Emma Wood

Chief Executive

Emma has a wide range of experience in private, council and trust leisure management.  Emma has worked in the leisure industry for over 20 years and started work in Ashford in 1996 working for Ashford Borough Council as the Julie Rose Stadium Manager.  In 1999 she was promoted to Stour Leisure Manager and was subsequently appointed as the Chief Executive of Ashford Leisure Trust in 2007.

Kim Walters

Centre Manager

Kim has had many years experience within the leisure industry, and alongside her role of Centre Manager at the Stour Centre, Kim is responsible for the wide programme of swimming pool, dryside activities and events that take place at both the Stour Centre and at the Julie Rose Stadium.

Rachel Foad

Programme Development Manager

John Sutton

Fitness Manager

John has over 11 years experience within the fitness industry, and has worked in both the private and public sectors. He commenced working for Ashford Leisure Trust as a Fitness Instructor, progressing to then become a Duty Manager, and has now taken over the role of Fitness Manager. John is responsible for the running of the Contours Health Clubs and Group Fitness classes at both the Stour Centre and at the Julie Rose Stadium.

Tom Dane

Duty Manager

Patrick Lowe

Senior Fitness Instructor