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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
OPERATIONS MANAGER

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

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MATHEW JOHNSTON
SPORTS COACH TUTOR & PESSPA LEAD

Mathew is a high level multi-sport coach having previously founded and ran 'I Am Sports'. Mathew tutors our L4 Sports Coach apprentices.

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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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IAN  HORABIN
PE EDUCATOR & COACH MENTOR

Ian is an experienced school PE coach having formerly run his own coaching company. Ian will be delivering PE and supervising our Gateshead Pioneers.

ian@peak-sport.co.uk

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JENNY WALLS
PE EDUCATOR & PIONEERS COACH

Jenny is a qualified L3 Sports Coach who will be dividing her time between delivering PE and helping at Pioneers Clubs.

info@peak-sport.co.uk

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JAMIE MOORE
APPRENTICE TUTOR

Jamie tutors our L3 teaching assistants having completed his apprenticeship with PEAK. Jamie is also an accomplished dance instructor.

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KATE SLEE
APPRENTICE TUTOR

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

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KELLY JACKSON
LEAD APPRENTICE TUTOR

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

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RULA GONGAS
PIONEERS COACH

Rula is an experienced dancer and children's entertainer wanting to develop her skills into an educational setting.

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PAT FOREMAN
APPRENTICE TUTOR

Pat is a former teacher and trainer/ assessor who tutors our L4 sports coach apprentices in London and Essex.

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BETH LOWERY
PIONEERS COACH

Beth joined us as a PE Educator and her ability to work with young children, honed through years of working in sport has become a huge asset.

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ADAM BROWN
TRAILBLAZERS COACH

Adam has a huge amount of experience volunteering in grassroots sport especially in football where he coaches his own team.

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MATTHEW KELLY
TRAILBLAZERS COACH

Matthew is an outstanding kickboxer and helps coach and develop children and young people at his club.

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ELLA ROBERTS
EY EDUCATOR & PIONEERS COACH

Ella joins us a a specialist early years educator and will be supporting wrap-around care provision. A former dancer and gymnast.

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OWEN RICHARDSON
PIONEERS COACH

Owen joins us having just finished  studying sport and exercise science. Owen plays football, tennis and rugby and will be a great asset to our team.

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JORDAN PLUNKETT
PIONEERS COACH

Jordan currently plays football in the Prudhoe Northern League. He was a young sports leader and brings football coaching experience to our team.

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ELLE-LEIGH HALL
PIONEERS COACH

Elle-Leigh joins us having experience of working with children in her previous roles. She plays football and has previous coaching experience.

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LYLA MCPHERSON
PIONEERS COACH

Lyla is a talented dancer and has competed in competitions both as part of a team and individually. She also has experience of working with children.

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EMMA FAWKES
PIONEERS COACH

Emma joins our Pioneers team having experience in counselling and children's mental health.  She is a fantastic addition to our team.

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ISOBEL HARMISON
PIONEERS COACH

Isabel joins us with a knowledgeable background in cricket. She loved school and wants to ensure that children have the same experience.

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PAIGE PHILLIPS
PIONEERS COACH

Paige joins our Pioneers team as a sports coach apprentice. She has a huge passion for helping children stay active.

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FRANCESCA DU RANDT
PIONEERS COACH

Francesca is a keen all round sportswoman who has a passion for rugby and working with early years children

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OWEN McCAUGHY
PIONEERS COACH

Owen is a genuine all-round sportsman having competed locally in a wide number of sports and is wanting to develop his skills to be a PE teacher.

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BECKY WALKER
PIONEERS COACH

Becky joins us having had a career break, she has a fantastic attitude towards working with children and will be an asset for Pioneers.

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