Accreditation and Insurance
The club is insured for the activities performed in our classes.
Chris Syrett (Head Coach) holds the rank of 3rd Dan and is a BJA Level 2 coach. Chris also holds a BSc in Sports Science and an HND in Sports Coaching with Development. He has been coaching since his early teens and became a fully qualified club coach in 1995 at age 17.
Sheila Syrett (Coach) holds the rank of 3rd Dan and is a BJA Level 3 coach. Sheila is also a qualified British Gymnastics coach and co-proprietor of Gymini Edinburgh.
Brian Loebell (Coach) holds the rank of 3rd Dan and is a UKCC Level 2 coach.
Mark Brien (Coach) holds the rank of 3rd Dan, is a JudoScotland Senior Examiner, JudoScotland Competition Controller and is a BJA Level 2 coach.
Tristan Williams (Coach) holds the rank of 1st Dan and is a UKCC Level 2 coach.
Alan King (Coach) holds the rank of 1st Dan and is a UKCC Level 1 coach.
Jim Syrett holds the rank of 3rd Dan, is a BJA Level 3 coach and was formerly a referee officiating at National-level events throughout the UK.
Club Welfare Officer
Heather Peacock is our Club Welfare Officer. She is independent from the day-to-day running of the club, in-so-far as she is not an active member, however, she does have a long association with the club via her children and as a volunteer Technical Official with JudoScotland. She can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org for any issues with regard to child welfare.
Alternatively, contact JudoScotland’s dedicated Safeguarding and Wellbeing Executive, Colin Aitken via email@example.com.