Coaches and Staff

Welcome to United Judo Club, where the spirit of judo is not just a practice, but a way of life. Our dedicated team of experienced and passionate staff and coaches form the backbone of our community, fostering an environment of discipline, respect, and continuous growth. With a wealth of knowledge and expertise, our instructors are committed to imparting the principles of judo to enthusiasts of all levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners. From a technical background, our judo coaches can progress you from white through to black belt dan grade.  Then from a competitive point of view, our judo coaches hold an extensive library of experience – competing in various competitions all across the world.

Join us on a journey of self-discovery and physical mastery as we guide you through the art of judo, creating a supportive and empowering space for you to thrive both on and off the mat. Meet the incredible individuals who make our Judo Club an exceptional place to train, learn, and build lasting connections.

Judo Coaches

David Quinn - coaches page
David Quinn


Head Coach

6th Dan

Chris Ronayne- coaches page
Chris Ronayne

“Big Man Chris”

Competitive Coach

3rd Dan

Dave Stanley- coaches page
Dave Stanley

“The Judo Genius”

Technical Coach

7th Dan

Paraic Hernon- coaches page
Paraic Hernon

“Irish Warrior”

Competitive Coach

3rd Dan

Bill Sergant- coaches page
Bill Sargent

“Wild Bill”

Competitive Coach

2nd Dan

Dan Sergant
Danny Sargent

“Gentle Giant”

Competitive Coach

2nd Dan

Bill Sergant Senior
Bill Sargent Senior

“Ol’ Bill”

Club President

3rd Dan

Ciaran Ronayne
Ciaran Ronayne


Competitive Coach

1st Dan

Dan Gibbons
Dan Gibbons


Competitive Coach

1st Dan

Ken Gibbons
Ken Gibbons


Competitive Coach

1st Kyu

Brayden Quinn

“Lil Quinny”

Competitive Coach

2nd Dan

Club Support Staff

Carol Quinn - club staff
Carol Quinn


Club Secretary

Jen Bailey - Child Welfare Officer
Jen Bailey


Club Child Welfare Officer

Mandy Gibbons - club staff
Mandy Gibbons

“Lady G”

Club Treasurer

We are on the scout for a female or multiple female coaches to support our growing membership.

If this is something you would be interested in please contact us today!

All staff and coaches follow the procedures, guidelines, and training as per the British Judo Association rules and pathways.