Meet the team of sport coaches at Downside School, they are the team of specialist physical education coaches who deliver exceptional physical education to GCSE & Sixth Form.
Sport Coaches at Downside School
Head of Rugby Development and a past professional player for Bath Rugby. A Level 3 RFU Coach, he has been lead coach of the Elite Player Development Squad. Alongside his full time role at Downside, Mike now coaches the U16 Bath Academy Squad.
Cricket Coach. Professional player for Somerset, and previously Warwickshire. He has won T20 tournaments across the world, in South Africa, Australia and Bangladesh and competed in IPL.
Sports Administrator. Member of GB Judo Team, Level 2 Judo Coach and Qualified Lifeguard. Current England Judo Champion.
Rugby & Cricket Coach. ECB County cricket coach and a talent scout for Somerset County Cricket club. U16 Head Coach for Rugby & Cricket
Head of Athletic Development. Developing Biathle and Triathlon initiatives at Downside. County and Regional honours for Cross Country and distance running
Head of Academic PE. County, Regional and National playing honours in Hockey. Coached at County and Regional Schools level
Housemaster of Powell. Captained Hughes Hall, Cambridge in Cricket. County Schools Rugby honours – Level 2 qualified coach. Head Coach of U14 Rugby & Cricket
Mr B Edge
Teacher of Hockey
Deputy Head Master. Cambridge Rugby Blue & played for London Scottish RFC. U15 Head Coach for Rugby & Cricket
2nd XI Football Coach
Graduate Assistant, Sport
Mr A Longshaw
House Master of Roberts. County honours in Rugby, Cricket & Athletics. 2nd XV Head Coach.
Head of Humanities at Downside, he is an Athletics and Cross Country specialist. Previously Head of Football at Oakham School.
Miss L Whittaker