Charles Havill

Charlie has been involved in parkour since the age of 13 after being introduced to it through his friends. Charlie has been an active member of the international parkour community since the age of 18.

Over the past five years, Charlie has attended jams, competed, and led seminars across much of Europe and North America. During that time, Charlie has worked to develop close personal relationships with a range of participants across the international structured and unstructured parkour communities.

Charlie has a first-class bachelors degree in linguistics and is currently completing his masters in psychology at Exeter University.

Charlie is interested in applying quantitative and qualitative methods to help identify areas for growth in the structured and unstructured UK parkour communities 

Nadine Barnard

Nadine has a First Class BSc degree in Sport Studies, along with a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) in Physical Education. With over 25 years of experience working in sport, she has worked in various sectors including Local Authorities, Education, Active Partnerships and an NGB. Nadine has lead teams within these sectors to increase participation in sport at grass-roots level. Throughout her time of working in sport she has worked across the sporting landscape including coaching, sports development, sports events, participation and performance sport.  

Nadine has always been involved in sport whether professionally or personally and spent the majority of her life in gymnastics as both a participant and as a coach. Nadine loves travelling and is always willing to try new sports and experiences and will give anything a go, particularly if it looks fun! In the past Nadine has tried parachute jumping, snowboarding, surfing, climbing, abseiling and scuba diving in various parts of the world. 

Nadine has previously lived in Australia and now lives in a rural Shropshire village with her husband Steve and son Alfie (3). 


Max Ward

Max found his passion for Parkour while living in Clermont-Ferrand France in 2012. He has since become a well-known member of the international parkour community, making every effort to join events and gatherings.

Now based in the London, where he completed his film degree, Max is an active participant in the UK Parkour scene as an athlete, filmmaker and event-organiser.  

Tom Redfern

Tom’s parkour journey began in his first year of college when he discovered that one of the extracurricular sports on offer was parkour. After falling in love with the sport on day 1, over the next few years, he set his sights on making this hobby his life.

In 2016 he established Project Z Parkour, a coaching organisation that offers parkour classes and workshops across Greater Manchester to help share his passion with the next generation of practitioners. In 2019 Tom took part in his first parkour competition and found the new dimension it brought to his training to be intoxicating. Since then, Tom has built a reputation for himself as one of the most consistent competitive parkour athletes in the North of the UK. 

Sam Bradley

Sam has spent the last two decades in senior roles supporting athletes and teams across Professional, Olympic and Paralympic sports.  These have included Welsh Rugby, England Cricket, GB Hockey, British Equestrian, and the UK Sports Institute.  He is also currently vice-chair of the Performance Advisory Group for Archery GB.

Sam is passionate about supporting others to succeed, to grow, and to be the best they can be.  He believes in the power of sport and physical activity and the positive role it can play in the health and well-being of all in society, ensuring that it is accessible to everyone.

Sam was attracted to Parkour UK because of its open, democratic, inclusive approach and the potential to build a healthy, stable NGB to fulfill its mission to serve, elevate, and add value to the Parkour community.

Sam holds a Masters in Sporting Directorship and is a qualified executive coach.

Jude Taylor

Jude brings with her an excellent knowledge of the UK’s sporting landscape with almost 20 years of experience in management roles within the sports and charity sectors. She has held notable positions with various sports committees and is an accomplished leader and motivator of people.

She specializes in sports governance, integrity, equality, diversity, and inclusion. Jude particularly enjoys facing big strategic challenges, change management, and problem-solving, utilizing her extensive network within the industry.

Jude is currently supporting UK Sport in the role of Sport Advisor, leading the frontline assurance of UK Sports standards and requirements with NGBs, including in governance, diversity, and integrity. Prior to this, she was the Chief Executive Officer of an independent charity, Together Active, where she developed a strong organisational culture and achieved excellent governance standards.