Eleanor Walker /

Eleanor Walker

Role

Coaching & Talent Development Senior Officer

Biography

Sporting background:

Artistic and Acrobatic Gymnast, represented Wales in acrobatic gymnastics, Head Coach of Newport Acrobatic Gymnastics Club for 7 years (Level 3 Coach), coached Junior Welsh Squad. Currently playing netball for Creigiau A's in division 2 of the Cardiff & district League - will continue until my body holds out!! Graduated from University of Bath in 2005 with 2.1 BSc (Hons) degree in Sport & Exercise Sciences

Previous roles or work experience:

Coaching Officer for the Welsh Sports Association working with identified National Governing Bodies of Sport in Wales, Coaching & Workforce Development Officer for Sport Cardiff for 6 years.

How did you get into your discipline?

Began coaching at the age of 15 within my gymnastics club, quickly progressed up the chain to achieving Level 3, Senior Club Coach, then completed a degree in Sport & Exercise Sciences and began working within sports development after graduating.