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 certified, and are emergency aid trained.
CJ Joiner – Director
CJ is a director in Kits Academy which shows in his enthusiasm for getting children active. CJ has experience in a diverse range of Sports which shows through to his Sports qualifications. He liaises with educational providers and organises the administrational needs for school holiday bookings. He has had a successful playing career in Futsal, competing at the highest 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 the sports service has grown into a market leader for Physical Educational Services within a range of communities. Chris has a vast experience of delivering sessions 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.
Cherelle – Performing Arts Delivery Assessor
Cherelle is a popular Performing Arts and Creative Games Instructor who leads the Performing Arts sector through her invaluable experience in all forms of Dance. Along with her Performing Arts qualifications Cherelle has individual qualifications in all the main areas of Dance from Street Dance to Drama including a School specific Gymnastics and Trampolining certificates.
As part of Cherelle’s role within Kits Academy she also supervises and assists fellow Instructors to ensure our high standards of service are met at all times in an assessor capacity.
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 his continually involvement in 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 active interaction in delivering sessions. 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.
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.
Charlie is an experienced coach with a wealth of knowledge in teaching sport. Charlie accomplished a sports apprenticeship within a school setting enabling him to teach the national sporting Curriculum to a high level. In addition Charlie has experience of teaching in Spain where he was a Football Coach at Paterna Club de Fútbol working with the first team in the 4th Tier or Spanish Football. From his time in Spain Charlie has developed different coaching techniques that he uses in each of his sessions to make them as fun and enjoyable as possible.
Courtney 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 pronounced Dance College where she has just graduated from with very high marks.
Courtney also attends a local Dance School where she practices various dance genres from Tap to Lyrical and Street. We are pleased to welcome Courtney 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 National Curriculum to a exceptionally high standard. Darren is a well rounded individual and we are pleased to have him within the Kits Academy team.
Elijah is a very passionate coach who loves to get children active and engaged in his coaching sessions. Elijah has recently graduated with a first class degree in sports development and coaching at Worcester University which has developed him into a well rounded coach. Through Elijah’s background in disability coaching he has gained an overall perspective on the true values of sports teaching for children.
Along with this Elijah has a passion for many sports including Martial Arts where he is a black belt in Karate.
Francis is an Instructor with a real passion and enthusiasm for coaching children. He has a stepped sporting background working in a number of settings including Coventry City FC Girls team. Francis holds a degree from University of Worcester in Football Business management and coaching.
From Francis’s time at university he undertook a range of coaching badges including Level 2 in Gymnastics and Football. The multitude of coaching qualifications held by Francis enables him to lead a broad range of Programmes. Francis makes all delivery exciting and fun for children with his applied energy making sure everyone enjoys taking part in sport.
Kieran is very passionate about coaching and is an excellent role model. Kieran holds a Level 3 Diploma in Physical Education and School Sport which he obtained during a Sporting Apprenticeship. 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 which makes Kieran a well rounded activity Instructor.
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.
Paul is a very caring individual which comes across in his personality. Along side Paul’s Sports Science studies at St. Mary's University College he held responsibilities as a support worker assisting clients of different disabilities, administering physiotherapy and medication. During Paul’s Sports Science degree he gained experience from different sport and education settings which assisted him greatly. Paul’s passion for sport mirrors his ability to deliver diverse Programmes to children of all ages. Having graduated with a BSC in Sports Science Paul is now a knowledgeable and experienced Instructor.
Paul has also been given a promotion to assist George with co-ordinating scheduling which we hope Paul will develop into.
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 off 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.
Ryan is a well motived Instructor who is in charge of delivering our bespoke Active Lifestyle Programme. The Programme provides children with a unique understanding of health and wellbeing aiming to develop participants core skills through interactive practical exercises. Ryan holds an array of governing body sport qualifications and is experienced at leading age appropriate National Curriculum sessions for all years.
In his free time Ryan has a passion for Table Tennis which he both competes and instructs to a high level. He is currently ranked fourth in the region at adult level.
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.
Tyler is an energetic 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 national curriculum to a high standard.
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Additional Information: All Kits Academy Instructors are required to hold fully enhanced DBS checked, emergency aid/safe guarding children qualifications along with their sports and fitness 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.