Jess has been coaching for eleven years at both clubs and schools, starting off as a gymnastics coach leading her to take her Cheerleading qualifications.
She was coaching at Chiltern Gymnastics Club since 2007 and founded Chiltern Cheetahs. Jess 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 in Gerrards Cross and is now teaching at 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 ran tumble classes at Rush Trampoline Park in High Wycombe and is also a Jazzercise Instructor.
Jess has also had plenty of dance/choreography experience training at Jackie Palmer Stage School in High Wycombe for ten years leading to a degree in Dance at Surrey University. Jess is currently a Primary School Teacher at Stokenchurch Primary School.
Jess started Cheerleading in 2008 where she competed with
the Surrey Angels who were National Champions at Level 2 (FC Nationals 2010 and 2011). She was Captain for Unity Allstars Indigo in 2012 winning every competition being National and Grand Champions 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 which no other UK team has done before.
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
Qualified Teachers Status