Head Over Heels was established by British Gymnastics’ trained coaches, Kate Humphries and Bev Proctor in February 2007. The club currently has over 850 members and is the largest pre-school gymnastics club in Wales.
At Head over Heels we aim to teach children that movement and activity is fun and enjoyable. This will encourage an interest in all types of sport and lead to healthier, active children and fitter adults.
Each team member holds Enhanced CRB clearance. Kate, Bev and Megan are all first aid trained.
Kate is partner and joint Head Coach within Head Over Heels Gymnastics. Her gymnastics qualifications include Level 3 pre-school coach and level 2 General Gymnastics, Disability Gymnastics and Level 3 Cheerleading coach.
Kate has three children of her own and through a lifelong interest in physical exercise and 20 years in the leisure industry she is very aware of the benefits of exercise for all ages.
Head Coach Gymnastics and Cheerleading
Megan has been with Head Over Heels since April 2012. An experienced gymnast, Megan has significant coaching experience. Her gymnastic and cheerleading qualifications include: Welsh Gymnastics Recreational Coach Award, British Gymnastics Level 1 General Gymnastics, Level 2 Artistic Gymnastics and Rhythmic Gymnastics, Pre-school Gymnastics and Level 2 & 3 Cheerleading.
As the other partner and Head coach at Head Over Heels, Bev has also been with the Club since the start. As with Kate, her gymnastics qualifications include Level 3 Pre-school coach and level 2 General Gymnastics, Disability Gymnastics and Level 3 Cheerleading coach.
Also with three children, Bev shares an interest in exercise with Kate and believes forming a habit with exercise in the early years in essential in developing healthy exercising teens and older!
An experienced special needs teacher and previous advisor to primary schools; Cath supports Head Over Heels with any special needs issues and provides support to ensure all children are able to participate. In addition, as Club Welfare Officer, Cath is available to all parents and children should they need to contact her regarding any welfare issues.
Head Over Heels are lucky to have a strong and enthusiastic team of Gymnastics Leaders who support coaching in the classes:
Caitlan Morris (Level 1 General Gymnastics coach)
Olivia Rabaiotti (Level 1 Artistic Gymnastics coach)