Meet the Coaches

Core Academy Team
Description

With more than 15 years working in youth development across multiple levels in Premier League Academies, Joe brings a wealth of experience to Guild Academy.

Joe Sutton
Director of Academy
Description

Amy has been leading esports and education projects for the past six years and brings her experience to help build the best development program for Academy students.

Amy Yu
Senior Academy Manager
Description

Nik brings a decade of esports experience, including working on League of Legends All Stars and Valorant First Strike. Nik now supports new player development and introducing the players of tomorrow to competition.

Nik Topham
Academy Tournament Manager
Multi-Disciplinary Training Coaches
Description

Stuart is a physiotherapist who has worked with elite-level professional athletes across football, golf, tennis and esports to improve performance.

Stuart Wardle
Physiotherapy
Description

Experienced strength and conditioning coach with a background in working with Olympic athletes. Damien will evaluate players' movement and posture to create unique physical training programs.

Damien Andrews
Physical Exercise
Description

Luke is a sports nutritionist with a passion for optimising performance. He strives to maximise players’ overall health, performance and longevity through education.

Luke Hall
Nutrition
Description

Matt is a sport psychology consultant who is passionate about helping people to create a mindset that will help them be happier, perform at their best and reach their potential.

Matthew Ashford
Esports Psychology
Safeguarding Officers
Description

Alex is a safeguarding and wellbeing consultant, who is working to develop safeguarding policy and training to lay the foundations for how we best support staff, parents, children and the young people we work with.

Alex Hepton
Head of Safeguarding
Description

Nik brings a decade of esports experience, including working on League of Legends All Stars and Valorant First Strike. Nik now supports new player development and introducing the players of tomorrow to competition.

Nik Topham
Safeguarding Officer
Description

Amy has been leading esports and education projects for the past six years and brings her experience to help build the best development program for Academy students.

Amy Yu
Safeguarding Officer
Game Coaches
Mike 'Gregan' Ellis
Professional Rocket League Coach
André 'Barbarr' Möller
Professional Valorant Coach
Danny 'Tehda' Squibb
Academy Rocket League Coach
Tyler "StayX" Stillmunkes
Academy Fortnite Coach
Coming Soon
Academy Fifa Coach