All Kits Academy instructors are experienced at delivering age appropriate curriculum sessions for all years. They hold specific services qualifications, full enhanced DBS checks, safe guarding certificates and are emergency aid trained.
CJ Joiner – Director
CJ has a real enthusiasm for getting children active and always encourages every child to try new activities from Kurling to Cheerleading. He liaises with educational providers and organises the administrational needs for school holiday bookings. CJ had a successful playing career in Futsal, competing at a high level and also has a proven track record in sports management and marketing.
Christopher Hunt – Director
Chris is the founder of Kits Academy. After studies at Coventry University KA has grown into a market leader for physical educational services within a range of communities. Chris has a vast experience of delivering services for all abilities from the programmes we offer.
Paul King – Director
Paul has a weather of knowledge in outdoor pursuits and has a passion for encouraging children to explore the natural world. As an important member of the team Paul has valued input into the creation and delivery of our programmes with new activities being introduced all the time.
Dominic – Sports coaching delivery assessor
Dominic is a very competent and disciplined. He delivers a high standard of coaching and is continually developing his skills and qualifications in a vast range of sports which rise up to a Level 3 Football UEFA B qualification. Dominic has been coaching for a number of years and has built up a wealth of experience. As part of Dominic’s role within Kits Academy he also supervises and assists fellow instructors to ensure our high standards of service are met at all times in an assessor capacity.
This is added to by a coaching postion at Coventry City FC Academy.
In his free time Dominic plays semi professional football. Dominic has always had a passion for playing a good standard of football and has had many trials for professional clubs. Along with his interest in football he also partakes in other sports such as tennis and archery which he has played since he was young.
George – Manager
George is loved by many of the children for his character, enthusiasm and energetic interaction in delivering lessons. Along with his role in sports coaching George promotes our programmes and educational services to schools, nurseries / children’s centre’s in the area forming delivery objectives & projects. He works closely with CJ to ensure all criteria of the programmes are met. George’s mother is a full time child minder so he is very experienced with younger children.
In his free time George is a semi professional goalkeeper for Nuneaton Griff FC. George has always had a passion for playing a good standard of Football and has had many trials for professional clubs. He also has an interest in other sports such as horse riding, lacrosse and hand ball.
Kieran - Team Leader & School Co-ordinator
Kieran is an excellent role model holding a level 3 diploma in physical education and school sport. This has meant Kieran can deliver all aspects of the curriculum to a high standard. In addition to Kieran’s sports diploma he has also completed a Level 2 diploma in performing arts and production arts making Kieran a well rounded activity instructor.
Marie - School Co-ordinator
Marie has danced from an early age, dancing at many events and is skilled in a number of different genres which will enhance our performing arts team. Along with her dancing prowess, Marie has a vast knowledge of dance and performing arts and has spent a year doing a sports apprenticeship at another local company. Marie has Joined Kits Academy to continue her growth and career and join George in the sales department whilst still coaching within educational settings. Marie has a vast knowledge of the curriculum having delivered it for a number of years and will be bringing this knowledge and experience with her to enhance her skills within the sales department.
Ross - Team Leader & School Co-ordinator
Ross is an instructor with years of training and experience. Starting his coaching route as an apprentice PE teacher at a local primary school he delivered all aspects of the sporting curriculum. Ross then developed into another coaching role where he delivered a broader range of sporting programmes, making him a well rounded instructor. At Kits Academy Ross has demonstrated an eye for detail, which comes across in his lesson planning and delivery to the highest standard.
Tyler - Apprenticeship Co-ordinator
Tyler is a mature instructor who has a vast knowledge in many different sports. In 2015 Tyler achieved a level 3 in sports development, fitness & coaching at Warwickshire College and has built up his teaching experience whilst working at a local primary school as a PE apprentice. This has enabled Tyler to comprehensively deliver all sporting aspects of the curriculum to a high standard.
Tyler has recently been asked to mentor our apprenticeship programme and co-ordinate learning to ensure every apprentice excels!
William – Human resources
Will is an experienced and enthusiastic individual with a passion for encouraging children to try new sports. Will has built up a vast range of sports qualifications including fencing, archery and trampolining from his time studying at Southampton Solent University & currently plays for an established hockey team at a very competitive level. In addition to Will’s instructor role within Kits Academy he also is responsible for assessment criteria on new members of staff and CPD training. This ensures our high standards of service are met at all times.
Carl is an experienced Instructor with many years of experience behind him. Kits Academy aim to continue Carl’s growth in coaching by developing him into a greater PE specialist. Carl strives to be a role model for children whilst promoting fun and enjoyable lessons. In Carl’s spare time he is a development officer for Green Towers Football Club in Hinckley which has grown to be a well established football club in Leicestershire in both boys and girls football.
