Coaches

Senior Coach - Maggie Squires

Maggie has been involved in archery since 1978. She has shot for GB internationally in field archery since 1992; and represented England in target archery at the Euronations in 2000. Maggie was involved in coaching at GB level in various capacities from 1996 to 2010, including as an assisstant Junior Coach for the GB Junior Squad from 2007-08.

Maggie began coaching at the club in 2010 as a County Coach, she has since qualified as a Senior Coach in 2018; within the club she is responsible for running a beginners course for the new members at the start of the year and preparing them for shooting in competitions. She also provides advice and coaching to more experienced members throughout the year.

Level 2 Coach - Ash Cowie

Ash originally started shooting in 2003, and joined the club in 2006 when she started university. She was Club Secretary (2007-09) and Social Secretary (2009-10). She represented the club many times shooting Recurve, and also shoots for Leicestershire County Squad. Ash was also a member of the BUCS Sports Advisory Group for archery and has helped run several BUCS Championships, including being Tournament Organiser at BUCS Outdoors from 2011 to 2014.

Since graduating in 2010 Ash has qualified as a Level 2 Archery GB Coach and now assists with coaching at the club, particularly with the novices at the start of the year.

Level 2 Coach - Tom Richardson

Tom is a third year Electronics and Computer Systems Engineering student, he joined the club in 2016. Tom started shooting in 2007; he shoots a compound bow and won the junior Cambridge County Champs in 2014

Tom has been a qualified Level 1 Coach since 2016, and passed his Level 2 assessment in 2018.

Level 2 Coach - Ben Clark

Ben joined the club in 2009 as a novice; and has previously served on the committee as Novice Rep (2009-10), STUBBS (2010-11), Secretary (2010-12, 2013-15), Chair (2015-16) and Development Officer (2016-17). Ben has recently completed a PhD in novel low-overhead, time-modulated linear arrays; having graduated in 2014 with a degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

Ben has been a qualified Level 1 Coach since 2015 and passed his Level 2 assessment in 2019.

Level 2 Coach - Sarah Warner

Sarah joined the club in 2013 as an experienced archer, having started shooting in 2009; she has served as Team Captain (2015-16) and Tournaments & Records Officer (2016-17). Sarah graduated in 2017 with a degree in Fine Art, she joined the club in 2013 as an experienced recurve archer, having started shooting in 2009. Prior to joining the club, Sarah shot for the Leicestershire and Rutland Junior Squad and the East Midlands Development Squad for several years; her biggest achievement since joining was wining a silver medal at the 2015 BUCS Indoor Champs. Sarah is also Team Captian of the Leicestershire and Rutland County Archery Association

Sarah has been a qualified Level 1 Coach since 2015 and passed her Level 2 assessment in 2019. As well as coaching at LSAC, Sarah has coached on the Leicestershire and Rutland Junior Squad and at several clubs in the county.

Level 2 Coach - Laura Hutchinson

Laura graduated in 2017 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, she is now studying for a PhD in Computer Science. Laura joined the club as a novice in 2014 and has competed for the club at many competitions, initially shooting recurve, but more recently as barebow. She was part of the the BUCS Indoor Champs novice team in 2015 where she won a bronze medal. Laura has also served on the committee as Treasurer (2015-16), Welfare Officer (2018-19) and Chair (2019-20).

Laura has been a qualified Level 1 Coach since 2016 and passed her Level 2 assessment in 2019.

Level 1 Coach - Chris Cooper

Chris is a third year Sports Technology student, he joined the club in 2017. Chris started shooting in 2012; he shoots a recurve bow and has shot for Sussex county as a junior and senior archer, he was the Bronze medalist at the 2016 Junior National Championships and has held Sussex and Southern Counties titles in Target, Field, 3D and Clout. Within the club he was part of the 2018 BUTC team, winning a silver medal. Chris is also on the committee as Equipment Officer (2018-20).

Chris has been a qualified Level 1 Coach since 2015.

Level 1 Coach - Harry Newman

Harry joined the club in 2016 as an experienced archer, he has been shooting for around 6 years, since he was 16. He is studying for a degree in Chemical Engineering and is currently in his 4th year.

Harry has been a qualified coach since December 2015.

Level 1 Coach - Jordanna Marsh

Jordanna is studying for a degree in Product Design Engineering and is currently in her third year. Jordanna joined the club in Autumn 2015 as a novice, she originally shot a recurve bow and shot for the novice and experienced teams on several occasions; more recently she has switched to compound. Jordanna has also served on the committee as Social Secretary (2017-18) and Chair (2018-19).

Jordanna has been a qualified Level 1 Coach since 2017.

Level 1 Coach - Laura Mallinson

Laura is studying for a PhD in Mathematical Sciences (Algebraic geometry), having graduated in 2017 with a BSc in Mathematics. Laura started shooting in July 2014 and joined the club in October of that year; she shoots a recurve bow and has shot for the Experienced Ladies Team at BUCS on several occasions. Laura also serves on the committee as Team Captain (2018-20)

Laura has been a qualified Level 1 Coach since 2017.