Meet the Coaches


Sue Birchall

Managing Director of Falcon Gymnastics Club

Coaching since:  1985
Qualifications: British Gymnastics Level 4 Coach in Acrobatic Gymnastics
British Gymnastics Club Judge
Acknowledgements: National Schools Mixed Pair Champion 1980
2002 Bedford Sports Coach of the Year

Carl Denham

Head Performance Coach

Coaching since:  2002
Qualifications: British Gymnastics Level 4 Coach in Acrobatic Gymnastics
British Gymnastics Level 2 Trampoline Coach
British Gymnastics Club Judge
Acknowledgements: National Mixed Pair Champion 2010
2012 Bedford Sports Coach of the Year

Hannah Byers

General Manager

Coaching since:  2008
Qualifications: British Gymnastics Level 3 Coach in Acrobatic Gymnastics
British Gymnastics Level 1 Coach in Pre-School Gymnastics
British Gymnastics Level 1 Trampoline Coach
British Gymnastics Club Judge
Acknowledgements: Regional Champion – Women’s Group

Nikki Woodworth

Competition Squad Coach

Coaching since:  1985
Qualifications: British Gymnastics Level 4 Coach in Acrobatic Gymnastics
British Gymnastics Level 2 in Pre-School Gymnastics
Acknowledgements: National Silver Medalist – Women’s Group
Volunteer of the Year 2019 at the Bedford Sports Awards

Liam Ross

Competition Squad Coach

Coaching since:  2002
Qualifications: British Gymnastics Level 4 Coach in Acrobatic Gymnastics
British Gymnastics Club Judge
Acknowledgements: National Mixed Pair Champion 2011

 


Jon Young

Senior Coach – Competition Squad, General Club and Freerunning 

Coaching since:  2012
Qualifications: British Gymnastics Level 2 Coach in Acrobatic Gymnastics
British Gymnastics Level 2 Free Running Coach
British Gymnastics CPD Pre-School / Aerobics Coach
Acknowledgements: National Finalist – Men’s Group and Mixed Pair

 


Hannah Shri

Session Leader

Coaching since:  1999 – returned to Falcon 2019
Qualifications: British Gymnastics Level 3 Coach in Acrobatic Gymnastics
Acknowledgements: Regional Champion

 


Mel Hale

Admin Support

 

 

 

 


Levelled & Competition Squad Coaches

  • Vicky Ingram
  • Shantae Pitts-Wallace-Luke
  • Mimi Derilo
  • Mia Stevenson
  • Natasha Denham

Cheerleading Coaches

Kieran Smith

Cheerleading Coach

 

Coaching since:  2017
Qualifications: BGU Cheerleading Stunts, Tosses and Tumbling Level 3
Acknowledgements: National Champion

Sarah Kemp

Cheerleading Coach

Coaching since:  2014
Qualifications: BGU Cheerleading Stunts, Tosses and Tumbling Level 3
Acknowledgements: National Champion