I then moved to the UK and have been with top schools coaching and taking them to nationals and coaching a little of recreational gymnastics.”
Louise Mearns – Coach and Welfare Officer
Louise is qualified in General Gym Level 4 and in Team Gym. She also judges every year for Floor and Vault and Team Gym competitions. Louise is also the clubs Welfare Officer.-
Lizzy Hughes – Assistant Coach
Lizzy joined H.G.C. in 2011, has been in the top level of all her gym classes with us and has won the H.G.C. Cup. Lizzy has recently passed her Level 1 General Gymnastics course to get her foot on the ladder to becoming a great coach. She is very fun and happy and always shows a willingness to learn.
Thomas Halle – Assistant Coach
Tom is one of our longest running boys at the club. It has been great to see him develop his gymnastic skills with us and he is now passing his knowledge on to our youngest members.
Hilary Needham – Administrator
Hilary deals with the waiting list, any payment issues, holiday classes and all the clubs emails and administrative duties. She truly is worth her weight in gold.
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