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Kelly Stacey - Head Coach

Originally from South Africa, I began my dance training on the Island of St Maarten and moved to Los Angeles to study at The School of the Los Angeles Classical Ballet and West Coast Musical Theatre Co.

I continued my studies in London with The Urdang Academy of Performing Arts, completing a three year Diploma in performing arts. I presented my early work in the UK at numerous dance venues, while performing and taking on the role of dance captain with Southern Approach, (A touring theatrical production).  I appeared as a choreographer in the production “Dansing”, staring Wayne Sleep. I founded Calinda Dance Co, a performing arts school, which offered classes in various different dance styles. Calinda Dance Co ran successfully for five years.

Following a move back to St Maarten, I founded Funk Masters (A dance and Gymnastics school), and took up a position of performing arts teacher for Learning Unlimited and the St Maarten Montessori school. 

Returning to the UK in 2010, I joined the British Army, I served 5½ years with the RLC as a heavy goods driver.


Qualifications: Level 1 General gymnastics, Level 2 Womens Artistic, Level 2 TeamGym. Level 3 TeamGym Floor Module. British Gymnastics Club Management Certificate. I am currently completing my Level 3 TeamGym Trampet and Tumbling Modules. I hold a current first aid Certificate, Safeguarding and child protection certificate. Time to Listen Welfare Officer trained and DBS Checked.


Abigail Bradley - Senior Gymnastics Coach

Abigail (Abby) Bradley has been involved in gymnastics from the young age of 3. She competed up to regional level, representing the Southern Region at grade 4 and even participated in a few friendly international club competitions.

She qualified as a level 5 Assistant Gymnastics coach in 1997 where she worked with children between the ages of 4 to 10 years at Bishopswood Infant School and the Hurst Leisure Centre. She took a break from gym to attend university. With such a love of the sport she returned at age 27 to training where she joined an Acro Trio group. The trio enjoyed competitions at the British Veterans and Scottish Championships in both Acro and Artistic gymnastics. In September 2014 she joined a contemporary dance class for the first time.

She is looking forward to the new challenge of sharing her gymnastic knowledge in a dance setting to combine the two disciplines.

Qualifications: Level 1 and 2 Women’s Artistic. Safeguarding, child protection certificate and DBS checked.

Emily Lannigan - Gymnastics Coach

Emily was born in Basingstoke and is a Senior TeamGym Gymnast at Bracknell Gymnastics Club. Emily is currently competeling her A-Levels, with a view to furthering her education at University.


Qualifications: Level one women's artisitic gymnastics coach and will be looking to complete her level 2 women’s artistic coaching certificate this year.  

Safeguarding, child protection certificate and DBS checked.