Staff Contacts

Please Note: If you have a general enquiry please email sport@ncl.ac.uk. which will be monitored during Sports Centre Opening hours.

Centre Management

Colin Blackburn

Colin Blackburn
Director
Telephone: 0191 2088666

Nick Beall

Nick Beall
Facilities Service Manager
Telephone: 0191 2085159

David Nocon

David Nocon
Finance & Administration Service Manager
Telephone: 0191 2087226

Denis Murphy

Denis Murphy
Participation & Events Manager
Telephone: 0191 2085349

Fraser Kennedy

Fraser Kennedy
Performance Sport Manager
Telephone: 0191 2087224

Suzi Newton

Suzi Newton
Performance Sport Officer
Telephone: 0191 2085230

Coaching Staff

Angelo Savarino

Angelo Savarino
Head of Rowing
Telephone: 0191 2088428

Alex Leigh

Alex Leigh
Boatman/Rowing Coach
Telephone: 0191 2088428

Ciro Prisco

Ciro Prisco
Rowing Coach
Telephone: 0191 2088428

Matt Carter

Matt Carter
Director of Rugby
Telephone: 0191 2088548

Julie Twaddle

Julie Twaddle
Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach
Telephone: 0191 2088422

Ross Drummond

Ross Drummond
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Telephone: 0191 2088422

Neil Baistow

Neil Baistow
Head of Football
Telephone: 0191 2088185

Lew Marsden

Lew Marsden
Head of Racquet Sports
Telephone: 0191 2087222

Health & Fitness Services

Cleo Parkin

Cleo Parkin
Sports Centre Supervisor
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Steven Edmond

Steven Edmond
Sports Centre Supervisor
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Jade Collins

Jade Colllins
Sports Centre Supervisor
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Adam Clark

Adam Clark
Sport and Recreation Officer
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Matty Brown

Matty Brown
Sport and Recreation Officer
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Samantha Robson

Samantha Hepple
Sport and Recreation Officer
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Paul Burnham

Paul Burnham
Sport and Recreation Officer
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Tony Wigham

Tony Wigham
Sports Assistant
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Alex Grunnill

Alex Grunnill
Sports Assistant
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Sam Livesey

Sam Livesey
Sports Assistant
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Dave Houghton

Dave Houghton
Sports Assistant
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Rebecca Pinkham

Rebecca Pinkham
Sports Assistant
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Andrew Bullimore

Andrew Bullimore
Sports Assistant
Telephone: 0191 2088425

Administration/Support Staff

Linda Scott-Robinson

Linda Scott-Robinson
Marketing & IT
Telephone: 0191 2087163

Dorothy Hewson

Dorothy Hewson
Aministration Assistant
Telephone: 0191 2087227

Sarah Armstrong

Sarah Armstrong
Administration Assistant
Telephone: 0191 2085244

Debbie Niven

Debbie Niven
Administration Assistant
Telephone: 0191 2087164