Jess founded Chiltern Cheetahs in 2012 and still competes at International level. She achieved a bronze world medal at the World Championships in 2019 and has won National Champion titles on numerous occasions. Jess has continuously worked as a gymnastics and cheerleading coach in clubs and schools from the age of 15. She is a qualified primary school teacher and also coaches school competitive gymnastic squads.
She was coaching at Chiltern Gymnastics Club since 2007 and started coaching the school cheerleading squad ‘Stoke Starlets’ entering competitions placing 1st in the County and 3rd in the Southern Region. She also taught gymnastics and Cheerleading at Maltmans Green School and Chalfont Community College. She has set up the gymnastics at Stokenchurch Primary School who had all three teams qualify for the National Finals this year. Jess is also a qualified Jazzercise Instructor.
Jess developed her dance and choreography experience training at Jackie Palmer Stage School in High Wycombe and completed her degree in Dance and Culture at Surrey University where she competed with the Surrey Angels who were University National Champions in 2010 and 2011. She was Captain for Unity Allstars Indigo in 2012 winning every competition being National and Grand Champions in 2013. Jess competed on Unity Allstars Ruby Level 5 for two years in which they achieved National and Grand Champions at Nationals, won two bids to the World Championships. Jess currently competes with Coventry Dynamite Ammunition and has just placed 3rd place at the World Championships in April 2019.
BA Hons Dance and Culture
Qualified Teachers Status
USASF Level 1 – 5 in stunts, tumbles and tosses
British Gymnastics Level 3 General Gymnastics Coach
British Gymnastics Level 1 General Gymnastics Judge
Safeguarding and protecting children certification
First Aid certification