Nadine Barnard

Head of Development

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).