MEET THE TEAM

Platinum Dance and Sport is led by a fantastic team of coaches, dancers and back office staff. We work hard to ensure we know the people we work with and coach so we believe you should get to know us and what we bring to the business. If you have any questions on your coach not listed here please feel free to contact us

 

NEIL

Director

Neil is sports through and through. From a young age taking his passion as a player he has formed a career as a highly rounded and experienced coach. With a wealth of sports coaching badges, certificates and awards. Neil has both a National Diploma in Sport and a BaHons in Sport Development, using his experience to constantly innovate in the way PDS coaches. Neil has has taken his interest in football to the highest level as an instructor qualified as a UEFA coach, as a player Neil has a distinguished career. Neil also forms part of the scouting system for Everton Football Club, which allows him to offer pathways of development for any stand out talent spotted.

 

 

NICKY

Dance Teacher

Dancing since the age of 2 1/2. Nicola has studied & trained in all aspects, styles an genres of dance. With the dream of being a choreographer, Nicky went on to train at Wirral metropolitan college, gaining her Btec National Diploma in Dance - performing arts at Triple distinction level. During & after college Nicola performed with a number of theatre companies around the country, but her true passion was to choreograph & teach. Taking a course with the I.D.T.A (international dance teachers association) allowed her to achieved her full Dance Teachers associate in freestyle dance. Working as a freelance dance teacher Nicola also runs her own dance school specialising in street, hip hop, commercial & break dance.

'Dance like nobody's watching'' a phrase Nicola likes to use to encourage her classes.

 

HELEN 

Dance Teacher

 



Helen is an accomplished dancer who trained at Merseyside Dance and Drama receiving dilpomas in performing arts specialising in musical theatre. Helen is trained to teach in Modern, Tap, Contemporary, Ballroom, Latin and Hip Hop to name a few. Helen has spent time as a professional dancer whilst developing her skills as a teacher for over 10 years. Experienced in teaching many styles of dance to all ages, groups and abilities. Helen is proficient and flexible in her approach.

 

 

Peter

Sports Coach

Ever since Peter was little, he has been living, eating and sleeping sport. Peter's top sport is Football. After a full childhood of grassroots football, playing as a Goalkeeper, he became a YTS player at Southport FC and Leigh Genesis FC. It was those two years that inspired him to become a coach. He gained BTEC and NVQ qualifications in sports coaching and instruction to go with his FA Level 1 Coaching Qualification. Just last year, after completing his FA Level 1 Goalkeeper Coaching Qualification, he went to America for four months as a Youth Soccer Coach, coaching children of various ages and educating local Volunteer Coaches. Being Freelance, he has been able to have his coaching services regularly procured for various sports striving to make sport as fun as possible,