Meet our Diamond Team!
Debie is an ex gymnast who competed at County Level. After a break from the sport, she later volunteered at another Kent Club. There, Debie developed and trained several Kent Champions and headed up the Spires Academy Gymnastics Team who have brought home National Titles.
Debie has carried on with her Coaching Qualification and in January 2020 passed the 4 practical Modules for Women's Artistic Level 3 Award. This is added to her Pre-School Level 1, British Gymnastics Mentor, safeguarding and First Aid Qualification.
Debie also heads up our Young Leadership Academy which enourages Young Adults to volunteer within the sport and develop their own coaching style. 2 of the Young Leaders she has mentored have gone on to receive a nomination for a National Award; One of whom, went on to win BG National Volunteer of the Year Award.
Clare started out as a parent of 3 girls attending gymnastics. Over the years she has become more involved in the sport. Clare has achieved her Level 1 General Gymnastics Coaching Award and Level 1 Floor & Vault Judge. Clare has more recently become our Club's Welfare Officer.
These are 3 of our Young Leader who give up their time to volunteer at the Club. They are all gymnasts with County, South East and National School titles.
They are very talented coaches having completed their foundation coaching and judging courses.
All three of them have volunteered at National Events for British Gymnastics and received National recognition.