Coaches, Senior Coaches and Management

Ainsty GTC consists of a team of competent, committed and experienced employees. Allow us to introduce them to you on this page

Rob Loach

Managing Director

Qualifications

Level 3 UKG Advanced Coach

BG qualification in Gymnastics for Teachers

BG qualification in Trampoline for Teachers

Level 3 safeguarding trained.

Designated Safeguarding Lead trained.

Safer recrutiment trained.

First Aid.

BA(hons) Sport Studies,

PGCE PE,

NPQH

Experience

30+ years sports coaching experience

17 years teaching experience

Experienced Headteacher

Debbie Loach

Managing Director

Qualifications

Level 2 UK Gymnastics Coach

Level 1 UK Gymnastics Coach

PGCE in Primary Education,

Safeguarding

First Aid

Experience

25+ years as a primary teacher which includes 8 years as a reception teacher and 5 years as an Assistant Headteacher.

 

Deb joins her husband to help run Ainsty GTC. She will support the development of reception classes and Playgym, as well as manage sites and support staff with their career development.

 

Deb coaches at PlayGym and Vale of York

Joe Samuels

Club Manager

Joe is Club Manager and Senior Leader for Trampoline.

 

Qualifications

 Level 2 BG Level 2 Trampoline Coach

First Aid

 Enrolled on Trampoline Module 1 of BG Level 3 Course. 

 

Joe works full-time and will rotate around all our sites. 

Sam Coppack

Head Coach

Qualifications:

Level 2 UK Gymnastics Coach

Level 2 Parkour/Freerunning Coach (QCF)

Level 1 UK Gymnastics Coach

Experience:

Sam coaches gymnastics, GymPacT and Parkour. His enthusiasm and passion for Parkour has helped boys and girls alike develop in this sport.

 

Sam coaches at Huntington, York Steiner, Vale of York, Energi and Energise

Abi Preston

Senior Coach

Qualifications

Womens Artistic Club Judge

BG Level 2 Gymnastics Coach

BG Level 1 Gymnastics Coach

Safeguarding

First Aid at Work

Experience

Abi is an experienced gymnastics coach and has participated in gymnastics since the age of 5. Through her judging experience she has an increased understanding of the requirements and necessities needed in gymnastics.

 

Abi coaches at Energise, Huntington, The Mount and Vale of York. She is also one of our PlayGym coaches.

Caitlin Steel

Club Coach & Acting Senior Coach

Qualifications:

NVQ Level 2 Activity leadership in Gymnastics (Dec 2018 completed)

Level 2 UK Gymnastics Coach

Level 1 UK Gymnastics Coach

First Aid

Experience:

 Caitlin is a very experienced coach in gymnastics, cheerleading, tumbling and artistic techniques.

She also teaches our PlayGym classes

 

Caitlin works full-time with us at all of our sites.

Jo Devereux

Welfare Officer

Jo is our welfare officer. Her role involves ensuring the welfare of our children. She has safeguarding qualifications. You may also see her around at sessions helping out.

 

07922 152 925

Sophie Nugent

Senior Coach

Qualifications

Level 2 Trampoline Coach.

First Aid

Enrolled on Trampoline Module 1 of BG   Level 3 Course. 

Experience

Sophie is an experience Trampoline Coach.

In her spare time helps out with St John Ambulance.

 

Sophie coaches at our Archbishop Holgate's site.

Hope Roberts

Senior Coach

Qualifications

UKCC Level 2 Tumbling Coach

UKCC Level 1 Tumbling Coach

Experience

Hope is an experienced coach in both gymnastics and tumbling. Prior to coaching, Hope competed as part of the Great Britain Tumbling team. Her love of gymnastics and tumbling is evident and we know will inspire our students

 

Hope coaches our Acro and Tumbling classes at Archbishop Holgates

Jess O'Sullivan

Club Coach

Qualifications:

Level 1 BG Gymnastics Coach

BG Gymnastics Proficiency Award

Experience:

Prior to coaching, Jess was an Elite gymnast herself. She has experience in all aspects of recreational gymnastics across all ages

 Safeguarding trained

 

Jess coaches at Energise and The Mount

Suzanne Thorndyke

Club Coach & Acting Senior Coach

Qualifications:

Level 1 BG Gymnastics Coach

First Aid 

Experience:

 Experienced with recreational gymnastics

 

Suzanne coaches at Energise

Freddie Loach

Club Coach

Qualifications:

Level 2 UK Gymnastics Coach

Level 1 UK Gymnastics Coach

BG Gymnastics Proficiency Award

First Aid

Experience:

Coaches trampoline, gymnastics and Parkour

 

Freddie is currently at Uni, but will be back at various sites during the holidays.

Lucy Williams

Club Coach

Qualifications:

Level 2 UK Gymnastics Coach

Level 1 UK Gymnastics Coach

Experience:

She is experienced in recreational gymnastics

 

Lucy coaches at York Steiner.

Rebecca Dowell

Club Coach

Qualifications

Level 1 UK Gymnastics Coach

BG Proficiency Award

Experience

Rebecca is First Aid trained

 

Rebecca coaches at Energise and the Mount

Holly Dawes

Club Coach

Qualifications

Level 3 BTEC in Sport and Exercise Science (TBA).

Level 1 UK Gymnastics Coach

First Aid

Experience

Cheerleading and gymnastics experience

 

Holly coaches gymnastics at Vale of York.

 

Luke Edmond

Club Coach

Qualifications

Level 2 UK Gymnastics Coach

Level 1 UK Gymnastics Coach

Experience

Luke is currently enrolling on the Level 2 NVQ in Activity Leadership.

His own skills are in Martial Arts,

Yoga and Fitness.

 

Luke coaches at all of our sites.

Jemma Evennett

Club Coach

Qualifications

UKCC Level 1 Gymnastics Coach

Safeguarding

First Aid

Experience

Jemma is an experienced coach who, when younger,  was an elite gymnast competing in both Artistic Gymnastics and Tumbling.

 

Jemma coaches gymnastics at Vale of York.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Ainsty Gymnastics & Trampoline Club

Phone:

     Rob: 07856 602 199

     Joe: 07548 669 595

 Office: 01904 737 563
E-mail:    

    admin@ainstygtc.co.uk

  For Party queries:

    parties@ainstygtc.co.uk

  For Trampoline queries:

    joe@ainstygtc.co.uk

Facebook page:   

    AinstyGTC1

Twitter:

    ainstygtc

 

Join us!

We offer Gymnastics, Trampoline, Parkour, GymPacT and, for the younger gymnasts, PlayGym. If you have a child who is interested in any of these recreational activities and want to learn new skills, why not join us today?

 

Club sites

York Sites:

  • York Steiner School
  • Archbishop Holgates School
  • Energi Trampoline Park
  • Huntington School
  • Vale of York Academy
  • Energise Leisure Centre
  • The Mount School

Wetherby Sites:

  • Wetherby High School

 

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