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About Us

Lincoln Gymnastics club was established in 1981 and trains both male and female gymnasts. Beginning as a club working from sports centres it now trains from a purpose built facility. Holding the British Gymnastics GymMark status and Sport England Club Mark, it offers various discipline programmes.

Lincoln Gymnastics Centre

Our History

Lincoln Gymnastics club was established in 1981 and trained both male and female gymnasts between the ages of 5 and 18 at both Yarborough Leisure Centre and North Kesteven Leisure Centre.

During 2005, the Club became the first Lincolnshire Club and fifth in the East Midlands Region, to achieve the British Gymnastics GymMark and Sport England Club Mark. Recognised accreditation for a safe, effective and child friendly club, we provide a service to the Community, that children and young people, their parents/carers and others with an interest in gymnastics can trust. We have also achieved re-accreditation every year since.

In 2006 we achieved our goal of opening our own premises dedicated to gymnastics. This facility saw some major changes over the years. With a role of over 600 gymnasts accessing gymnastics, every week we found ourselves outgrowing the space.

After several years of planning and dedication, in 2014 Lincoln Gymnastics Club got the opportunity to begin a facility development project with Lincoln based firm Taylor Lindsey Ltd. They offered to build a facility for us with a floor space to our specification (what we could afford!). We would then move into and rent the building from them. Plans got underway and in 2016 moved in to continue Lincoln Gymnastics Club as it is now.

The club still boasts 600+ membership and is offering more running programmes.

Coaches & Helpers

The Club enjoys the services of a dedicated voluntary team of over 20 experienced male and female coaches. Experience and Qualifications vary from Parent & Proficiency Award Helpers through to Level 4. Qualifications determine the difficulty of skills that coaches can coach and support in differing disciplines we offer.

As well as the coaches there are voluntary people at the gym who help to keep the club running on a day to day basis dealing with finance, kit, supplies and administration.

Coaches

Alan Hutchinson

Honorary Head Coach

Joff Burr

Head of Coaching

Nev Burr

Head of Men’s Artistic

Helen Davies

Head of Women’s Artistic

Becky Burr

Head of Pre-School

Vanessa Morris

Head of Acro Gymnastics

Nim Burr

Senior Coach

Emma Hall

Senior Coach

Thomas Haynes

Senior Coach

Michael Roberts

Senior Coach

Stuart Leeder

Senior Coach

Joe Kitchen

Senior Coach

Shelly Cartlidge

Senior Coach

Alicia Cartlidge

Senior Coach

Karen Murdoch

Senior Coach

Carrie Watson

Senior Coach

Becky Martin

Coach

Carrieanne Nicolson

Coach

Sam Cotterill

Coach

Debbie McAndrew

Coach

Katie Whelan

Coach

Julie Gray

Coach

Jacob Lobley

Coach

Cole Paul

Junior Coach

Izzy Nicolson

Junior Coach

Sophie Holm-Johansen

Junior Coach

Helpers

Judy Roberston

Fit Kidz Helper

Thomas Southall

Junior Helper

Lauren Tunnicliffe

Junior Helper

Sophie Martin

Junior Helper

Club Officials

Directors

Colin Cooper

Chairmen of Directors

Carol Cooper

Director of Finance

Nev Burr

Director of Facilities & Health and Safety

Becky Burr

Director of Membership & Merchandise

Helen Davies

Director of Public Relations & Fundraising

Joff Burr

Director of Coaching

Joe Kitchen

Director of Business Development

Alan Hutchinson

Director

Club Committee

Terry Bower

Chairperson

Julie Hutchinson

Club Secretary / Welfare

Jess Lovett

Member / Welfare

Natalie Gunthorpe

Member / Welfare

Jacky Whitbread

Member / Friends

Becky Martin

Member

Paul Thompson

Member

Friends

Jacky Whitbread

Chairperson

Phil Ruttle

Treasurer

Jane Deville

Secretary

Kate Ray

PR

Sharon Coombs

Member

Kirsty Ruttle

Member

Mel Gray

Member

Kathleen Kavanagh-Clark

Member

Amy Derbyshire

Member