Aimee Walker

Name: Aimee Walker
Role: Joint Head Coach, Director

Qualifications:
Level 4 TeamGym Coach
Level 2 Tumbling Coach
Level 2 Freestyle Coach
Level 2 Women’s Artistic Coach
Level 2 Pre School Coach
Level 2 Cheerleading
British Gymnastics Coach Mentor
Level 3 Personal Trainer (incl. Nutrition)
AS Level Dance
Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence
Child Protection Certificate
First Aid Certificate

Involvement in Coaching:
I started off as a helper at Leeds Esprit at the age of 13, and then gained my first coaching qualification at the age of 16. I coach both recreational and teamgym competitive groups at the club. As a coaching team, we have helped gymnasts achieve some fantastic results at teamgym competitions, with two teams representing Leeds Esprit at the British Championships. I also love working with our recreational gymnasts, and seeing them develop their gymnastics skills, whilst keeping fit and having fun!

Involvement in Sport:
Gymnastics
I have been involved in gymnastics all of my life. I have competed at national club grade level in Women’s Artistic, and at National level in TeamGym, and I still do a few TeamGym competitions for fun!

Diving
As a junior diver, I was British champion a number of times, and I have also been a part of the GB diving squad. I have represented Great Britain at a number of International competitions including Junior European & World Championships, and the Youth Olympics, where I won bronze & silver medals, for 10m & 3m syncro.