Our Coaches

Senior Coaches

Paul Gordon

Head Coach (Sensei)

BJA 4th Dan & UKCCL2 Coach / AEJF 2nd Dan & Level 2 Coach


Paul has been involved in Judo since 1979 fought in the British Open and National trials in the 1980's and represented the southern region as a competitor. Paul continues to be involved in regular coaching sessions and gradings as Head Coach At both the Tuesday sessions at Rayleigh and the Wednesday sessions at Hockley. .

Andrew James

Senior Coach

BJA 3rd Dan and UKCCL2 Coach


Andrew is returning to the Mill Judo club as a coach after an absence from Judo. One of the original coaches from the past. Andrew brings some Kata expertise to the team.

Brian Palombella

Senior Coach

BJA 2nd Dan & UKCCL2 Coach


Brian is one of our regular Level 2 Technical coaches Who generally helps out on the Tuesday sessions at Rayleigh and where possible the Saturday sessions. Brian assists in the assessing & grading of the Mill Members.

Nathan Searles

Coach

BJA 1st Dan & Level 1 Coach / AEJF 3rd Dan & Level 3 Coach


Nathan is one of the original founder coaches who is actively involved In running the 2nd class at Rayleigh on a Tuesday night and both the sessions at Hockley on a Wednesday nights.

Phil White

Coach

BJA 1st Dan & Level 1 Coach / AEJF 3rd Dan & Level 3 Coach


Phil is also one of our Level Technical coaches (Especially Kata) who assists with the two classes on Wednesday night at Hockley.

Matt Ferridge

Coach

BJA 1st Dan and AEJF 1st Dan Level 1 Coach


Matt is one of our level 1 coaches who normally runs the first class on Tuesday Nights at Rayleigh with Colin And both Sessions at Rayleigh on a Saturday. Matt is also our currently our club Chairman.

Colin Mawdsley

Coach

BJA 1st Dan Level 1 Coach & AEJF 1st Dan and level 1 Coach


Colin is one of our level 1 coaches that also runs the first class on a Tuesday night at Rayleigh with Matt and Both sessions on a Saturday at Rayleigh. Colin is also active on the competition circuit with his son Tom who is currently -66Kg SN World Champion. Colin is also our Competition Coach.