Coaching & Training

Nick Sillem

 

Nick is the head coach at The Foundry and is the manager of Foundry Instruction & Coaching Ltd. He has been coaching TEAM Foundry ever since designing the program in 2014 and has coached juniors through regional and national competitions. Nick is committed to helping climbers develop through all aspects of their climbing from indoor lead climbing & bouldering to improving their technique outdoors. He has worked with Tom Randall and Olly Torr to become a qualified Lattice assessor. Nick has experience coaching both adults and juniors in their mental approach and dealing with fear, their technical and movement skills, tactical optimisation, physical training and conditioning.

 
 
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Qualifications & Courses

  • BMC Foundation Coach Award

  • BMC Development Coach Award

  • Lattice Assessor

  • Single Pitch Award

  • Climbing Wall Leading Award

  • BMC Fundementals 1-3

  • BMC Physical Training 1&2

Services Provided

  • Technical & Movement Coaching

  • Mental approach whilest leading

  • Lead climbing tactical optimisation

  • Lattice Assessments

  • Training Plans

  • Group and personal Strength & Conditioning 

 
"Really good session. Nick showed me a lot of what I have to work on and gave me a lot to think about. Really friendly and personal coaching. Will definitely be booking another session." Simon North, March 2018
 

 
 

Ash Wolsey-Heard

Ash recently completed his BSc in Physical Activity and Sports Science at Sheffield Hallam University. He is a Lattice qualified assessor and has been coaching at the foundry since 2015. Ash draws on his personal climbing experience having climbed f8b+ sport, F8B boulder, and competed internationally at World Cup Bouldering and European Lead Events. 

 
 
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Qualifications

  • BSc Physical Activity and Sports Science

  • BMC Foundation Coach Award

  • Climbing Wall Award

  • Climbing Wall Leading Award

  • BMC Physical Training 2

Services Provided

  • Technical and Movement Coaching 

  • Lead Climbing Coaching 

  • Lattice Assessments

  • Training Plans