Coaches

Dean Macey, Athletics Olympian

Athletics

Dean Macey

Olympian

Dean Macey was England’s leading decathlete for a decade. His first major triumph was a silver medal at the 1999 World Championships, which helped him win BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. The following year he was fourth in the Sydney Olympics and followed that with a World Championships Silver Medal. He was again fourth in the Athens Olympics, before winning a Gold Medal in the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. He has a personal best of 8603 points.

Charlotte Edwards CBE, Head Coach, Southern Brave

Cricket

Charlotte Edwards CBE

Head Coach, Southern Brave

Charlotte is the leading women’s cricketer of the modern era, and current Head Coach of Southern Brave in The Hundred competition.  She played for England over 300 times, 220 as captain, establishing a number of international run scoring records.  She led the team to victory in two World Cups and an Ashes series, scoring over 10,000 international runs. Her unique achievements have been widely recognised, including ‘Cricketer of the Year’ awards from ICC, ECB and Wisden.  She was appointed MBE and CBE for her services to the game. English cricket’s women’s T20 competition has been named The Charlotte Edwards Cup in her honour

Adam Dixon, Former Great Britain Hockey Captain

Hockey

Adam Dixon

Former Great Britain Hockey Captain

Adam has recently been appointed as Director of Sport at Clifton College after retiring after the Tokyo Olympics. Adam captained Great Britain in the Olympics games in Tokyo 2021. Throughout his career he made 290 appearances for Great Britain and England and scored an impressive 22 goals. In 2014 he won Commonwealth Bronze in Glasgow. He also played his club hockey at Beeston for 14 seasons.

Tracey Neville MBE, Performance Operations Director, Manchester Thunder

Netball

Tracey Neville MBE

Performance Operations Director, Manchester Thunder

In 2021 Tracey Neville MBE and Commonwealth Games winning netball coach with the England Roses, was appointed by current Super League Champions Manchester Thunder as Performance Operations Director. Tracey was Head Coach of the medal winning England team and at the 2019 World Cup. She had previously led them to an unprecedented Gold Medal at the previous year's Commonwealth Games and Bronze in the 2015 World Cup. She was awarded the MBE for services to Netball.