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South East

East Anglia, East Sussex, Kent, East London

Lindsay Ayton

Lindsay Ayton

Lindsay has three girls who all race in the LSERSA and SRSA regions and have been selected for ESSKIA squads. She runs the ski teams for Tunbridge Wells Girls' Grammar School and Bishops Down Primary School, who take part in the Kent Schools' Ski Championships and ESSKIA races.

Lindsay is the Finance Officer at St. James' Infant School and in her spare time likes to spend holidays in Les Arcs.

Marna Wakeling

Marna Wakeling

Marna has two children who race in the LSERSA and SRSA regions for Bowles Ski Club.

Her son also represents The Skinners' School and was part of the 2017 Norway Senior Squad 1.

Marna is a teacher at St. John's School in Tunbridge Wells, Child Welfare Officer for Bowles Ski Team and the Regional Child Welfare officer for the LSERSA region.

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Oxfordshire, Somerset, West Country, West Midlands, Worcestershire


Alan Edwards

Alan has taken school ski trips to Europe and the USA since 1980. He got involved in school ski racing in 2014 when a member of The English Alpine Ski squad joined the The Kingsley School in Leamington Spa.

He now manages a school ski team of 34 girls, many of whom have competed successfully in ESSKiA races, and was assistant manager on the senior squad training camp in Geilo, Norway in 2017.

Alan is passionate about encouraging teachers who take pupils away on the school ski trip to get involved in ski racing. He is happy to visit any school interested in joining ESSKIA.

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Cambridgeshre, East Midlands, North Home Counties, North London

Maureen Harcourt

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Berkshire, Dorset, Isle of Wight, South London, Surrey, West Sussex


Lesley Gash

Lesley lives near Winchester in Hampshire and her local dryslope is Southampton. She has 3 children, all skiers, aged from twenties to mid teens. She is very involved in the ski scene as a whole from club level to international racing.

Lesley's involvement with ESSKIA began in 1999 when her children got a school team together — as their involvement increased, so did hers!

Lesley has been the area rep for the Southern region for a number of years. She now co-ordinates the national summer training program, runs the Southampton qualifier and assists with the squads.

Lesley is happy to help with advice re any aspect of the sport and is not afraid of following up on areas she feel strongly about.

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Stoke & Rossendale

Manchester, Merseyside, North West, West Yorkshire


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Lincolnshire, South & North Yorkshire, North East

Andrew Turns

Helen Malby

Helen Maltby — 07859 105159,