The Coaching Team

Navaz Sutton

Club Head Coach / Lead Coach Women 1

Level 3

Naz has been the driving force of Lincoln Cannons Volleyball Club since the club was created, and has picked up local and national awards recognising the work he has done. Naz currently acts as the club head coach developing and supporting the coaching team as well as running sessions and teams himself. Outside of the club, along with being the Chairman and Junior Development Officer for Lincolnshire Volleyball Association, he is a Volleyball England Staff Tutor and Coach Mentor. Naz has assisted at national tournaments and England Cadet camps, along with running Regional squads and Junior Development programmes.

Kye Sykes

Assistant Coach Men 2

Level 2

Kye qualified as a Level 1 UKCC Volleyball Coach in early 2017, and has since also achieved a Level 2 qualification. He was head coach of the Women’s 2 Team and the Development session, and has now taken on the role of assistant coach for the Men’s Regional Team.

Alex Mulligan

Reserve Coach

Level 2

Al is a Level 2 UKCC qualified coach who has played volleyball and been coaching since 2007. Al was the head coach of the Men’s 1 Team and now is a reserve coach. In the past he has also set up and coached the Gainsborough Spikers Volleyball club, along with coaching the Lincolnshire Sitting Volleyball Club. Al has coached at junior regional level as part of the regional talent development, and is currently developing club links to local primary and secondary schools.

Tyler McClarron

Lead Coach Men 2

Level 2

Tyler qualified as a Level 1 UKCC Volleyball coach in early 2017. Since being qualified he has helped out as an assistant coach for Development sessions and the local league Mixed Team, and now is the head coach for the Men’s 2 Team.

Barry Peach

Lead Coach Mixed 1

Level 1

Barry qualified as a Level 1 UKCC Volleyball coach in early 2017. He is the head coach for our local league Mixed Team and has also taken on head coach responsibilities for our junior and development players.

Daniel Swanston

Assistant Coach

Level 2

Danny qualified in as a Level 1 UKCC Volleyball coach in early 2017 and has since helped in coaching the Mixed Team, Men’s 2 Team, and Women’s 1 Team. This season he has taken on the assistant coaching role of the Men’s 2 Team.

Ashton Hinton Martin

Assistant Coach

Level 1

Ashton qualified as a Level 1 UKCC Volleyball coach in 2019. She currently is an assistant coach for our club, and also helps run the University of Lincoln volleyball club where she is head coach of the women’s team.

Donna Sutton

Assistant Coach

Level 1

Donna is a Level 1 UKCC Volleyball coach who has actively supported a number of teams at our club and previously ran the Lincoln College Volleyball Academy. Donna has been assistant coach of various Regional teams in competitions since 2007.

Leon O’Mahoney

Assistant Coach

Level 1

To be updated

Daniel Harrison

Reserve Coach

Level 2

Harri qualified as a Level 2 UKCC Volleyball coach in 2010. Harri joined Lincoln Cannons in 2016 and has been coaching since 2005. He has coached a variety of teams in the university and regional leagues and helped as an assistant coach to the Men’s 1 Team. He is currently one of our reserve coaches.

Helen Olden

Reserve Coach

Level 1

Helen qualified as a Level 1 UKCC Volleyball coach in 2017 and since then has helped run some summer sessions focussing on basic skills to develop both the newer and the more established members of the club. Helen was an assistant coach to the Women’s 2 Team for the 2017-2018 season, and now is one of our reserve coaches.

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