All staff have enhanced CRB clearance and have attended UKCC Safeguarding and Protecting Courses.
All coaches hold relevant British Gymnastics coaching qualifications.
Barry D Phelan – Managing Director
Barry is a former Scottish National Champion and finalist at the 1986 Commonwealths. A qualified coach in 8 gymnastics disciplines Barry has been coach to a number of Junior and Senior National Champions and was 'GB' coach at the 2002 Euroteam Championships. He is a British Gymnastics Tutor and Assessor and member of the Team Gym National Planning Group, the SW Technical Committee and SW Tumbling Committee.
Karen Phelan – Director
Karen is jointly responsible for the formation, development and success of Orchard Gymnastics. She is qualified as a coach in Team Gym, Tumbling, Pre-School, Womens Artistic & Freestyle Gymnastics and heads the clubs Pre-School and Development programmes in addition to coaching Team Gym and Tumbling Squads.
Gymnastics, Team Gym, Tumbling, Freestyle, Fundamentals
Gymnastics, Team Gym, Freestyle, Acrobatics, Pre-School
Team Gym, Artistic Gymnastics, Pre-School, DMT
Gymnastics, Freestyle, Parkour
Sally Ann Biddlecombe
Head Welfare Officer