Simon as a qualified International Performance Coach is one of the most highly qualified Gymnastics coaches in the UK. He also holds the Level 3 FIG Brevet coach qualification which is the highest international coaching qualification possible. His gymnastics coaching experience extends over 30 years, coaching gymnasts of all abilities including many National and International gymnasts, up to and including Olympic performers. Simon has produced 7 senior British Champions and Senior Men’s British Team Champions 4 times. He has coached gymnasts competing at European, Commonwealth, World University, World Championships and Olympic games and has also been the GB/England coach for some of these.
Simon is both a UKCC coaching course tutor and an examiner, training UK gymnastics coaches of all levels.
He is also an International Men’s Artistic Brevet Judge, supporting the GB gymnastics team worldwide, having judged at high profile events such as multiple Commonwealth Games, European Championships, World Championships and not forgetting the London 2012 Olympics! Additionally Simon tutors national judging courses in the UK.
Simon has now become involved with the new Sutton Gymnastics Academy – a brand new state of the art gymnastics facility in Sutton, where he directs the gymnastics programme and runs an extensive programme of classes from pre-school to adults!