Coaching Team

Ed Calland - Taekwondo Head Coach

Ed Calland

Head Coach

From a parent watching his boys, to a competitor and now a coach.  Ed is founder and head coach at Whiston [more…]


Dave Bellis - Taekwondo Coach
Dave Bellis

Senior Coach

Former military man Dave is the senior coach for our younger athletes, putting them through their paces 4 times a week [more…]

 

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Senior Coach

Former GB Taekwondo Olympic team member, Ben started Taekwondo at the age of 11, and  now coaches our senior students [more…]

 

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Taylor Boyd

Coach

Former Team GB Athlete, Taylor,  puts our students through their paces teaching Poomsae Tuesday evenings and does 1 to 1 coaching sessions also [more…]

 

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Laura Bellis

Instructor

Laura started taekwondo at the age of 7.  As a teenager she took part in the GB Development programme.  She now coaches at Whiston and is also a Level 2 centre referee [more…]

 

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Grant Jennings

Instructor

Grant trains and helps coach the beginners and pee wees.  He also brings 3 of his grandchildren along to classes [more…]

 

 

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Lois Jennings

Instructor

Lois started Taekwondo in 2012, she gained her black belt in 2017 and recent completed her coaching badge [more…]

 

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Josh Calland

Instructor

In Sept 2018 Josh returned to full time training with GB Taekwondo in Manchester.
Josh helps out coaching the black belts on Saturday’s.