Director & Head Coach: Naomi Wootton
Head Coach: Hayley Evans
Dance Coach: Kirsty Clarke
Dance Coach: Liam Pilsbury
Dance Coach: Dani Higgins
Street Coach: Yvette Owen Salmon
Specialist Street Coaches : Nathan Paul & Lucie Talbot
Acro Coach: Helen Watson
Mini Street Teacher: Beth
Acro Assistant: Mollie
Sassitude Teacher: Chelsea
Junior Assistant’s: Tyler, Aisha, Charlie
Director & Choreographer:
Naomi established Danceforce in 1999 and has gained 25 years experience of teaching and running the successful dance school. She has trained and choreographed for the successful crews at the dance school and produced over 100 productions and Musicals. Naomi is a fully qualified Dance Instructor and also holds a degree in Further Education and QTLS. Naomi provides teacher training to school teachers through PASS and is a qualified PE teacher with many years experience in Secondary and Primary schools in Wolverhampton. Naomi opened Dancebox in 2018. Naomi is a recognised teacher with CDET.
Naomi is dedicated to Danceforce pupils and is keen to offer a high standard of training to our pupils to give them exciting and rewarding opportunities in dance.
Dance Teacher & Choreographer;
Hayley is currently the Head of Dance & Deputy Head at Moreton Secondary School in Wolverhampton. She works there full time as the Lead Dance Teacher & Head of Year 11 and is responsible for BTEC & A Level courses. Hayley studied Dance at Wolverhampton University and gained a BA Hons in Dance Practice. She has attended Danceforce from a very young age and has taught here for over 10 years. Hayley is in charge of the Contemporary classes at Danceforce and is the choreographer of the successful Hip Hop Crew Calamity.
Liam is a popular teacher at DF, especially popular with the boys and a great role model. He runs the boys classes, boys crew and is now one of our UK Gymnastics coaches. Liam studied Sport & Leisure at Wolverhampton College and studied for his Teaching Assistant Level 2 course along with numerous sports courses and child development through Physical Education. Liam is currently working at a local special needs school as a teaching assistant. Liam’s favourite styles are Popping & Locking and freestyling and he is still an active competitor at competitions in the advanced section.
choreographer of the successful Hip Hop Crew Calamity.
Devon is a movement artist and educator from Wolverhampton. As a professional dancer, he works freelance for various companies and organisations in and around the West Midlands. Devon is also a fully qualified yoga teacher, having graduated from his 200hr RYT during lockdown. Devon teaches contemporary, contemporary jazz and yoga at Dancebox and aims to deliver quality training to students by drawing from his own vocational experience and his passion for the body and movement.
Reception: Wendy Wilson & Laura Cox