Head of Performance
Charlotte leads on all aspects of Performance Sport at the University including the Sport Scholarship Scheme and individual Performance Sport Programmes.
Charlotte graduated from the University of Exeter with a BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science, before obtaining an MSc in Sport Psychology from UWIC in 2004. She holds an interest in the wellbeing and lifestyle management of elite sportsmen and women, and in particular the dual-career demands of the student-athlete and holds a Level 3 qualification in Talented Athlete Lifestyle Support (TALS) a Foundation Certificate in Counselling Psychology and is a Mental Health First Aider.
Phone: 01392 722294
Sports Services Manager
A former University of Exeter Sports Science student, completing her undergraduate and masters at Exeter, Nicky joined the performance team in 2014. Part of the netball performance programme whilst at University, Nicky continues to play for Exeter Netball Club in the England Netball Premier 2 League. Outside of the netball season Nicky enjoys running for South West Road Runners and competes in GB AG Aquathlon.
As Sports Services Manager Nicky leads on the organisation of support services for the University performance athletes and also coordinates the core services for TASS athletes as the TASS Athlete Coordinator. These services include S&C, physiotherapy, performance analysis and athlete lifestyle support. She also manages the University of Exeter TASS sailing hub delivered in partnership with the RYA.
Phone: 01392 722449
Scholarships and Recruitment Officer
Holly is a former University of Exeter Student with a 1st Class degree in Exercise and Sport Science and a Masters in Sport and Health Science. Holly was part of EUAC at university however, her focus has now turned to triathlon. She has recently qualified for the European Championships in Standard and Middle Distance triathlon and the World Championships in Standard Distance triathlon for her age category. Next year, Holly is planning to up the distances, with Brighton Marathon and Ironman Copenhagen on the radar (TBC).
As the Sports Scholarship and Recruitment Officer, Holly is responsible for the coordination and administration of the Sports Scholarship Scheme, working closely with Charlie, Nicky and our Head Coaches. Holly is currently working towards the Level 3 Athlete Personal Development & Lifestyle to support lifestyle mentoring for Sports Scholars, Bursars and TASS athletes.
Performance Sport Coordinator
Merryn has recently joined the performance team after graduating in the summer of 2022 with a first-class honours degree in Exercise and Sports Science. Merryn was also a sports scholar for the duration of her studying at the University and played in the Women’s Rugby First Team.
Alongside plenty of other sports such as horse riding, netball, gymnastics and the occasional rough shooting, rugby has been a huge part of Merryn's life and is now a regular player in the Allianz Premiership 15s for Exeter Chiefs Women. Merryn has most recently been capped for England 7s after representing Team England at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.
As performance sport coordinator, Merryn assists Nicky (Sports Services Manager) in the organisation of support services for athletes on the University’s Performance Programme. Merryn also offers lifestyle mentoring to Sports Scholars at the University.