About us

Academy Objectives

To create a safe and enjoyable environment for all gymnasts regardless of age, ability or fitness levels.

  • To develop health, fitness and social integration, whilst contributing towards physical and psychological well-being.
  • To provide a structured system and pathway providing all our members a suitable opportunity to experience gymnastics, regardless of age or ability; through Women’s, Men's, Acro, Gymnastics For All, Preschool, Adult sessions and Disability inclusive classes.
  • Increase the skill and fitness levels of all gymnasts using general and precise conditioning and preparation.
  • Produce methodical and progressive training programmes for all gymnasts at all levels.
  • To encourage all coaching staff to keep up to date knowledge of development programmes, the international code of points, national grades, regional and national rules.
  • To encourage and support coaches and judges to attend courses, improve their qualifications, knowledge and experience.
  • To achieve broad and consistent success across all levels of competition.
  • NGA representation across high performance national and home nation squads, with selections to major international competitions.
  • To help every individual realise their full potential as a gymnast, coach and/or judge and enjoy a fit and healthy sporting career.

 

NGA is run by the Management Committee - who oversee the daily operations and decision making

 

COMMITTEE MEMBER                  ACADEMY POSITION               

Nila Bowdler (Chair)                   Academy Director                              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kirstie Dane                               Business Support Manager                This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Josh Champion                          Head of MAG                                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Katie Foster                               Head of WAG                                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Laurence Bow                           Head of GFA                                       This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Susannah Watts                        Head of PS / Deputy Head GFA         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Joanna Jackson**                      Chair of Board of Trustees                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

(** Joanna forms a link between the Board and the Management Committee as opposed to being an active member working on daily operations)

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