South West - Quay Side move into dedicated facility
Quay Side Trampoline and Gymnastics Club, formerly known as High Flyers, have officially moved into their fantastic new, dedicated facility. Home to top GB trampoline gymnast, Laura Gallagher, the centre itself is named The Luxon Centre after Paul Luxon- who was a good friend of coach Sue and a known as a legend in trampolining. More info.
South - Regional online payment pilot
From Monday 6th January 2014, the Southern region are piloting online payment for UKCC Level 1 and Award Scheme Coaching Courses. This option is available at the time of booking via the British Gymnastics website for all UKCC Level and Award Scheme Coaching Courses (including Core Proficiency, Trampoline Proficiency and FUNdamentals) taking place within the Southern region. Candidates that have been awarded a funded place through the BG Coach Development Fund (CDF) should contact Carina Brown after completing online registration, in order for the discount to be applied prior to online payment being made. Clubs are also able to make online payment for courses on a candidate’s behalf – please contact Carina Brown, in order that the course fee can be placed in the club’s shopping basket on GymNet. At this time, UKCC Level 2 Courses are NOT included – payment for these courses will remain the same (cheque / online bank transfer). If you have any questions or queries, please contact Carina Brown (Workforce Development Coordinator, Southern Region): [email protected] / 07739 990 143
North West - Colin Robson takes coach of the year 2013 at the Lancashire Sports Awards
Congratulations to Colin Robson, head coach at Preston City Trampoline Club who has been awarded coach of the year 2013 at the Lancashire Sports Awards. The club was out in force to support his nomination sending in personal stories about the difference Colin has made to their lives. Colin is a level 4 coach, working towards his level 5 qualifications and has been involved in trampolining since he was 14 years old. Since opening his own club in 2004 he has made considerable contributions to the trampoline community in his club, in Preston, in the North West region and nationally. The ethos of the club is driven by Colin's philosophy that everyone can trampoline and have fun while reaching their full potential. This year eight of Colin's gymnasts have qualified to national competitions and for the first time the club had competitors at the National Finals.