School of Kicking

The Team

Get to know our world class team a little better.

Dave Alred MBE PhD is widely acknowledged as one of the best coaches operating on the planet today. His relentless drive and application towards performance and improvement has put him right at the very peak of his field. Having taught the likes of Jon Webb, Stuart Barnes, Rob Andrew, Neil Jenkins, Matt Burke, Morne Steyn, Jonny Wilkinson, George Ford and Jonny Sexton how to kick, Dave is now passing on his wisdom to you.

Dave Alred

Head of Mindset & Performance

During his Exeter Chiefs career alone Yappy made 173 appearances scoring 1800 points. During a 12 year professional career he finished with over 3000 points. He also represented England A and the Barbarians. Yappy is now an RFU Level 3 coach and has worked with teams, players and coaches from internationals to grass roots.

Tony Yapp

Head of Goal Kicking

Stu has coached premiership, university and grass roots players and enjoys developing strategy with coaches. His playing career included Exeter University, Exeter Chiefs and Launceston where he set a club Record for most penalty goals in a season. Stu has also represented England Universities.

Stuart Alred

Head of Strategy and Gameplay

A World Cup winning captain with 91 caps, she was the first woman to pass 500 points for England and currently has 532 points to her name.

Katy Daley-Mclean


With well over 500 points, Emily is England ladies’ top scorer of all time. She has captained GB 7’s at the Olympics, won a World Cup, and in 2019 won World Ladies Player of the Year.

Emily Scarratt


Freddie was part of the Bath Academy and played for England students before completing his teacher training at The University of Exeter. He also has a degree in sports and social science from The University of Bath

Freddie Gabbitass


Adam has played for Exeter university, Exeter Chiefs and England Students and is now a teacher in Newport.

Adam Staniforth





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