Our Team

Quality staff providing a quality service.

All Buzzers Academy staff work term time as school based PE tutors and hold (as a minimum) the following qualifications -

  • Enhanced DBS (clear).

  • Paediatric First Aid.

  • Safeguarding & Protecting Children.

  • Minimum Level 2 coaching/teaching award.

Below are the core team behind our hugely successful Buzzers Academies...

 
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MATT WALKER

Managing Director

Matt is the creator of Buzzers Academies and has been an active part of the team since its launch in 2010. His passion and enthusiasm for Buzzers is as strong now as it was back in 2010 when Buzzers was born! Matt has played a high standard of Cricket at both junior and senior level, having represented both Kent and Derbyshire. He is a dad to twin girls, who he hopes one day will take over the reigns of his business. Matt also owns a business which works with children and young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs & Disabilities).

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GARETH BRIDGE

Operations Manager

Gareth has a wealth of experience and knowledge in the sports, education and leisure industries, and uses this to develop our Academies on a day to day basis. Gareth plays Football, Cricket and Rugby in his social time, as well as being a health and nutrition enthusiast. He also has a daughter who regularly attends our Bromley Academy. Gareth's energy and passion for this industry is extraordinary and he plays a crucial role in the development of Buzzers Academies. Gareth's role within the business is to ensure the smooth running of all Academies and the welfare of all Academy staff.

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GRETE BARZDENYTE

Buzzers Manager

When you’re looking for professionalism, dedication and motivation, look no further than Grete. As our Buzzers Manager, we can’t think of anyone finer to make your experience at Buzzers an enjoyable one. Grete originates from Lithuania and is an experienced and talented Boxer. The energy and enthusiasm that she brings to each and every day of Buzzers is a huge reason behind our success. Grete is also our number one requested coach by parents and children alike! You'll find Grete visiting all Academy sites throughout each holiday and half-term period, ensuring the high level of provision and staff performance.

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ZUKO AKWUBA

Senior Coach

Zuko is the lead coach at our Beckenham Academy. Zuko's calm, considered and compassionate approach to leading our Academies is why he's one of most requested members of staff. The line "Which venue is Zuko working at?" is a familiar question we get asked by our parent customers! His knowledges and experience is exceptional and he is loved by parents, children and colleagues alike.

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RYAN DACRES-SMITH

Senior Coach

Ryan epitomises what Buzzers is all about - fun, energetic, active and vibrant! Ryan is the lead coach at the Bromley Academy. The rapport that he has with each and every child that attends our Academies is quite incredible. Ryan also plays a very high level of Football, having previously represented Fulham FC.


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LEWIS IANNACCONNE

Senior Coach

Lewis is the lead coach at the Chelsfield Academy and comes with his own unique and exciting coaching style. His passion and commitment for Buzzers is visible for everyone to see and his Academies are always full of laughter and energy! Lewis' reliability, dedication and support is what makes him extremely popular with all that meet him.


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AIZE IJAGBONE

Senior Coach

Aize is the lead coach at our Orpington Academy.

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OLLIE WILLIAM

Senior Coach

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