MEET THE TEAM

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DAVID JOHNSON

CEO & SENIOR PE ADVISOR

A former Assistant Head and LA Advisor, Dave has worked on projects for Sport England and the YST before founding PEAK in 2015.

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GEMMA NICHOLSON
TRAINING MANAGER

Gemma joins PEAK having had a successful teaching career following her degree in Sport and Exercise Science.

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DAVID ROBERTS
PESSPA MANAGER

A former FA Youth Cup winner with Liverpool, David joins us from a Premier Sport partnership in the North West.

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ADAM EADINGTON
PE EDUCATOR

Adam rejoins us having completed his L3 Teaching Assistant course with us in 2022. A high level rugby player and coach and outstanding PE teacher.

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LYNSAY HUGHES
PE EDUCATOR & PECS MENTOR

Lynsay has years of experience teaching primary PE both in the UK and abroad. Lynsay is also a qualified swimming teacher.

lynsay@peak-sport.co.uk

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AMBER COCHRANE
PE EDUCATOR & PECS MENTOR

Amber has joined PEAK following completion of her PE and Sports Coaching degree at Sunderland University.

amber@peak-sport.co.uk

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JOSH CONROY
PE EDUCATOR & PECS MENTOR

Josh joins PEAK having gained 6 years worth of primary PE teaching experience at Sporting Chance and Yarm Preparatory School.

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GAYNOR SUTHERLAND
WRAP AROUND CARE MANAGER

Gaynor is an experienced practitioner having had experience as a nursery nurse and fitness instructor. Gaynor runs our WAC at Riverside.

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JEN THOMPSON
WRAP AROUND CARE COACH

Jen joins our WAC team having worked in schools delivering hula-hoop dance she is also a qualified fitness instructor.

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GEORGIA POWELL
PE EDUCATOR TRAINEE

Georgia is a national level rower and competes for and coaches at Tees Rowing Club. Also an experienced coach in a range of sports.

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HEATHER HEWITT
PRIMARY PE ACTIVATOR

Heather joins us having had plenty of experience of working with children and having played a wide range of sports.

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SIMON WEAVER
PE EDUCATOR & WAC COACH

Martial arts instructor and personal trainer, Simon has joined PEAK from a private provider of a North East Pupil Referral Unit.

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JULIA STOREY
PRIMARY PE ACTIVATOR

Julia joins us having been a dancer and with experience as a karate coach and having extensive experience working with SEND children.

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CRAIG MUTER
PRIMARY PE ACTIVATOR

Craig joins our team with a wealth of football coaching knowledge and having completed a L3 scholarship in Sporting Excellence. 

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ADAM COTTRELL
PE EDUCATOR

Adam joins following his Sports Coaching degree from Sunderland University and having g a huge amount of experience in grassroots sport.

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JAMIE MOORE

PRIMARY PE ACTIVATOR

Jodie joins us following a successful career to date as a dance instructor and performer. He has taught children dance for many years.

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ELLIE WARDELL
PRIMARY PE ACTIVATOR

Ellie joins us with an SLA award she received at school and is a qualified gymnastics coach where she works with younger children.

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LAURA KELLY
APPRENTICE TUTOR & SALES EXEC.

Laura tutors our L3 Early Educator apprentices and joins PEAK following a successful career in primary schools and nurseries.

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ANDY WOODWARD
APPRENTICE TUTOR

Andy is a high level strength and conditioning coach of international athletes. Andy tutors our L4 Sports Coach apprentices.

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KELLY JACKSON
APPRENTICE TUTOR

Kelly tutors our L3 Business Admin apprentices. An experienced administrator and freelance tutor/ assessor and compliance officer.

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KATE RICHARDSON
APPRENTICE TUTOR

Kate tutors our L3 Teaching Assistant apprentices and joins PEAK following a successful teaching career.

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BEX WALTON
EVENTS COACH

Since joining us Bex has been a key part of our events team having covered events all over the North East. Our star trooper!

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SHAUN RAMSEY
EVENTS COACH

Shaun joins us as an events coach. He is eager learn and has quickly developed key skills which are making him an important part of the team.

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RACHEL FOREMAN
EVENTS COACH

A former PEAK apprentice we are delighted to retain Rachel on the team, a former England U19 cricketer Rachel also covers PE delivery.