-Coaching Team-

Clare Lavelle – Head Coach

Clare

Clare has been coaching at the club for over fifteen years and is head coach along with Claire. 

  • Senior Club Coach Acro Gymnastics (UKCC Level 4)
  • UKCC Level 3 Tumbling Gymnastics
  • UKCC Level 2 General Gymnastics
  • Tumbling Club Judge
  • First Aid

Claire McLauchlan – Head Coach

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Claire is head coach along with Clare and is always on hand to help cover classes and assist with anything she can.

  • UKCC Level 3 Acro
  • UKCC Level 2 General Gymnastics
  • UKCC Level 1 Trampoline
  • Acro Club Judge

 

Heather Mardle – Lead Acro Coach

Heather coaches our NDP1 gymnasts. Heather’s experience as a high level gymnast enables her to offer excellent demonstrations to aspiring gymnasts.

  • UKCC Level 3 Acro
  • UKCC Level 1 Tumble

 

Emma Owen – Lead Acro Coach

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Emma has been coaching with the club since August 2013.  Emma coaches 3 sessions per week with our NDP1 Acro squad. Emma was also a high level gymnast which enhances her coaching skills further.

  • UKCC Level 2 Acro
  • UKCC Level 3 Acro
  • Acro Club Judge

 

Stuart Langan – Lead Tumble Coach

Stuart

Stuart started coaching with the club in October 2013. Stuart coaches our competitive Tumblers at our track session at Dynamite.

  • UKCC Level 1 Acro
  • UKCC level 3 Tumble
  • UKCC Level 2 Trampoline
  • UKCC Level 1 Women’s artistic
  • UKCC Level 1 Men’s artistic
  • Trampoline County Judge
  • Men’s Artistic Club Judge
  • Tumbling Club Judge

 

Holly Mardle – Lead Club Coach

Holly coaches several sessions at the club.  She coaches both Tumble and Acro.  Holly competed in both Acro and Tumble and she was a fantastic high level tumbler and a great inspiration to our younger gymnasts!

  • UKCC Level 2 Acro
  • UKCC Level 2 Tumble
  • UKCC Level 3 Acro

Lisa Toland – Lead Club Coach

Lisa has been coaching now for 9 years and initially started coaching as her daughter was a competitive gymnast and this led to her developing a love for the sport. Lisa currently coaches our competitive & development tumblers as well as our NDP2 Acro gymnasts.

  • UKCC level 2 Acro
  • UKCC level 1 General
  • UKCC level 2 Teamgym
  • UKCC Level 3 Acro (Pending)

Fiona Glen- Lead Club Coach

Fiona coaches at several of our sessions including our development acro squad on a Sunday afternoon.  Fiona was one of our elite gymnasts and has lots of experience.

  • UKCC Level 2 Acro
  • UKCC Level 1 Tumble
  • Tumbling Club Judge

Amy Beggs – Club Coach

Amy coaches our development and competitive tumblers on a Tuesday & Friday along with our NDP2 Acro gymnasts on a Thursday. Amy is one of our NDP1 gymnasts who has been competing in Acro at IDP Level for some time now. She is a fabulous base and this continues through to her coaching! A great role model.

  • UKCC Level 2 Acro
  • UKCC Level 1 Rhythmic
  • UKCC Level 1 Pre-School
  • UKCC Level 1 Tumble (Pending)
  • Tumbling Club Judge

Jodi Toland – Assistant Coach

Jodi coaches our competitive and development Tumblers on a Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday and also our Tops session on a Thursday. Jodi was also a high level tumbler and is currently still training within our NDP1 Acro section competing at IPD level. Jodi is a great inspiration to the younger gymnasts!

  • UKCC Level 1 Acro
  • UKCC Level 1 Tumble

Tina Hill – Assistant Coach

Tina currently coaches our competitive & development tumble sessions on a Wednesday & Friday. Tina has been part of the club since she was only 6 years old competing in Acro & Tumble both at high level. Such an inspiration to the gymnasts!

  • UKCC Level 1 Acro

 

Erin Gribbon – Assistant Coach

 

Erin coaches our competitive & development tumblers on a Tuesday & Wednesday and our recreational classes on a Friday at ID Dance studios. Erin is one of our NDP1 Acro gymnasts competing in an IDP pair.  Erin is a fabulous base and is a great role model for the gymnasts and is putting her experience to good use.

  • UKCC Level one Tumble
  • Tumbling Club Judge

 

Aimee McInally – Assistant Coach/Choreographer

Aimee coaches our competitive Acro sessions on a Thursday & Sunday and also helps choreograph routines for our competitive gymnasts. She also coaches our competitive Tumble gymnasts on a Wednesday night. Aimee has been with the club for several years and is very talented – a great asset to the club!

  • UKCC Level 1 Acro

Freya Togher – Assistant Coach

Freya coaches at various sessions throughout the week. From development Acro on a Thursday and our NDP2 Acro on a Sunday. Along with this she also coaches our competitive tumblers on a Friday. Freya previously trained Acro & Tumble both at high levels which she can now put to good use coaching our gymnasts, a great role model for the gymnasts!

  • UKCC Level 1 Acro

Kerry Cassidy – Assistant Coach

Kerry helps coach our Sunday tops session with our younger gymnasts. Kerry was also a former gymnast with the club who’s has passed on her talent to her daughter Lexie!

  • UKCC Level 1 Acro

Jessica Reid – Trainee Assistant Helper

Jessica is currently volunteering at our Thursday Tops session. Jessica has many years of experience in Acro and also Tumble, she also currently trains with her trio in NDP1 Acro at IDP level.

Eva Craig – Trainee Assistant Helper

Eva assists with the NDP2 Acro squad on a Thursday helping with demonstrations. Eva also currently trains with our Acro NDP1 And is in a partnership at IDP level, Eva is one of our most experienced tops and always show hardwork and commitment, a great role model for the gymnasts!

Lori Kerr – Club Safeguarding Officer

Lori is the clubs safeguarding officer and is always around the gym dropping off and picking up her 2 children! Lori is a great help and is always on hand to help wherever she can! She is valued member of the Bishopbriggs Acro team!

NB. All of our coaches hold valid Safeguarding and Protecting Children qualifications and valid PVG scheme memberships.