About Our Team

Meet the coaches of J Star Gymnastics

Justine Lawrence

Head Coach
Qualifications: Level 2 Women’s Artistic, Level 1 General Gymnastics, Level 1 Pre School (Level 2 ongoing), Fun 4 Baby Instructor
Experience: Over 10 years experience coaching both gymnastics and trampolining to children of all ages and abilities from preschool to elite level.
Extras: Holds up to date Enhanced DBS, SCUK Safeguarding and Paediatric First Aid certificates.

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Rebecca Green

Coach
Club Welfare Officer
Qualifications: Level 1 General Gymnastics, Level 1 Pre School Coach
Experience: Ex regional level gymnast with over 6 years experience of coaching children of all ages and abilities.
Extras: Holds up to date Enhanced DBS and SCUK Safeguarding certificates.

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Vicky Gurung

Coach
Qualifications: Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach.
Experience: Vicki has come from a background in Sport. She has played football at a professional level, is a qualified basketball coach and also helps coach a local football team. Vicki started out volunteering for us and gaining valuable hands on experience coaching gymnastics and is now a fully fledged coach and eager to begin her Level 2.
Extras: Holds up to date Enhanced DBS.

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Nikki Havery

Squad Coach
Qualifications: Level 3 Women’s Artistic Coach and Judge.
Experience: Ex regional competitive level gymnast, who has worked her way through the coaching levels to become a level 3 coach. Nikki has gained invaluable experience coaching and judging in several clubs throughout the country.
Extras: Holds up to date SCUK Safe guarding Certificates, First Aid at work and Enhanced DBS.

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Rowan Phillips

Coaching Assistant

Qualifications: Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach.
Experience: Rowan came into this sport recently with no previous experience of gymnastics. She has been working along side other coaches, gaining knowledge and understanding and has now successfully passed her Level 1 Coaching Qualification.
Extras: Holds up to date Enhanced DBS.

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Gemma Midwinter

Coaching Assistant
Qualification: Starting Level 1 course in January
Experience:
Working alongside coaches at J Star Gymnastics gaining valuable hands on experience ready to start her Level 1 Course in January and become a fully fledged coach.
Extras:
Holds up to date Enhanced DBS & SCUK Safeguarding certificates.

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Rhiannon Appleford

Coach
Qualifications: Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach
Experience: Rhiannon has coached recreational level gymnastics in a variety of different settings. Having only been with J Star for a few months, she has already passed her British Gymnastics Level 1 Coaching Qualification. She brings lots of energy to the team and the kids love her.
Extras: Holds up to date Enhanced DBS.

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