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London's Coaching Women

sports coach UK Coaching Network Manager, Steven Bentall has been writing a series a blogs featuring some of the women who instruct, lead, coach or manage some of the 8.6 million people in the Capital. Here’s a handy summary of the blogs to date:

Zamira and groupIt Doesn’t Matter What I Look Like – Zamira Kate Mummery 

Zamira Kate Mummery is a dance choreographer, performer and teacher and also works for Our Parks UK as well as providing freelance training. Read more…

 

 

Independent Women - Lorna Leach

Lorna Leach is the Coaching Officer for London Sport and is responsible, among other things, for the development and provision of training courses across the capital. Read more…

 

Everyone Has Got It In Them To Do What I Do – Abigail Boswell abigail PT

Abigail Boswell is a self-employed personal trainer, triathlon coach at London Fields Triathlon Club and instructor for Our Parks UK. Read more…

 

That Was Me Flying – Katie Couchman

Katie Couchman is the learning and development manager at Greenhouse Sport and works with coaches to maximise their outputs. Read more…

 

lesley Always Something More – Lesley Tischler

Performance coach Lesley Tischler talks about her journey as a netball coach. Read more…

 

My Life Is Sport – Marnie Willsmarnie playing

Sport enthusiast, coach, instructor and business owner Marnie Wills moved from Australia to the UK in 2005 and in 2014 established her own sports education business. Read more…

 

I Do It Because I Enjoy It - Laura Kinnumen

Laura Kinnunen is a Nordic Walking instructor and founder of the Brockley Nordic Walking Community. This is the story of her love for the outdoors and how she embraced that when she moved to London. Read more...

I Can Go Higher - Kelly Montgomery

Kelly Montgomery is the East London programme manager for Greenhouse Sports and directly manages a team of 12 coaches. This tells her journey through sport. Read more...

Where Tennis Plays a Role in Changing Lives - Christine Dransfield

Christine and kidsChristine Dransfield is a full time tennis coach with Christineith Greenhouse Sports. She’s based in a school so her role is more than just tennis coaching. Read more…

 

 

 

I Owe A Lot To Lesley - Michelle Cox

“When I woke up I couldn’t walk” is where this story starts but it certainly doesn’t end there. Michelle Cox is an extraordinary netball coach. Read more...

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I Thought Courses Were Free - Fionnuala Duhaney-Keown

Fionnuala Duhaney-Keown is the Basketball Senior Head Coach at Clapton Girl's Academy, employed by Greenhouse Sports she has been working at the Academy since 2012. Read more... 

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