The Team

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Made up of experts in the field, trained coaches, and experienced primary school practitioners, our team is dedicated to providing first-class service. You can find out more about each staff member below.

Interested in joining us? If you think you've got what it takes to become part of our fun, dynamic, and professional staff, please send your CV to Jamila Khaoui at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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DIRECTOR: ROB WILKINSON

With over 14 years of experience in primary PE teaching, Rob is tremendously knowledgeable when it comes to School Sport. He has advised government ministers, trained hundreds of teachers and NQTs, and successfully delivered projects for both Nike UK and local authorities.

  • Moving Matters Founder & Director
  • Lambeth SSP PDM & Director of Coaching
  • Qualified UEFA B Football Coach
  • Semi-Professional Footballer
  • University of York Graduate
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ADMINISTRATOR: JAMILA KAHOUI

Jamila oversees the organisational and financial complexities of the company. Despite working behind a desk, she is arguably the fittest person in the team; Jamila regularly competes in Tough Mudders and other extremely difficult endurance events. For instance, she successfully completed the 2018 London Marathon.

  • Moving Matters Admin
  • Tough Mudder Competitor
  • London Marathon Runner (2018)
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SENIOR PRIMARY PE SPECIALIST: JENNY COADY

After being promoted to Senior Primary PE Specialist in 2016, Jenny now leads on Competitions and Holiday Camps. Moreover, she has been coaching basketball on an international level since 2010. This has allowed her to travel the world with her players and build upon her own experience competing at basketball for Ireland. 

  • Lead for Competitions and Holiday Camps
  • International-level basketball coach since 2010
  • Former competitive player of basketball for Ireland
  • Holds a Masters in Sports Pyschology with a focus on physical activity and youth
Anna

PRIMARY PE SPECIALIST: ANNA GRAJNERT

Anna is a dedicated and knowledgeable asset to the team who specialises in Gymnastics and Dance. She has been teaching aqua fit, swimming, and spinning classes since 2000. In addition, she is a trained instructor of ZUMBA and ZUMBA KIDS/JRN.

  • Trained ZUMBA & ZUMBA KIDS/JRN Instructor
  • Aqua Fit, Swimming, & Spinning Class Teacher
  • Graduate in Sport Science at the Academy of Physical Education, Poland
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PRIMARY PE SPECIALIST: MATTHEW HAYMAN

Matthew joined Moving Matters in 2014 after working as a primary school Health Coach throughout Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. As such, he is an experienced member of staff with many qualifications under his belt; he is a Level 2 Rugby Union and Dodgeball coach.

  • Level 2 Rugby Union & Dodgeball coach
  • Former Health Coach in primary schools across Aberdeenshire
  • Graduate in Sports Development with Coaching at Northumbria University
Emily

PRIMARY PE SPECIALIST: EMILY COE

Having worked as a classroom teacher for 2 years, Emily is a tremendously experienced and reassuring presence who leads our curriculum development. Besides being a Level 2 Aquatics and Swimming coach, Emily has also represented her country as a rower. 

  • Lead on curriculum development for Moving Matters
  • 2 years of classroom teaching experience
  • Level 2 Aquatics & Swimming coach
  • Former competitive rower, swimmer, & triathlete
  • Holds a degree in Sport & Physical Education (BSc) & PGCE in Primary Education (PE specialism)
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PRIMARY PE SPECIALIST: ADAM BARNARD

A specialist in tag rugby, Adam has represented England schools and played professional rugby. He has extensive experience from coaching and teaching children in England, New Zealand, and New York. Adam is also a coach for the National 1 rugby side Cambridge RFC.

  • Tag rugby specialist
  • Has coached and taught around the world
  • Former professional rugby player
  • Coach for National 1 rugby side Cambridge RFC
Conor

PRIMARY PE SPECIALIST: CONOR BROWN

Conor started with Moving Matters as an apprentice and has been successful in graduating to the role of Primary PE Specialist. Because he was born and raised in Lambeth, all the schools Conor works in are local and familiar. He is looking to develop his career in PE teaching and sports coaching whilst helping to educate young people on the importance of being and staying active.

  • Successful graduate from the Moving Matters apprentice scheme
  • A wealth of experience with the local area

 

PRIMARY PE SPECIALIST: GEORGE MARSDEN

A full-time primary school PE teacher, and semi-professional footballer in the Kent League, George is the U10s coach for our SLD Elite group.

After completing his FA Level 1 course in 2011, George started coaching for the first time with a local football club called AFC Lewisham in 2012. He has since completed his FA Level 2 course and Youth Module 1. He developed his coaching experience further by spending 4 summers working at football/kids camps in the USA.

  • U10s coach for Moving Matters SLD Elite
  • Full-time primary school PE teacher
  • FA Level 1, FA Level 2, and Youth Module 1 coach
  • Previous experience coaching AFC Lewisham

 

APPRENTICE PRIMARY PE SPECIALIST: LEVI O' NEAL-DAWSON

Levi is a graduate from the University of East London with a (BA) hons in Media and Creative Industry. Upon graduating, he split his time between freelancing for independent record labels and working on his own music. He’s recently taken steps to expand his sporting knowledge by completing an FA Level 1 in football coaching.

  • FA Level 1 football coach
  • Holds a BA (hons) in Media and Creative Industry from the University of East London