Credentials

Education

B.ED St Mary’s University College Strawberry Hill Twickenham, (History and Movement Studies -PE)
Associate Teacher Research – Cognitive Development Cambridge


Employment

AN experienced Special school and mainstream teacher, recently retired (early) as Assistant Head Teacher at Homerton College of Technology, Hackney. I was a consultant on Equality and Race for the F.A. National workshops on Equality. I currently run my own consultancy company delivering in Education to a number of schools as well as working in Football Coach Education, Football Foundation Kickz Project, Safeguarding Children and Equality. I run courses for Professional Clubs, Prisoners, Disability groups as well as Young Offenders.


Football

UEFA ‘A’ Licence Coach
F.A. Coach Educator Level 1 and Level 2s
F.A Centre for Safeguarding and Emergency Aid
V2 External Verifier – 1st4sport, Badminton, Sport To Tackle Youth Crime, Tennis, Basketball,  Level 3 Certificate in Achieving Excellence in Sports Performance, Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Sports Performance,  Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the delivery of Physical Education and School Sport, 1st4sport Functional Skills Qualifications in English and Maths (Literacy and Numeracy) at Level 1 and Level 2

IV Internal Verifier

1st4Sport Tutor, Safeguarding Children 1 and 2, Equity, Disability, Positive Behaviour in Sport
Gibraltar FA Coach Education
FAI Coach Educator UEFA ‘B’ Part 1 and 2. FAI Coach Educator UEFA ‘A’ Assistant Director
Sports Coach UK Safeguarding Children Tutor
YMCA Tutor and Exercise and Fitness Instructor, CYQ Level 1 Tutor
Graduate Teacher Trainer – Southend Teacher Training Partnership, Essex

I have been a Coach Educator since 1996. I have run coach educator courses for Essex, Middlesex as well as Herts. I was the Lead Coach Education Tutoring for Chelsea, Spurs, West Ham and Charlton at Level 2. I have experience of coaching at a number of London clubs and I was Director of Academy Satellite for Charlton 1996-2000. Since 2000 I have directed centres of Development as well as coaching for Wimbledon and West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur F.C. as well as Fulham Talent and Identification Regional Manager. I have coached at Non League and Leyton Orient Ladies F.C. I have been Assistant to the Director of Coach Education courses for UEFA ‘A’ and ‘B’ for the FAI. I have started my own company that deals with Coach Education for football as well as offering schools In Service Training. I also offer First Aid Training and Coach Education nationally for the Football Foundation and Gibraltar. I have worked with Spurs Mencap and several other Disability groups. As a Safeguarding Children Tutor I was part of the working party that wrote the current Safeguarding Children Resource book.  I was honoured to be picked to deliver Mental Health Awareness workshops Nationally to Professional Football Clubs, Academies, Higher Education Establishments as well as schools and Education groups.

As an experienced Special Needs teacher, who has worked in all spheres of Special Needs, and a Coach Educator I have been directly involved in working with people who often find the current programmes difficult.

Includingsport Ltd is currently delivering Mental Health Awareness  to various organisations. Working with the LTA and with the PGA I am running pilot workshops with a view to delivering Nationally. I have been involved with Industry Qualifications (IQ) to develop and produce Level 1,2 and 3 Nationally Recognised courses for Mental Health Awareness.

Includingsport Ltd is also delivering Unconscious Bias to various organisations.

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