Courteney has always had a passion for performing arts from a young age. She started dancing at the age of 3 training with Three Spires. She continued training further at the profound Dance College where she has just graduated from with very high marks.
Courteney also attends a local dance school where she practices various dance genres from tap to lyrical and street. We are pleased to welcome Courteney into our wonderful performing arts team.
Darren is a talented instructor with a wealth of knowledge in different sports who graduated from the University of Gloucestershire in sports education and coaching. During his time at University Darren increased his skills with a number of coaching awards enabling him to teach the curriculum to a exceptionally high standard. Darren is a well rounded individual and we are pleased to have him within the Kits Academy team.
Emily is a confident and enthusiastic instructor who has a great desire to help children learn through different sports. Emily has a Diploma in Sports Science and through her experiences has developed a valuable skill set to ensure all lessons are fun & engaging. The role assigned to Emily means she can deliver all aspects of the sporting curriculum to a high standard. We are delighted to have Emily as part of the Kits Academy team.
Jenson is a well rounded instructor who has a passion for engaging children of all ages with his creative and fun lessons. Having completed a diploma of higher education in sports at Rugby Town Football Club, Jenson has learnt to use his knowledge and understanding of all sports to benefit the children he teaches. Alongside his studies, Jenson plays semi professional football for a well recognised club in the Midlands.
Luke is a confident and enthusiastic individual who has a great desire to help children learn through sport. During Lukes time at college he has developed a valuable skill set to ensure sessions are fun and engaging for all. Lukes previous role as a sports teaching assistant means he can deliver all aspects of the sporting curriculum to a high standard. Luke is a well rounded individual and we are pleased to have him within the Kits Academy team.
Maddison is a popular performing arts instructor with a passion for engaging every child she works with. Maddie has vast knowledge in a wide variety of dance genres including street, acrobatics, tap and Irish dancing. Sporting qualifications form part of Maddie’s studies allowing delivery of our wider ranging programmes for all children to enjoy.
Matthew has been dancing from the age of 6 years old. He participates in a variety of different dance genres including street, acrobatics, tap and Irish dancing. Matthew has a strong passion for dance teaching which is demonstrated best through community involvement at his local dance school. Sporting qualifications form part of Matthews accreditation's allowing delivery of a wider range of physical activities for all children to enjoy.
Sam is a very enthusiastic and committed instructor who strives for fun and enjoyable sessions for all children involved. Having studied at Chichester University and honed skills through Sam’s passion for sport he is now adept at delivering all aspects of the curriculum. In Sam's social hours he is lead coach for an Under 9’s football team within Luton and has completed a number of different coaching qualifications which include Football and Volleyball.
Samantha is a well qualified instructor who enjoys teaching children new skills. She has an excellent knowledge of all KA programmes and the national curriculum. Samantha is also adept at organising team events, she leads the Coventry Cycle Speedway under 14's as team manager. Along with her coaching Samantha has represented Great Britain in cycling speedway and has won numerous regional championship titles along with finishing 9th in the world individual finals. We are very pleased to have Samatha as one of the instructors in the Kits Academy team.
Shaun is well known at Kits Academy from attending our school holiday lessons as a child many years ago. From Shaun’s time with us he has developed a love for sport which carried across into school and college studies. Shaun is an energetic individual who enjoys helping children learn through sport, providing fun and engaging lessons. We are delighted to have Shaun in the Kits Academy Team.
Tarras is an instructor with vast experience in the coaching sector. He has worked within primary schools delivering PE and after school clubs for a number of years. Tarras has completed a Diploma in Sports at City College, Coventry where he was part of team delivering a health and wellbeing community programme.
Tyler is a well rounded instructor with experience in the coaching sector. He is always striving to ensure all children enjoy sport! Tyler has completed a Level 3 Diploma in Sports Coaching at the Strachan Foundation which set him up for a promising coaching career. Tyler is also a keen footballer, playing for local semi-professional team Coventry Sphinx.
Additional Information: All Kits Academy instructors are required to hold fully enhanced DBS checked, emergency aid / safe guarding children qualifications along with physical education qualifications which have been obtained through College or University.
Kits Academy are an ever growing company with sports and performing arts instructors throughout the midlands that make up our fantastic team. With the ever expanding market within schools and nurseries we are always looking for new instructors to join us. We take huge pride in our team and also offer apprenticeships, work experience and a number of training opportunities within the wider community.