Meet the Staff

Meet The Staff

Jennie Collier

Jennie has been our dance coordinator since 2012 and heads up and delivers on all our dance initiatives from Jitterbugs to Motion (Adult dance). A graduate of Chester University with a BA (Hons) in Dance. She has built a fantastic reputation for fun and imaginative routines and is well respected by Staff, Parents, Teachers and Pupils. She is our lead coach in Schools. Jennies end of camp finales have also now become something of legend.

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Bethan Marshall

Bethan is one of our lead dance coaches and one of our ‘original 4’ Dance team. A teaching assistant in the week, Bethan is a regular Saturday Morning Coach and is much loved by all the children in particular the younger group. Beth also delivers Dance birthday parties to all ages.

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Emma Longden

Emma is another one of our lead dance coaches on our Dance Camps. Emma originally headed up our Saturday Morning Dance before moving to University. At such a young age Emma developed a fantastic professional approach mixed with a tremendous amount of fun, as shown on our camps. More recently Emma has been seen on our Multi Sports Camps, putting her hockey skills to fantastic use.

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Leanne Spencer

Leanne is the final member of our original Dance team. Leanne is our lead Jitterbug coach, working and forming a fantastic relationship with the toddlers and parents at Jitterbugs of a Saturday Morning. Leanne also delivers after schools clubs at several local schools. Another regular on camps Leanne is following in Jennies footsteps studying Dance at Chester University.

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Ellie Smith

A member of our team since 2013, Ellie has recently moved into the role of head coach, working on several of our After School clubs, camps and most recently Trespass Dance. Ellie users her fantastic imagination to plan some lovely routines to both young and old. Ellie is one in a long line of the fantastic dancers to come out of Buxton Community Schools amazing dance department.

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Abbie Ingleby

Abbie is one of CHCS volunteer ‘rookie’ coaches, with a fantastic career in front of her. Abbie has recently started to work a few days at our dance camps, as well as working on After School Dance at her old primary school with us. She is a fantastic listener, gaining valuable experience from our existing coaches. A very bright prospect

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Celeste Chadwick

Another BA (Hons) Dance graduate, this time from UCLAN, CC is a very popular member of our Dance Camp staff amongst all. A fun, exciting, bright character CC never fails to brighten up the day for all around her, and is known for choosing the best songs for her routines.

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Jennie Gladstone

Jennie G or Geordie Jennie as she is known is a current University of Derby student. An award winning freestyle dancer in her own right Jennie G has been a great addition to our staff on Saturday Mornings, Trespass and after school clubs. She is popular with fellow coaches and dancers alike, and nothing better than when Jennie performs one of her routines for us.

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Sam Allsop

Sam has been with CHCS from the very start and has become a master of all trades. Sam can be found on the odd day of dance camp delivering often Disney based routines. More recently Sam has becomes a valuable member of our Bright Sports coaching team, using her previous knowledge to this role.

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Billie Jade Fox

Billie joined our Saturday Morning Dance team in August 2015, and has instantly become a popular member of our team. She is also seen coaching in numerous after school clubs alongside Ellie and Jennie.

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Tuesday Ibbotson

Tuesday is another one of our dance coaches, and another one of the excellent dancers from BCS. Tuesday works solely on our dance camps and is hugely popular with the children of all ages providing a fun, caring and professional approach to all tasks given.

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Chris Hill

Head Coach Chris is a graduate in (BA) Coaching and Sports Development from MMU Cheshire. Over the past 10 years Chris has worked in several local schools across the area as well as clubs and sports development units. Previously Chris has worked for Crewe Alex Football Club, Buxton Ladies Football Club and Stockport County FC, The Greater Manchester Centre of Excellence and many more. Chris has previously run and worked on dozens of Holiday sports camps and in after school sport clubs across the area. Chris is fully qualified in several sports and specific areas of these sports.

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Danny Deveney

Originally a University of Derby Student, Danny is now our Football Coordinator of Saturday Morning and After School Football. Danny has built up a fantastic reputation amongst children, teachers and parents with his coaching style. Danny is also well respected around the world with his coaching, working for various companies in the USA and Canada in similar Coordinator roles.

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Peter Taylor

Pete has been with us since 2014 has quickly proven a hit with the children in schools and Saturday Morning Football. Our village schools expert, Pete is a fantastic role model to pupils in all years and has specialties in Football, Cricket and Dodgeball.

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Luke Stow

Luke is the sponge on CHCS, soaking up all the knowledge of his fellow coaches. With us a rookie since 14, Luke has now grown into a professional, mature young man who is working his way through his coaching qualifications. He is hugely popular at amongst all, but mainly the children on Saturday Morning Football and Camp

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Sam Longden

Sam is a multi-talented coach at CHCS, with qualifications in Football, Swimming, Hockey and Dodgeball. A true professional, Sam is renowned for fantastic planning in all sports who always provides top quality sessions in schools, after schools clubs etc. Sam is also often found working at the local children’s centers on schemes such as H.A.T.S

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Josh Leggett

Josh has become an important member of our coaching team on our Holiday camps. He is also more recently seen delivering on After School Clubs. A graduate of PE teaching from Leeds Met University, Josh has a variety of skills in a variety of sports.

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Ian Webb

Ian is simply the glue of CHCS Summer Camps. Again, with us since the start, Ian is the calm, reliable, friendly face that a lot of children find comfort in at camp. Popular by everyone, Ian is also a fantastic coach in his own right, especially at our Football Camps.

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Rob Goodwin

Rob works on after school clubs up and across the area. He is also often seen working with the little group at Football Camps and has become a key member of our holiday camps staff.

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Matt Clayton

Matt is our lead coach on Bright Sports. Delivering sport to a adults with a range of disabilities. He has quickly become a popular member on this scheme. Mat has also recently been honing his teaching skills on our summer camps, as he enters is PGCE PE degree to sit alongside his coaching qualifications.

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Matt Bailey

Matt is another one of our CHCS Holiday Camp coaches who is fully qualified teacher. A Level 2 Football coach, with numerous Youth Modules under his belt also, Matt is a vey popular amongst the older group at Football. With is fun, caring personality making him popular with campers, parents and staff alike.

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Will Drennan

A PE teacher with 10 years experience, will has been a great addition to our Multi Sports staff on summer camps. Bringing his knowledge in a variety of skills and games. A good sportsperson in his own right, Will is always a bookies favourite in our staff challenges.

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Cory Flint

Cory has been a member of our summer staff for 2 years now bringing his all round ability and coaching style to camp. A popular teacher and coach from the Buxton area, Cory is a keen Footballer, Golfer and Cricketer, something which he brings into his coaching. A fun, laid back character Cory is popular amongst all.

Alumni

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Ethan Knowlson

Whilst studying at University of Derby Ethan was one of our original Saturday Morning Football Coaches, and one of the building blocks to the success we have today. Ethan also delivered several of our after school clubs. A popular, fun member of the staff, Ethan was the 1st ever CHCS Easter Staff Dance Off Champion.

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Jack Bolton

Like Ethan, Jack was one of our original Saturday Morning Football Coaches. Using his calm, controlled approach JB, became very popular with the toddler group. Jack has now forged a successful career for himself coaching in America