Ed is an accredited strength and conditioning coach and former director of the UKSCA and has a 25-year career in strength and conditioning and fitness education.
His work in elite sport included Gloucester Rugby, Formula 1 and a range of diverse performance environments such as ballet and international polo.
Lucie has managed the Athlete Academy administrative operations for 15 years. Following her Sport Studies degree she combined early years teaching and then a career as a firefighter with 12 years of international field hockey for Wales.
Lucie provides invaluable support for our staff as well as our learners
Coach & Tutor
Kylie was one of the first people in the country to complete the S&C Trainer qualification in 2020.
Kylie has been coaching with the Athlete Academy for over two years during which time she has also completed her MSc in S&C with the University of Gloucestershire.
Kylie is the S&C Coach for the Severn Stars Nova Academy at the Crypt School.
Tutor and Assessor
Rich is an accredited strength and conditioning coach and former director of the UKSCA and has been an integral part of the Athlete Academy team since 2011. He is the current S&C Coach for Bristol Flyers Basketball, and has a distinguished reputation in academia and applied coaching as a lecturer, researcher and specialist in agility training.
Internal Quality Assurance
Lori is one of the most well-respected quality assurance professionals in the Sport, Active and Wellbeing Sector. Lori has worked in senior management positions within leading awarding organisations including YMCA Awards, VTCT, Active IQ and the charity, Youth Sport Trust.