The Gulf Star Sports Team
Professionally trained at Sylvia Young Theatre school, 3 Degree in Musical Theatre from Bodyworks performing Arts company in Cambridge, Trained at New York Broadway dance company in New York
Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre has been a passion of Sophie’s from a very young age. She was accepted at the age of twelve to attend the London based renowned stage school, Sylvia Young Theatre School where I studied full time dance, drama, and singing. Throughout her time at the school she was also working as a professional performer in TV and Stage productions.
“The best thing about being a teacher is seeing students improve and progress. I get great satisfaction from their achievements on stage and in the classroom. Seeing a great variety of students come alive with confidence via the performing arts and Dance is priceless.”
Certified Lifeguard, Safeguarding Children Certified , International First Aid at Work Certified
Magie started her Gymnastics career at Garden International School in Kuala, Lumpur Malaysia way back 2013 as an assistant coach to a well-known British Gymnasts who resides there. More than 3years with GIS, She became equipped with the knowledge of Gymnastics especially for those children starting at a young age, the team she handles and assists joins different competitions there and offshore. When she moved to Abu Dhabi 2016, she still continued on the same field working along with an Olympian Coach who enriched her skills and experience to the next level.
Gymnastics is one of her passion, her dedication to inspire the youth, share her skills and talent will always be expected of her.
Truly, she has a big heart for Children and Sports, with Magie at Gulf Star Sports Team, you will be assured that your loved ones are safe and at the same time having fun while learning.
3rd Dan Black Belt, WKF (World Karate Federation) accredited, BSc (Hons) Sport Science for Performance Coaching (Sheffield Hallam University)
Alex started Karate at the age of 6, where he cried his eyes out on his first 3 lessons. 4 years later he is winning Gold at the Junior World Shotokan Karate Championships. From then on Alex represented the England National Team at both Junior and Senior level gaining a bronze medal at the World University Games and U21 European Championships, this is accompanied by 6 English and 4 British titles. Alex began coaching at 18, building up a small, low achieving squad in Barnsley, Yorkshire (UK) to now being one of the largest and most successful squads in the whole of the United Kingdom. At the age of just 22 Alex was appointed (the youngest ever, to date) Head Coach of the Northern England Karate squad, where he worked closely with national team athletes.
Through his knowledge of Karate and Sport Science Alex plans to develop one of, if not THE most successful Karate club in the UAE.
Alex’s coaching style instils the FUNdamentals of Karate with the focus on self-defence, self-confidence, respect, discipline and of course FUN, if you aren’t enjoying it then you won’t give it your all or perform at your best.
Marie Kris Cordeta
Bachelor’s in Electronics Communication Engineering Technology. Certified First Aid Training, Safeguarding for Children.
Marie had a 5-year experience in Admin and Finance Department in the Philippines before she decides to move here in November 2011. Prior of joining Gulfstar Sports, she had work for a year as a Receptionist cum Administration Assistant for a tourism company and then later joined a Professional Dance School as an Administration Assistant for 4 years.
On a daily basis, Marie is responsible for back office support, receipting process, setting up classes in the system, and uniform stocktaking. Also, she is involved in the Accounts Team that looks over the Finances of the company.
Archery GB, BTEC Level 2 in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events, 2 Star Kayak and Canoe, BCU UKCC Level 1 Paddle Sports Coach, FSRT Training, A.T.B.A Core Instructor, R.L.S.S Pool Lifeguard, N.S.P.C.C Level 2, C.I.E.H Level 2, First Aid at Work Level 2, Sports Science B-Tech –Distinction **
Mitch has been working with Kids since 2014, He has worked in Camps all across England and the UAE. He has come to Dubai to pass on his knowledge of Camps, to help the company grow and to help kids have the best experiences with us. He is very passionate about sports, Football being the main one, people are even saying he’s the best player in the company! He loves to try new things and hopes to become a professional Skier in the coming years.