All Kits Academy Instructors are experienced at delivering age appropriate curriculum services for all years. They hold specific Programme delivery qualifications, full enhanced DBS checks, child protection certificated 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 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 Education services within a range of communities. Chris has vast experience of delivering services for all abilities from the wide range of Programmes on offer.
Paul King – Director
Paul has a wealth 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.
Darren - Apprenticeship Coordinator
Darren is a talented Instructor with a wealth of knowledge in different sports. He 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 an exceptionally high standard. Darren is a well-rounded individual and we are pleased to have him within the Kits Academy team.
Darren is a mentor for our Apprenticeship Programme and coordinates learning to ensure every apprentice excels!
Dominic – Sports Coaching Delivery Assessor
Dominic is very capable and disciplined. He provides high-level coaching services, and continuously develops his skills in different sports. Dominic is constantly adding to his qualifications and recently achieved his UEFA B Level 3 Football. He has been coaching for many years and accumulated a wealth of experience. As one of Dominic's roles in Kits Academy, he also supervises and assists other instructors to ensure we always achieve our high standard of service.
Dominic also holds a coaching position at Coventry City F.C. Academy. He has always had a passion for playing a good standard of football and had many trials for professional clubs. In his free time, Dominic plays semi-professional football.
Dominic also partakes in other sports such as tennis and archery which he has enjoyed since a child.
George – Manager
George is loved by many of the children for his character, enthusiasm and energetic manner. George promotes our Programmes and educational services to Schools, nurseries and children’s centre’s forming Programme 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 F.C. He also has an interest in other sports such as horse riding, lacrosse, and handball.
Ross - School and Nursery Coordinator
Ross is an Instructor with years of training and experience. Starting his coaching route as an apprentice P.E. teacher at a local primary School he delivered all aspects of the sporting curriculum, making him a well-rounded Instructor. Ross has a great knowledge of all Programmes and an eye for detail making the him perfect coordinator for your Programmes.
William – Human Resources
William is an experienced and enthusiastic individual with a passion for encouraging children to try new sports. He has built up a vast range of sporting qualifications including fencing, archery, and trampolining from his time studying at Southampton Solent University. In addition William 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.
William currently plays for an established hockey team at a very competitive level.
Amy is a dedicated and compassionate individual with a passion for working with children. As a wraparound care leader, she plays a crucial role in providing holistic care and support to children and their families. Amy possesses the necessary skills and expertise to help children thrive and reach their full potential. She is an excellent communicator, a good listener, and has a knack for building positive relationships with both children and parents. Her enthusiasm, energy, and commitment to making a difference make her a valued member of any team.
Ava is an ambitious and proactive individual with a strong passion for her role. Currently working towards her business administration apprenticeship, Ava has been specialising in marketing and social media, and has already made significant strides in her career. She possesses strong communication skills and a creative flair, which allows her to craft highly effective marketing strategies for businesses. Ava is driven by the desire to learn and grow, and is always on the lookout for new opportunities to broaden her knowledge and experience. With her infectious positivity and can-do attitude, Ava is an asset to the KA team.
Carl is a delightful Instructor with many years of experience behind him. Since joining Kits Academy Carl has developed into an excellent P.E. specialist. He 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 Hinckley Borough Football Club, which has grown to be a well established football club in Leicestershire for both boys and girls.
Courteney has always had a passion for dance & performing arts from a young age. She started dancing at the age of three, training with Three Spires. She continued training further at Addict Dance Academy graduating with very high marks.
Courteney also attends a local dance school where she practices various genres from tap to lyrical and street. We are proud to have Courteney in our wonderful dance & performing arts team.
Dylan is an instructor with a great passion for both playing and coaching sports, particularly hockey and golf to a high standard. His knowledge and professionalism within the sporting world comes through in his coaching. Along with Dylan’s background, he has completed his studies in Sports Coaching at HOW College. We are delighted to have Dylan in our team.
George has a great deal of experience with coaching children across a wide age range. The sport he enjoys the most is football.
Hadley is a dedicated and enthusiastic sports coach specialising in working with children. With a passion for promoting physical activity and healthy lifestyles, Hadley strives to create a fun and supportive environment where children can develop their skills, build confidence, and cultivate a lifelong love for sports.
