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How do we find such great gymnastics coaches?

I take the hiring of staff very seriously. This includes everyone from the coaching team through to service and sales. Finding the right people who understand and care about our core values and who can deliver what is expected of them each and every time is vital. After all we are looking after your most precious belongings, your children. So, how do we find such great gymnastics coaches?

I am very lucky to have a fantastic team of people around me. We invest a lot of time and money in recruiting the right people and then offering them regular training days brought to them by the Flair University helping them to deliver excellent service and top notch coaching so that they can be the best possible team to look after you and your child. I believe that it's super important to reward the team for their hard work which is why I introduced the Coach of the Month award which recognises their efforts when they display the Flair Necessities (our service standards). We have an awesome coaching team and some of our coaches have been with us for a very long time. Take Lead Coach Sam Archer at Club Spectrum, for example. She has been with us for 19 years now. I sat down with Sam and found out a bit more about what makes her tick. Here's what she told me...

Lead Coach Sam from Club Spectrum

SAM ARCHER - LEAD COACH

So Sam, how did you find out about or first get into coaching at Flair? "I came to Flair to do my practical hours for my gymnastics qualification and have never looked back."

Tell us about your role at Flair. "I first started as a coach at Kenyngton Manor School in Sunbury, the very first Flair club. I am Lead Coach at Club Spectrum, I run our special educational needs programme and I am the trampolining party planner."

We are always on the lookout for smart, switched on and enthusiastic coaches to join our friendly team. If you are passionate about gymnastics and are super keen to learn and grow as a coach then we'd love to hear from you. 

LEARN MORE > www.GymnasticsJobs.co.uk

Gymnastics coach Sam receives a qualification at the Flair University

CONTINUAL STAFF TRAINING AT FLAIR UNIVERSITY

What are your hobbies? "Trampolining, running, watching sporting events and spending time with family and friends."

TRAMPOLINE CLASSES

Have you done gymnastics as a child or an adult? "I started trampolining when I was 8 years old and continued trampolining classes right through to adulthood. I still enjoy a bounce! I think it's important to find a sport that you really enjoy doing as a child that helps you create healthy habits for life."

Are you married? "Yes. My husband is Matt and we have a daughter called Rose." 

You are the event co-ordinator for 'The Flair Championships.' Are you getting excited for Saturday? "Yes. My biggest challenge is being the operational manager for the Flair Invitational Events and the Flair Championships. There are so many different components that you need to make happen when you are organising an event. It's very rewarding when you see everything come together on the big day. I'm very much looking forward to 'The Flair Championships' this year on the 30th November."

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I know you are involved in teaching the children their competition routines. Do you have a top tip for helping the students to memorise their routines? "Yes. I find the best way to remember a routine is to break it down into small sections and keep adding moves until the routine is complete. 'PLUS ONE' is an effective learning tool to ensure the routine is performed to the best standard whilst not overloading the student with a sometimes complex string of moves."

Children marching in at The Flair Championships gymnastics competition

FLAIR INVITATIONAL EVENT

Would you like your daughter to follow in your gymnastics footsteps? "Yes, I hope she does. I'd like her to build her confidence through gymnastics, make new like-minded friends and have lots of fun at class, just like I did when I was a child."

Lead Coach Sam's daughter gives her mum the thumbs up

THUMBS UP FROM SAM'S DAUGHTER ROSE!

We are always on the lookout for smart, switched on and enthusiastic coaches to join our friendly team. If you are passionate about gymnastics and are super keen to learn and grow as a coach then we'd love to hear from you. 

LEARN MORE > www.GymnasticsJobs.co.uk

Best wishes,

Richard Colour Headshot

Richard
Flair Founder & CEO

P.S. If you are passionate about gymnastics and are super keen to learn and grow as a coach then we'd love to hear from you. 

LEARN MORE > www.GymnasticsJobs.co.uk