marc telling

As the Head Coach & Program Director of Ambition Racing, Marc leads the full team both on and off of the hill. Marc is the lead coach for the Ambition FIS Team, bringing a depth of knowledge, experience and qualifications to the table.

ella still

Ella is responsible for overseeing the full Children's Program as well as the direct coaching of the U16 Team. Over the past 2 seasons, Ella has developed some of Ambition's brightest young talents into regular medal contenders.

paul henderson

As a member Team GB at the European & Youth Olympic Games as well as World Junior Champs, Paul knows what it takes to go fast! Paul works as a part-time coach with the Ambition Children's Team whilst finishing his law degree.

ali kuwall

Ali is the lead coach for our U12 / U10 squad at Ambition, having spent his first year with the team at U16. Ali has years of experience & the qualifications to boot, making him the perfect fit for organising the Ambition Maggot Squad.

Matt Thompson

As a fully qualified & passionate coach, Matt started working with the Ambition FIS team in 2018, coaching alongside Marc. As a multiple GB National Champion & Youth Olympian, Matt knows what it takes to succeed at the top level.


Our resident Aussie! Joelle joined the coaching staff in 2018, taking charge of the U12 program in her first season. 2019 / 20 will see Joelle coaching the FIS Team alongside Marc & Matt. 


Kieran is the coach of the Ambition U14 Team. He brings a wealth of experience of both Ambition, having spent 7 years here as an athlete, and ski racing with him. He is a multiple World / Junior Champs competitor and a fully certified coach in his own right.

jon reidy

Coaching legend that he is, Jon has seen it all. Years of experience working with athletes of all ages shapes and sizes, Jon's knowledge base is invaluable to the team. Jon works as a part time coach mainly with the U12 / U10 squad during our peak periods.


Alongside Ailsa, Fiona delivers the educational program at Ambition. She is organised, knowledgeable across a range of subjects and has a great balance of fun and work time with our students. 

ailsa whitelaw

Ailsa is our Education Liaison & Head Tutor. Responsible for all things academic, Ailsa is organised, disciplined and is well versed in a huge variety of subjects. Ailsa is the educational point of contact at Ambition for parents & schools alike. 


As the house-mum of the Ambition Racing Team, Jess is the leading lady on all things pastoral. Jess started working with Ambition in 2018 / 2019 and has an amazing rapport with athletes and staff alike. She is calm, cool & collected and we love her!