The Coachmakers Staff

Liz BarkerLiz Barker, Director of Education to Employment

Liz is our Director of Education to Employment. An experienced and qualified teacher and manager specialising in the recruitment , retention and progression of disengaged, hard to reach and NEET young people. My passion is to ensure every young person reaches their full potential and moves into a sustainable outcome. Using a range of coaching and mentoring techniques to ensure disengaged young people have the opportunity to succeed.

Beth Wilshaw, Tutor
Beth Wilshaw

Beth is another graduate of our Coachmakers programme in Cornwall. She is a level two football coach and an award winning multi-skills coach. Beth’s continued to develop her skills and knowledge and now tutor’s across both the level two and three programmes in Cornwall.

Shane ClaridgeShane Claridge, & Assessor

Shane is a tutor and assessor delivering mainly on our level three programmes and apprenticeships across the West of England. Shane is also part of the rugby coaching team at Bristol University and the first team coach at Old Bristolians.

Vicki HardingVicki Harding, Tutor & Assessor

Vicki is a tutor and assessor mainly delivering on our level two programmes and apprenticeships across the West of England. Vicki also supports our quality assurance processes and is our internal verifier for our Cornwall programmes. Vicki also plays and coaches netball at different clubs across Bristol.

John GlanvilleJohn Glanville, Head of Finance

John is the Head of Finance at 2nd Chance Group. John has 30 years of experience in the financial industry both as a bank branch and commercial manager. In his time John has supported the bank and a range of businesses through times of change and with the management of staff.

Natasha MillsNatasha Mills, Cornwall Manager

Natasha is the Director of Engagement to Education for Coachmakers. Tasha leads on quality, community and coach development. She also manages our staff and Cornwall centre.

Mo SarwarMo Sarwar, Internal Verifier

Mo is an Internal Verifier at 2nd Chance Group and assesses across a wide range of programmes.

Mo is an experienced coach and trainer with over 35 years experience of providing services to individuals and organisations across the United Kingdom. As a Level IV (Elite) Squash Coach, I have played squash at club, county, national and international level representing England.

For the last 6 years I have also been a Coach educator/assessor/IV/Lead Tutor for Coachwise, Street Games and Sports Coach UK which has enabled me to work across lots of different sports and activities.

Iwona Hawrylak

Iwona Hawrylak, Functional Skills Tutor

Iwona is a qualified tutor / assessor and has vast experience in delivering entry level – level 2 functional skills qualifications in a variety of settings.

Barry Dymianczuk

Barry Dymianczuk, Programme of Study Tutor

A newly qualified tutor and assessor with over 10 years’ experience of running his own successful sports coaching company. A keen football coach until recently was head coach of local football teams.

Rebecca Proctor

Rebecca Proctor, Administrator

Rebecca is responsible for the day to day admin.