Coaching Team

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.

Grant Jennings


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

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Josh Calland


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

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.

Lois Jennings


Lois started Taekwondo in 2012, she gained her black belt in 2017 and recent completed her coaching badge.

Taylor Boyd


Former Team GB Athlete, Taylor puts our students through their paces teaching Poomsae Tuesday evenings.

Ben Haines


Former GB Taekwondo Olympic team member, Ben coaches our students at comps, most recently at the British Nationals.