Meet the Team

Alison Bagnall

Department: MD

Favourite Quote: “If you want to predict the future you need to create it.”
Peter Drucker

James Clarke

Department: Future Talent Director

Favourite Quotes: “Live with Passion.” and “Deeds not Words.”
Tony Robbins and Emmeline Pankhurst

Julie Watkinson

Department: Director

Favourite Quote “Two men looked out through the same prison bars, one saw mud the other saw stars.”
Frederick Langridge

Tony Spencer

Department: Director

Favourite Quote: “Tiny improvements multiplied = significant gains.”
Sir Dave Brailsford

Lucy Read

Department: Programme Manager

Favourite Quote: “What you think you become.”

Jane Klepper-Stephens

Department: L&D Strategist

Favourite Quote: “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”
Maya Angelou

Angela Renshaw

Department: Programme Manager

Favourite Quote: “Excellence is never an accident; it is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skilful execution and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities”

Lynda Evans

Department: Coach

Favourite Quote: “To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and to leave the world a better place.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rob Briddick

Department: Finance

Favorite Quote: “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.”
Stephen Hawkins

Samantha Willcock

Department: Support

Favourite Quote: “This is Manchester – we do things differently here.”
Tony Wilson

Janet Greenwood

Department: Trainer & Coach

Favourite Quote: “What one does is what counts, not what one had the intention of doing.”
Pablo Picasso


Department: Reception

Favourite Quote – “There is no such thing as bad weather, just soft people”
Bill Bowerman

Emma Brewer

Department: Coach

Favourite Quote: “Anything is possible – Just hard work and grafting.”
Mo Farah

Georgia Smyth

Department: Administration

Favourite Quote: “If you can dream it – you can do it.”
Walt Disney

Mandy Jones

Department: Coach

Favourite Quote: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

Neil Clarke-Strange

Department: Coach

Favourite Quote: “Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us.”
Earl Nightingale

Debra Parton

Department: Coach

Favourite Quote: “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”
Stephen King

Andy Fleet

Department: Trainer

Favourite Quote: “Change is inevitable – growth is optional.”
John Maxwell

Simon Bernstein

Department: Trainer

Favourite Quote: “There are 3 types of people in this world. Those that make things happen; those that watch things happen and those that wonder what happened; which are you?”
Mary Kay Ash

Andy Flanagan

Department: Coach

Favourite quote: “Don’t fear failure, low aim is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail” – Bruce Lee

Vickie Mitchell

Department: Coach

Favourite quote: “The more you are grateful for what you have the more you will have to be grateful for” – Zig Ziglar

Jack Hoyle

Department: Marketing

Favourite quote: “Do or do not there is no try” – Yoda

Graham Norris

Department: Coach

Favourite quote: “You can neither win nor lose if you don’t run the race” – David Bowie

Frank Butler

Department: Coach

Favourite quote: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela

Dave Tyler

Department: Trainer

Favourite Quote: “ Luck is just preparation waiting for an opportunity”

Carmel Brown

Department: Coach

Favourite Quote: “Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.”