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Our People

Every member of our team is committed to helping our young people to reach their full potential. Our team ensure that being a member of our Ascension Eagles community means feeling safe, respected and having fun.

Our management team

Our coaching team

A photograph of Anna Arnold, coach. wearing a t-shirt which reads "The A Team"

Anna Arnold

Anna is our Lead Junior Coach working with Prophecy, our Junior Level 1 team.


Anna’s ample experience and sporting excellence, have resulted in her competing and ‘globing’ at the Cheerleading World Championships.


Anna is a qualified physiotherapist and is currently working for a specialist spinal clinic.

A photograph of Louise Horride, coach. wearing a t-shirt which reads "The A Team"

Louise Horide

Louise oversees our mini programme, working with our youngest athletes aged 5-8 years. She also heads up the coaches for our Special Abilities cheer team, Serenity.


Louise produces fantastic results as a coach for our Mini 1 team, Prodigy, and Level 1 tumble class.  Because of her input athletes learn a love for the sport, while developing safely and with confidence.

A photograph of Siann Williams, coach. wearing a t-shirt which reads "The A Team"

Siann Williams

Siann is a graduate of our Junior Leadership Team (JLT) and, while she didn’t begin her cheerleading journey with AEC, she is very much embedded in our programme.


Siann heads up our Senior Level 1 team, Royalty, She's a fantastic role model. Driven and determined, her practices are fun, productive and always eventful. She knows how to create the right atmosphere for success.

A photograph of Laura Arnold, coach

Laura Arnold

Laura is one of our most experienced coaches, having taught at all levels and ages. Regardless of the team she is coaching, Laura can develop them into championship contenders. She is also the person we ALL go to when it comes to stunt technique. 


She currently leads Trinity, our Senior Level 3 team, who we know will go from strength to strength under her leadership.

A photograph of Simone Wetherell, coach. wearing a t-shirt which reads "The A Team"

Simone Wetherell

Simone is the head coach for Symphony, working with our Youth level 1 athletes, aged 8-11 years. We can't wait to see what Symphony will achieve under Simone's leadership.

Simone's fantastic ability as an athlete set a high standard and inspired our younger athletes. Her dedication made her a prime candidate to join our Junior Leadership Team (JLT). Since graduating that programme, Simone continues to positively influence our younger members, helping them to reach new levels.

Our Trustees

As a charity, we have a Board of Trustees who are committed to helping us to deliver our mission. They bring with them a huge amount of expertise from a variety of backgrounds and they are all focused on helping us to grow, sustainably, to ensure we continue to support young people for years to come.

You can find out more about our trustees' experience and backgrounds in this document (opens in a new tab).

Come and say hello


Talent Central Cheer and Dance

Unit 2J St. Marks Industrial Estate North Woolwich Road


E16 2BS


Public transport


Bus routes have stops at five minutes walk from Talent Central.


Bus routes 241 and 330 stop at Thames Barrier.

Bus routes 473 and 474 stop at Connaught Bridge.

DLR station

The nearest station is Pontoon Dock DLR, which is ten minutes walk from Talent Central, along North Woolwich Road.


You can check live train departures on the Transport for London app and website.

Opening hours

We run sessions during the week:

Mon - Thurs


1600hrs – 2200hrs

1600hrs – 2000hrs

At other times - during the week and at weekends - our gym space is available for hire by other sports and community groups.


Please contact us to discuss your requirements:

Call us:
07866 612610 


Ascension Eagles Cheerleaders is a registered charity (No. 1106766) and a company limited by guarantee in England and Wales (No. 04197666)

Useful links

Read our Trustees' most recent report to find out more about how we make a difference for young people.

Call us:
07866 612610

Our policies

We take our responsibilities very seriously. Here you can download some of our polices:

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