Lizzie is our superb athletics coach who helps us all over the place! Whilst currently studying at the University of Gloucestershire, she has completed her level 2 Athletics qualification to gain even greater coaching knowledge. Lizzie also supports with holiday camp activities as well as weekly sessions for students of Gloucestershire College.
Ciaran officially joined as a Nova Junior Coach in February 2019 after demonstrating fantastic ability to engage with younger kids in a sporting environment. With a background in rugby, football and fishing, Ciaran throws himself into every challenge and is holds his Level 2 Coaching qualification in rugby. He also has a huge passion for boccia and is a qualified official of the sport.
DIRECTOR & HOLIDAY CAMP COACH
Aled graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in Sports and Social Science and has nurtured into a fine Teacher of Physical Education. Not only does he sit as one of Nova's Directors, but he also helps coach during the holidays and brings with him a wealth of experience- particularly in trampolining, gymnastics and dance!
☆ VOLUNTEER ☆
Holly is a regular volunteer and was Nova's first official work experience student in July 2019. Holly excels across a variety of sports, including tennis and kayaking. A keen horse rider, Holly gets on really well with all the participants she works with and has a strong track record of Rock Paper Scissors!
DIRECTOR & COACH
Jenny has great experience in the sports development industry and specialises in working with schools and community groups. A coach in Powerchair Football, Boccia and Athletics, she has helped set-up a number of sports teams and even run a regional sports league!
Meet our Staff
DIRECTOR & COACH
Alex is an experienced coach and is qualified across Rugby and Wheelchair Basketball, as well as Skiing and even Dodgeball! His versatility means he can deliver sessions across a wide variety of sports and enjoys developing both participants and volunteers.