Harvey is a passionate sports coach specialising in boxing. With extensive experience and knowledge in the field, Harvey is dedicated to helping individuals achieve their fitness goals and develop their skills. He combines technical expertise with motivation and encouragement to inspire all children to reach their full potential.
Hollie is a dedicated professional who works as a wraparound leader in primary schools. She has a passion for working with children and helping them reach their full potential. Hollie always brings a positive attitude to her work and makes sure every child feels valued and supported. She has a great ability to connect with kids and is always looking for innovative ways to help children learn and grow.
Jack is a passionate and experienced Sports coach with a natural ability to work with children from different backgrounds. He has an outstanding knowledge of various sports and has been delivering sports sessions to children of all ages for a number of years. His enthusiasm and friendly personality create a stimulating and supportive environment that encourages children to participate and have fun. He is gifted in motivating children to give their best and to value teamwork and respect.
Jacob is a passionate and dedicated sports coach with a wealth of experience in both teaching and coaching. With his years of expertise as a PE coordinator, he has gained a deep understanding of the importance of physical education and sports in the development of young people. Jacob's passion for coaching started at a young age, where he played football and other sports. He later transitioned to coaching after realising his passion for helping young people and nurturing their talent. As a head coach at Coventry City Girls FC, he has developed a strong reputation for his ability to motivate and inspire athletes to reach their potential.
Jordan is an instructor with and in-depth knowledge in the sector. He has completed his studies in Sports Coaching at Liverpool John Moores University. Between studies Jordan spent a vast majority of his time gaining experience within local primary schools and PE departments. Jordan spends his free time playing football at a competitive level.
Mason is an energetic and enthusiastic instructor. His favourite sport is football.
Matthew first started coaching by volunteering at his local football club. This sparked his career and passion for coaching. Matthew enjoys helping the children learn new skills and is a much loved character where ever he goes.
Morgan is a passionate and dedicated sports coach with a specialism of working with special educational needs (SEN). He believes that every child has unique skills and strengths, and his goal is to create an inclusive and supportive environment where all children feel comfortable and confident to participate in sports activities. Morgan has gained a reputation for inspiring children and instilling in them a love of sport that they will carry with them throughout their life.
Sam is an enthusiastic instructor that has a passion for sport. He is a fan of Birmingham City and is working towards his Level 3 apprenticeship.
Trinity is an energetic coach who can deliver both our performing arts and sports programmes. Trinity uses her versatility and knowledge in both types of programmes to benefit all of the children she teaches, this comes through in her fun and enjoyable lessons! We are overjoyed to have Trinity as part of our team.
Tyler successfully completed a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching at The Strachan Foundation. He is also a keen footballer who plays at a high level for Gresley. Tyler is an instructor who always strives to put smiles on faces and make sure all children are enjoying themselves whilst learning new skills. Tyler is also capable of delivering both our sports and performing arts programmes and we are delighted to have an instructor of his calibre in our team.
Will is a passionate and dedicated sports coach who loves nothing more than encouraging young people to develop their physical abilities, confidence and team skills through sports. He is a natural communicator and motivator, always keeping his lessons engaging and fun for his students. With a wealth of experience in coaching various sports, including football, basketball, and athletics, Will has gained a reputation for inspiring children to reach their full potential and instilling in them a love of sport that they will carry with them for life
Yuzdaan is a vastly experienced instructor who has coached the national sporting curriculum for a large period of time. Yuzdaan strives to be a role model for all children whilst promoting fun and enjoyable lessons for all participants.
We are delighted to have Yuzdaan’s experience within our Kits Academy team.
Zaire is a highly skilled and dedicated sports coach, with a passion for working with children. His experience and expertise are reflected in the high-quality sports sessions that he delivers to children in various sports. Zaire is motivated by his desire to see kids grow both physically and emotionally, while learning the value of teamwork and sportsmanship. Zaire is committed to his work and is always striving to improve the delivery of his sports sessions, making them fun, engaging, and appropriately challenging for children. When he is not coaching, he enjoys watching and playing basketball.
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Additional Information: All Kits Academy Instructors are required to hold fully enhanced DBS checked, child protection certified and emergency aid trained. Along with Physical Education qualifications obtained through College or University.
Kits Academy are an ever growing company with sports and performing arts Instructors throughout the midlands, making 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.