UK coaches gear up for UK sport’s second women’s leadership program | General news


Sally Munday, CEO of UK Sport, said: “Following the success of our first female coaching leadership program in 2021, I am delighted to welcome another strong cohort of hugely promising and talented female coaches as they return. for another year.

“UK Sport is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive Olympic and Paralympic high performance community. This program is an integral part of our ambition to grow our thriving sport system and deliver on our ambition to see many more women coaching at the top of their game. career. sports.

“The fact that coaches from last year’s program went on to coach at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, and two of them are now leaders for the 2022 cohort [Leeming and Monica Greenwood of British Cycling] shows what a beneficial learning opportunity this is. The program for this next cohort of 24 coaches is really exciting and I wish them all the best.

The 24 coaches of the program are:

• Anita Richardson (athletics)

• Catherine Walker (athletics)

• Zoe Brookes (gymnastics)

• Michelle Flemings (gymnastics)

• Emma Collings-Barnes (swimming)

• Zoe Baker (swimming)

• Rachel Draper (cycling)

• Emilie Chandler (riding)

• Michelle Forrest (climbing)

• Rachel Carr (climbing)

• Helen Brown (rowing)

• Kathryn Hurrell (badminton)

• Lorraine Rose (fencing)

• Nicky Hunt (archery)

• Vlada Priestman (archery)

• Zoe Chasemore (shooting)

• Fern Cates (para-Nordic skiing)

• Sarah Young (cross-country skiing)

• Gwen Spurlock (surfing)

• Kimberley Murray (rowing)

• Jennifer Tong (weightlifting)

• Vanessa Ellis (basketball)

• Emily Muskett (weightlifting)

• Olga McGlinchey (wrestling)


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