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Meet the Staff

RICHARD KEAR 

Job Role: Business Manager/Sport Team Trainer and Qualified BTEC Teacher.

Background: My background starts from being a professional Football player at Cheltenham Town Football Club. From there, I have gone on to have a good semi professional playing career. This pathway lead me into completing my Coaching badges and starting a coaching company called ProStars. I am a Uefa B qualified coach and have a Sports Coaching Degree. I have been involved in a managerial role for over 14 years and recently I have became a qualified Project Manager. My role is to help develop the College/HND and increase student numbers on new and current courses. 

Interests: What I find very rewarding is working with students daily to help enourage them to be thereselves and grow as people. Seeing their journey take place from day one until the day they leave is incredibly rewarding and being part of that process is something I am very proud of. 
 
 
JORDAN FISHWICK

Job Role: Lead Lecturer (Higher National Diploma in Sport and BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport).

Background: My professional background has always revolved around sport. I completed my degree in Sports Science and Sport Education, achieving a first class. After completing my degree I then completed a PGCE in Primary School Teaching, specialising in Physical Education. I have over 7 years coaching experience in local Primary Schools and 4 years experience teaching and lecturing post 16 education. 

Interests: I am particularly interested in the role sport can play in the development of children both physically and mentaly. I also enjoying playing football, darts and snooker!  


JAMIE HENDERSON

 
Job Role: BTEC and HND tutor/sports coach
 
Background: I am entering my 3rd year as a tutor at Forest Sports Education, and my background and experience revolves around sports coaching, which I have done for the last 11 years, in local sports clubs and primary schools, whilst my degree is in Sports Coaching and Fitness. Additionally, I am. currently working towards my UEFA B qualification.
 
Interests: I have an interest in the majority of sports, with particular interest in football and American football, whilst I am also especially interested in sports coaching, management and leadership.