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Ace of Clubs

Trampolining & Gymnastics

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I have been coaching trampolining for many years, with my first international performer competing in 1980. I have also been a National Trampolining Judge since 1982, and International Judge since 1992.


I have coached performers at all levels, from beginners and recreational bouncers, up to and including World and European Gold Medallists. I am a high performance coach and have also coached numerous international trampolinists from other countires (USA, Canada, Switzerland, South Africa & Sweden).


I have a current and enhanced CRB/DBS, a Child Protection Certificate, Safeguarding and Protecting Children Certificate, and I am First Aid trained. (Please note, all coaches with Ace of Clubs Trampolining are DBS (CRB) checked before they can commence working with us).  I am also a fully qualified teacher, and I have spent most of my working career in sports centre management, in both dedicated sports centres and dual use facilities.


Performers I have coached:


Andrea Holmes:   World, European, European Youth, World Cup, British Age & National Champion.


Penny Thomas:   European & European Youth Synchro, British Age Group Champion and Synchro medallist at World Championships


Lesley Hagon:   British Youth International, Age Group Medallist


Kelly Fowler:   British Youth International, National Age Group Medallist


Victoria Allen:   British Youth International, National Age Group Medallist


Hannah Smith:   British Youth International, National Age Group Medallist


Susan McGowen:   World Age Performer


Lucy Digby:   World Age Performer


Hayley Allen:   Olympic Diving Finalist, European Junior Diving Medallist, - 10m platform, National & Age Champion - all 3 boards, National Trampolining Qualifier - Trampoline


Peter Waterfield:   Commonwealth Gold Medallist - 10m platform, Olympic Silver Medallist - 10m Synchro, European Junior Champion - 10m platform, National Age Champion - all 3 boards, National Championship Qualifier - Trampoline


James Mountford:   European Junior Champion - 10m platform, National Age Champion - all 3 boards


Luke Porter:   National Age Group Champion, Men's National Champion, British International.


Performers I have guest coached:


Cornelia Ott:   Swiss National Champion (Level 5), World Age Medallist


Corina Kohler:   Swiss National Champion (Level 5), World Age Medallist


Sabine Theiner:   Swiss National Champion (Level 4 & Synchro Level 5)


Thomas Ruger:   Swiss National Champion (Level 5)


Ralf Stangel:   Swiss National Champion (Level 5)


Didier Rafeilli:   Swiss National Champion (Level 5)


Nadine Thurlimann:   Swiss National Champion (Level 4)


Catherine Worley:   Canadian National Champion, World Championship Finalist, World Cup Medallist, World Age Champion


Nikki van der Walt:   South African National Champion Trampoline & Double-Mini, World & World Age Champion Double-Mini


Kylie Walker:   Trampoline, Double-Mini & Diving New Zealand National Champion, World Champion Double-Mini


Terry Butler:   USA National Champion - Trampoline, World Champion - Double-Mini


Eric Colcea:   USA National Champion - Trampoline

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Nik Walder - Head Coach

About Us!


The aim of Ace of Clubs is to make classes enjoyable, fun, and educational, enabling the performer to get the most out of their sessions with us, and to most of their talents and abilities. We strive to make our students believe in themselves and gain confidence and skill which will benefit them in all aspects of life, and not just the sport.


We have now gained our ClubMark and GymMark quality assurance status, meaning that your child will be in the safest of hands and be taught to the highest standard.


With our rapidly expanding team of coaches, we are now able to deliver adult, competitive, recreational. pre-school and pan-disability trampolining as well as recreational and pre-school gymnastics.


We work with schools with their GCSE students as well as those working towards their Duke of Edinburgh Awards. We have worked with Team GB Aerial skiers, Olympic divers, those working towards the stunt register to name but a few.

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