Andrea founded community organisation Kids Are People Too to give back to her local community and channel her passion for physical education and helping young people reach their full potential.
Through Kids Are People Too Andrea offers coaching to young athletes, fitness classes, sports
training, health & nutrition education, summer camps and fantastic sporting events such as her Youth Olympics. All the training and activities she provides are suitable for a range of ages and abilities.
Andrea offers the young people she coaches a wealth of experience, from her time competing in the Olympics to her experiences training as an athlete and the many years since that she has been training people all over the world of all ages and abilities.
Andrea is a fully certified athletics coach with UKA Coaching Federation accreditation and is a coach at Belgrave Harriers Athletics Club, where she offers Junior training at Battersea Park Athletics track. She provides all the young people she coaches both at Belgrave Harriers and privately with access to its fantastic facilities.
Double Olympic gold-medal-winning decathlete Daley Thompson said:
“I have had the pleasure of knowing Andrea for over 30 years, during which time we trained together for and competed at two Olympic Games.
“Andrea is a fantastic athlete and brilliant coach. She is absolutely dedicated to the children she works with and committed to giving young people the chance to reach their full potential. Her knowledge of not just athletics but a wide spectrum of sports, health and wellbeing means she delivers huge value to the children and young people she works with.
“I hugely enjoy attending her sporting events, including the Youth Olympics, which are always huge fun with a fantastic atmosphere and a winning mentality.”
Andrea offers coaching and classes to young people on a wide range of sports, including but not limited to:
During school holidays including half-term, Easter and Summer breaks, Andrea also provides sports camps, providing young people with some amazing opportunities. The children at her previous camps have met Usain Bolt and traveled to great
sporting grounds outside of London.
Tom McNab, former Olympic Coach and Novelist said:
“I worked with Andrea starting when she was 16, within a year she made a European U21 Medal. Her achievements were really extraordinary, she was always dedicated and hard working.
“Bringing this drive and her many years of experience as an athlete to her coaching is sure to give the young people she works with an excellent start to their sporting careers.”
If you are interested in finding out more about coaching or holiday camps for your child and would like to contact Andrea, please feel free to email her using the contact page.