Our coaches

At Meapa, we pride our coaches in being friendly, supportive, caring, fair and encouraging. Our coaching philosophy is centred around children at all times. We would like to introduce you to our amazing team of qualified and professional coaches who work with our gymnasts at all levels and abilities. All of our coaches are DBS checked.

Lesley Golding

Head of General Gymnastics

Ovidiu Rugina

Director of Coaching

Kaylie Aitken-Cooper

Head of Womens Artistic

Claire Graham

Coach at Meapa since 2001

Melanie Osborn

Coaching at Meapa since 2017

Samantha Golding

Coaching at Meapa since 2010

Katie Jeal

Coaching at Meapa since 2014

Denice Clarke

Coaching at Meapa since 2015

Natasha Jeffery

Coaching at Meapa since 2018

Izzy Newman

Coaching at Meapa since 2018

Jemma Ridley

Coaching at Meapa since 2018

Val Payne

Coaching at Meapa since 1991

Tammy Seamark

Coaching at Meapa since 2015

Marnie Taylor

Coaching at Meapa since 2020

Izzy Stockwell

Coaching at Meapa since 2020

Samuel Tubbs

Coaching at Meapa since 2019

Skye Richards-Lepage

Coaching at Meapa since 2021

Claire Hope

Receptionist

Sheree Taylor

Receptionist

Gemma Montague

Receptionist

Recruitment

Interested in working with us? Here at Meapa we are always looking for talented, enthusiastic, qualified coaches.

Our Welfare Officers

The role of the Welfare officers are in keeping with the exacting requirements of British Gymnastics.

Lesley Golding

Welfare Officer - Welfare@themeapa.com

Val Payne

Welfare Officer