About GB Short Track

GB Short Track Speed Skating is funded and supported by UK Sport (National Lottery and Exchequer Funding). The National Ice Skating Association (NISA) is the national governing body for Short Track Speed Skating in the UK & the English Institute of Sport (EIS) are responsible for the administration and delivery of the World Class Programme.

Coaches & Support Team

YouTube Video

GB Short Track Speed Skating Performance Director Stewart Laing talks about the different roles within GB Short Track

Stewart Laing Performance Director


Nick Gooch Coach (Elise Christie)

Seung Jae Lee Lead coach

Paul Worth Assistant Lead Coach 

Jon Eley Academy Manager

Joanna Eley   Academy Head Coach

Richard Shoebridge Academy Coach


Michael Brownlow Senior Lead Physiotherapist/Interim Head of Performance Services

Gemma Parry Physiotherapist

Matthew Look Physiotherapist

James Hopkinson Chief Medical Office


Joe Hewitt Performance Scientist

Dave Schorah Performance Engineer

Julie Smith Senior Performance Lifestyle Adviser

Terri  Paulson Nutritionist

Sarah Henderson Performance Analyst

Rich Hampson Sport Psychologist

Jon Marzetti Sport Psychologist

Michelle Neville Performance Operations Co-Ordinator

Sandy Drummond Marketing and Communications Manager

Emma Sharpe Administrator

Maxine Barker Administrator