Meet the teachers

Principal Sophie 

All our instructors and coaches are DBS checked, first aid trained and qualified in what they do.


Instructor Gemma

Instructor Gemma loves cheerleading!She teaches our  SJ Cheer Squad on a Monday with Sophie. Gemma is a qualifed Cheerleading Coach as well as being an Associate level qualified instructor. Her favourite part about teaching is seeing the results of her students hard work and determination. Gemma has danced with Sophie since she was 7! 


Instructor Danni

Instructor  Danni has danced with Principal Sophie since she was 10! Danni has a passion for dance and is an Associate level qualified instructor and teaches all day  every day!


Coach Jake

Football Coach Jake teaches a range of Football clubs at SJ Academy and Coaches our football at our  Holiday Workshops. He  loves football and supports Aston Villa! He is Level 3 qualified in sports coaching.


Coach Olly

Football Coach Olly teaches at our Holiday workshops and supports Aston Villa Football Club!  He is also an FA Mini Soccer Referee as well as  being FA level 1 qualified in coaching football.