Stella Jackson

Stella Jackson

Centre Manager

Level 5 High Performance Trampoline Coach

DMT Club Coach

Add On Disabilities Trampoline Module

Trampoline Regional Judge

Tumbling Club Judge

Stella has been involved in trampoline for over 50 years as a competitor, parent and Coach.  She worked primarily in school finance, her last position before opening the Centre being at the School for Profound Education (formerly St Margaret’s School) at the Children’s Trust, a school for children and young people with profound and multiple learning and physical difficulties.  She passionately believes in making all activities at Fun Abounds accessible to everyone.
Gail Andrews

Gail Andrews

Head Coach

Level 5 High Performance Trampoline Coach

DMT Senior Club Coach

Trampoline Club Judge

Level 3 Artistic Gymnastics Coach

Gail, a National level performer herself now retired, has had a passion for the sport nearly all her life.  Her career as a research scientist for the Wellcome Foundation, moved on to the sport of snowboarding, before she married and settled down to family life.  She brings vast experience to the Centre and is a superb role model to her coaching team at Sky High, guiding them to become the best, in order to provide the best coaching to all who come to the Centre.
Abi Jaques

Abi Jaques

Senior Coach

UKCC Level 3 Trampoline Coach

DMT Club Coach

Level 1 Gymnastics Coach

BSc Sports & Exercise Science

Abi is a National level DMT gymnast who has been selected to represent England on several occasions and is in the English DMT squad.  Starting life as a highly successful artistic gymnast, she has done a degree in Sports & Exercise Science at the University of Brighton and is in the process of becoming a Performance Trampoline Coach.  Abi is responsible for the creation of the TID and FastTrack squads and is also in charge of the Club’s social media sites.

Mark Poore

Mark Poore

Lead Gymnastics & Tumble Coach

Level 2 Tumble Coach

Level 3 General Gymnastics Coach

Level 1 & 2 Men’s Artistic Coach

Level 3 Add On Module Freestyle Gymnastics (Free G)

Level 3 Pre School Gymnastics Coach

National Tumble Judge, Regional Team Gymnastics Judge, Club Floor & Vault Judge

Mark, a retired National level tumbler has been involved in gymnastics for nearly all of his life.  He is nearing completion of his Level 3 Tumble Coach qualification, however has been hampered by the pandemic and cannot wait to finish it!  Mark has vast experience in all aspects of gymnastics and has recently been appointed our Health & Safety Officer.
Debbie Green

Debbie Green

Senior Coach

UKCC Level 3 Trampoline Coach

DMT Senior Club Coach

Trampoline County Judge

DMT County Judge

Debbie joined the team, as many do, as a parent who got involved and has developed into one of our most senior Coaches.  She is great fun to be around and brings out the best in those she coaches.  She is very caring and everyone loves her!  With Debbie’s enthusiasm for all aspects of judging, she has recently taken on the responsibility of buidling a team of judges for all levels of competition the Club enters.
Catherine Kelly

Catherine Kelly

Coach

Level 2 Trampoline Coach

Catherine has been coaching for many years in leisure centres across the county and brings huge experience to the coaching team and basically we could not do without her!
Poppy Martin

Poppy Martin

Junior Coach

Level 1 Gymnastics Coach

Poppy joined the team at Sky High in August 2021 as an Apprentice facilitated by Coach Core and Active Sussex.  She has been involved in all aspects of the Centre’s work and has recently gained her Level 1 Gymnastics coaching qualification.  She is currently working on her Level 1 Trampoline coaching qualificiation and is enrolled on a Freestyle Gymnastics course in August.  She is an enormous asset to the Club.
Fern Smith

Fern Smith

Coach

Level 1 Gymnastics Coach

 

Fern started at Sky High as an Apprentice alongside Poppy, but it was soon evident that she should become a permanent member of the coaching team.  Fern has already gained her Level 1 Gymnastics coaching qualification and is soon to embark on her Level 2.  Fern is also a member of a local Cheer squad and brings a lot of experience to her coaching from this.  She is very keen to coach Tumbling so is soon to begin on the Tumbling coach pathway.
Amalia Novellino de Wong

Amalia Novellino de Wong

Coach

Level 2 Gymnastics Coach

Amalia’s three children are all part of the Club and so Amalia didn’t stand a chance!  Already an experienced Dance teacher, her enthusiasm for her classes is evident and her gymnasts have an amazing time in her classes.  Amalia has gained her Level 1 Gymnastics coaching qualification and is on her way to achieving her Level 2.
Finlay Andrews

Finlay Andrews

Coach

Level 2 Trampoline Coach

Trampoline Club Judge

Finlay is not only a retired National trampoline gymnast, but also Gail’s son.  He celebrated his 8th birthday on the day the Centre opened and hasn’t left since!  
Nikita Bruton-Sendra

Nikita Bruton-Sendra

Junior Coach

Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach

Rosie Sullivan

Rosie Sullivan

Coach

Level 1 Trampoline Coach

Rosie has been at Sky High since she was a little tot and she is now about to go to University having competed for the Club for the majority of that time!  She has a wonderful way with the youngsters she coaches, working primarily with the TID squad.  She is keen to progress to gain her coaching qualifications and we are delighted to have her on the team.
Niamh Andrews

Niamh Andrews

Senior Coach

UKCC Level 3 Trampoline Coach

Trampoline Club Judge

Amelie Woodbridge-Cox

Coach

Level 1 Trampoline Coach

 

Layla Nightingale-Keech

Junior Coach

Proficiency Trampoline Coach

Layla was part of the Tumbling squad but had problems with injury and turned her desire to win to the trampoline.  Layla is one of our Senior squad and also coaches the Development Tumble squads.
Sarah Nightingale

Sarah Nightingale

Club Welfare Officer

Sarah’s daughters, Summer and Layla both compete for the Club and Sarah spends so much time at the Centre, she decided to offer her services as a Welfare Officer.
If you have any concerns, please contact Sarah on 07792 446606 or by email to welfare@funabounds.co.uk

 

Sarah Francis

Club Welfare Officer