We have a small friendly team of instructors so you may variously come across Cliff, Katie, Alice, Corrinne, Elleni, Emily, Herman, Johnny, Matthew, Phyllida, Richard, Vlad, Yin (or any combination thereof!) leading your session. Michelle and Suzi hang out behind the scenes providing great customer service!
All of our instructors have heaps and heaps of experience at instructing archery and have a range of qualifications, including archery leaders courses, Archery GB Level 1, Level 2, first aid training and specialist courses in coaching the disabled. We all have enhanced CRB certificates.
CliffWhat first bought you into archery? My young child was really into it so I took him along to our local club and never looked back.
What would be your desert island disc? Surfs Up by the Beach Boys. The most beautiful song ever recorded.
Where are you from? Sunny Lowestoft in Suffolk. The most easterly point in Great Britain.
What’s your best memory from coaching archery? Coaching a blind archer at a corporate event and her winning the competition.
What do you get up to when you’re not working or playing bows and arrows? Building and painting miniatures for tabletop war gaming.
What are we expecting for your signature dish if we all come round your house? Vegan chilli. Yum.
KatieKatie joined 2020 Archery in January 2013 working mainly with the Junior Club which she thoroughly enjoys. She is keen to see the progression and development of all the young archers we have coming through. Katie achieved her Archery GB Level 1 coaching qualification in 2014 and hopes to progress through the other levels.
She has worked with children for the last 15 years and has extensive experience of working with children with SEN, particularly ASD. She is passionate about the value of education in all its guises.