West Wilts Gymnastics is a not-for-profit organisation and is structured as a Company Limited by Guarantee. Its principals and directors are Head Coach and Club Operations Director Sue Clark and her husband Kevin Borley.
All the Coaches and Volunteers at West Wilts Gymnastics have attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop and have Enhanced DBS clearance (CRB). All are members of British Gymnastics.
Sue Clark Sue has been in gymnastics since the age of 6. She started her career at the Christie Miller Sports Centre in Melksham, which eventually became the Wiltshire School of Gymnastics. Gymnastics is at the heart of the Clark family as her farther Roland was the first Chairman of the Wiltshire School of Gymnastics. Before starting her coaching career, Sue competed at County and South West level, before going to University. Whilst at University Sue gained a First Class Honours Degree in Sports and Exercise Sciences and English, and a Masters Degree in English Literature; as well as gaining considerable experience in Leisure Management and qualifying as a coach in a number of disciplines. Sue is a level 4 Coach in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics, and has been coaching gymnastics in excess of twenty years.
Kevin Borley Kevin is a Management Consultant and company director, specialising in large scale technology management with an interest in emerging technology and business strategy. As a result he spends considerable time in Silicon Valley. From a sports perspective, Kevin has been involved in club management for the past 40 years at both a local and national level. Sharing a passion with Sue for Scuba diving, Kevin is a qualified PADI Assistant Instructor and Emergency First Responder. Together Sue and Kev have dived in some of the most spectacular locations in the world, including Mexico, Australia, Egypt and Indonesia, although when not at the Gymnastics Club Kevin is more likely to be underwater in the English Channel or fishing for trout at Blagdon.
Yvonne Brice Yvonne is the one responsible for all of this: along with her husband Bob she began West Wilts Esprit Gymnastics Club as an After-School Club for the school more than 40 years ago. Yvonne now teaches the next generation of Recreational, Pre-School and first-stage Development gymnasts. She is our longest standing member of staff and is central to our team, not just because she keeps the rest of us in line!
Peter Quinney Along with Yvonne, Peter is also indirectly responsible for West Wilts Gymnastics being what it is today. He began the Gymnastics career of Sue many years ago with Christie Miller and later with Wiltshire School of Gymnastics. Peter teaches Trampolining and Rebound Therapy, and is Level 4 Coach in Trampolining and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics.
Leilah Antram Leilah is multi-talented: she is a Level 2 Coach in General Gymnastics and a Level 2 in Women’s Artistic. She also teaches Trampolining, Swimming, Street-Fit and is a Sports Masseuse.
Tracy Cavalla At one time a high-level competitive gymnast herself, Tracy is now a Level 3 General Coach, Level 1 Men’s Coach and Level 1 Rhythmic Coach. She is responsible for our Boy’s Programme, including our first ever Boy’s Squad, as well as Rhythmic Gymnastics on a Wednesday. She also coaches the Girls Regional Grade 6 Squad and Girls’ Wiltshire Grades Over 9s. Tracy is one of our Welfare Officers.
Vicki Scott Vicki coaches Recreational Gymnastics on a Thursday and Friday with Yvonne. Vicki is a Level 1 Coach in General Gymnastics, and her daughter Lauren is a member of the Wiltshire Pre-Level and Levels group.
Lukasz Susz Lukasz is a Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach and is currently attending a Level 2 course in Men’s Artistic. He works with the Boys’ Squad with Tracy, and also helps out wherever else he can! Lukasz’s daughter Oliwia attends Recreational Gymnastics with Zoe, and his youngest daughter attends Pre-School Gymnastics with Yvonne..
Janna Panter Janna occasionally covers Recreational Gymnastics and Trampolining for us. She is a Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach, and Level 3 Trampolining.
Emily Cox Emily is an ex-gymnast and a British Gymnastics Award Scheme Coach. She is new to the coaching team and is already proving herself to be great with the children and is showing huge potential for the future. At the moment Emily helps with Recreational lessons on a Wednesday and Saturday, and with Mini-Squad on a Saturday.
Tilly Vowles Tilly is an Award Scheme coach. She is at the University of Gloucestershire, but returns to help out in the holidays. Tilly is a former Squad gymnast with WWG.
Catherine Hall Catherine is an Award Scheme Coach who helps out wherever she can. Catherine is currently an Elite Squad member who trains 19 hours per week with Leilah and Sue.
Kirsty Mellen Kirsty is an Award Scheme Coach and currently trains with the Wiltshire Pre-Level and Levels group.
Wendy Craig-White Wendy is a Trampoline Coach and Judge, who helps out with cover for Trampolining lessons when required.
Cameron Sinden Cameron is an Elite Gymnast himself and a member of the Welsh Junior Squad. He helps out with the Boys’ Squad on Friday evenings and generally scares us silly with his feats on the high bar and DMT!!
Andrew Paul Andrew is a Volunteer Coach and helps with the Recreational classes on Saturday morning, one of which his son Harry attends. Andrew is also one of our Welfare Officers.
Gee Foskett Gee is an amateur Pole Dancer and one of our Adult Gymnasts. She helps out with Rhythmic Gymnastics on a Wednesday.
Mike Young Mike is a Level 2 Parkour UK Coach who runs our Parkour sessions on Sundays 11am-2pm. Catch him on YouTube!!
Josh Josh is a Level 1 Parkour UK Coach who assists Mike with the Sunday sessions. Josh is currently qualifying as a Level 2, so watch this space for more Parkour sessions at WWG!
Hayleigh Freestone Hayleigh is a Club Judge and former Levels gymnast, and helps out with the Squad groups on a Monday.
Joy Rickard Joy is our part-time Receptionist and Administrator, and looks after all our information storage. Her sons Alex and Sam are part of the Boys’ Squad.
Sam Coulton Sam is our wonderful Cleaner, and makes sure everything in the facility is up together!
Sally Clark Sally is a Volunteer and helps at with Reception, Caretaking and Administration.
Roly Clark Roly is a Volunteer and helps out with Caretaking and DIY!