Meet our Coaching Team

 

We currently have several coaches, with many of them having grown up with the club, competing for us along the way. They all have a passion for trampolining giving all our members the best possible experience of trampolining. Right through from our head coach, to volunteer coaches and helpers we can offer you the right level of coaching and support during your time at Activ8.

Deb Danks
Head Coach

Coaching Level: Level 4 

Years Coaching: Over 30

Other Positions held: West Midlands BSGA Schools competition organiser, BSGA trampoline committee, Level 2 Judge.

Interesting Fact: In her spare time Deb enjoys Swimming, Walking, gardening, reading, Psychology. 

Ade Mullis
Club Coach

Coaching level: Level 2

Years with Activ8: 12
Other Positions Held: Vice-Chair
Interesting fact: Adrian has an allotment

 

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Marcus Atkin
 Club Coach

Coaching level: Level 2

Years with Activ8: 11
Other Positions Held: Committee Member
Interesting fact: Marcus has swam with Ellie Simmonds

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Paul Coates

Development Coach

Coaching level: High Performance Coach

Years Coaching: Over 30

Other Positions Held: Committee Member

Interesting fact: Paul is a qualified disabilities coach

 

Sara Francis- Sterling
Club Coach

Coaching level: Level 2 
Years with Activ8: 15
Other Positions Held: Squad Coach
Interesting factSara's favourite game is hide and seek

 

John Price
DMT Coach

Coaching level: Level 4

Years Coaching: 
Interesting fact

 

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Ben Mullis-Hunt
Assistant Coach
Sally Clarke
Assistant Coach

Coaching level: Level 1

Years with Activ8: 12
Interesting fact

 

Coaching level: Level 1

Years with Activ8: 16
Other Positions Held: Treasurer
Interesting fact: Sally is a qualified football referee

 

Judy Kenyon
Assistant Coach
Avtar Plaha 
Assistant Coach

Coaching level: Level 1

Years with Activ8: 12
Other Positions Held: Secretary
Interesting fact: Judy is a qualified scubadiver 

 

Coaching level: Level 1

Years with Activ8: 10
Interesting fact: Av organised a charity ball, raising £10,000 for meningitis and Birmingham Children's Hospital 

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Ollie Atkin
Proficiency Coach
Lindsay Atkin
Assistant Coach

Years with Activ8: 11
Interesting fact: Ollie supports Aston Villa FC

Years with Activ8: 11
Other Positions Held: Competition Secretary
Interesting fact: Lindsay is allergic to apples