About Us

Coaching from the heart

Coach from the Heart is an initiative established by Gillian Corke, offering Positive Discipline tools for families and youth sport coaches. Gillian is an educator with more than 20 years experience teaching in public and private schools, sports coaching, holiday clubs, lifeguarding, youth sport, event management, the cycling industry and international communications. She is a Music graduate with a 1st Class degree who spent her childhood in North East England, swimming, dancing and making music. All with the support of her parents, sister, grandparents, teachers, coaches and wider community.

Gillian is an AMI-trained Montessori Assistant for ages 3-6 and 6-12, and holds the AMI Montessori Sports certificate. She is married with three children of her own. Gillian is a Positive Discipline Parent Educator and a member of the Positive Discipline Association.

(She and her swim partner are also South West Region Masters Artistic Swimming Champions 2019 – shh, there was no-one else competing! )

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We are looking for coaches and clubs to partner with to offer this important social and emotional development training. Please get in touch if that is you or your club. We’d love to hear from you.