our people

 

Core team

It’s our blend of skills, personalities and experience that makes us unique. Solid experience in business and law meshes with educational expertise and sporting excellence to create a sum that’s greater than the parts.
What can we bring to your organisation?

 

Catherine Baker | Founder

Tel (07718) 363 639

Former corporate lawyer and tennis coach Catherine founded Sport and Beyond with a vision that simple, effective techniques can transform lives.

Kingsley Johnson | Founding Member

Tel (07886) 585 767

‘Work smart, play smarter’ is Kingsley’s motto, running through his career in business, IT and consultancy. His motivation is to find the best way of helping people improve their lives.

Nicola Woolner | Founding Member

Tel (07902) 038 887

Nicola’s first career was as a highly successful jockey, before moving into training and education. What she brought from sport to business was the knowledge that in any competitive arena, mental agility and emotional intelligence are key.
 
 

Nicky Horn | Associate

Tel (07711) 062 962

20 years’ experience of teaching and leading in the independent sector, together with many hours on the squash court, both coaching and playing, has honed Nicky’s conviction that understanding students as individuals is key to driving their success.

Claire Bennett | Associate

Tel (07899) 914 040

Former international fencing champion Claire now draws on the lessons from elite level sport to help progress, empower and develop others. As senior athlete manager at the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust she supported more than 400 elite athletes to transition successfully in their lives beyond sport. 
 

 

associate Deliverers

Our inspirational associates include Olympic gold medalists, elite team captains and other high achievers in sport - both on and off the field of play. They all have used the lessons learned from elite sport to transform their lives and focus on new careers motivating others.

 
  Crista Cullen MBE,    Olympic hockey gold medallist, conservationist and businesswoman

Crista Cullen MBE, 

Olympic hockey gold medallist, conservationist and businesswoman

  Anna Turney,    Paralympic skier, speaker and motivator

Anna Turney, 

Paralympic skier, speaker and motivator

  Jenna Downing,   World champion inline skater, award-winning speaker & consultant

Jenna Downing,

World champion inline skater, award-winning speaker & consultant

  Maggie Alphonsi MBE,    Rugby World Cup winner, broadcaster and speaker

Maggie Alphonsi MBE, 

Rugby World Cup winner, broadcaster and speaker

Guy Richardson,

Founder and CEO of Eiger Performance, ex-director of operations for the British and Irish Lions

  Annie Vernon,    Olympic rowing silver medallist, author and speaker

Annie Vernon, 

Olympic rowing silver medallist, author and speaker

  Toby Garbett,   Olympian and two-time world champion rower, speaker and  consultant

Toby Garbett,

Olympian and two-time world champion rower, speaker and  consultant