As the founder of Doody's Educational Workshops, Stuart is one of the main driving forces and has unlimited enthusiasm for all he does. He uses humour and encouragement to teach, which means his unique teaching style is one that many have tried to copy.
Stuart is an Engineer, Professional Clown, Circus Skills Instructor, ArcheryGB Qualified coach, Maths games developer and S.T.E.M provider for Maths, who has spent over 20 years providing Educational Workshops to all ages and abilities. He develops Programs to be Educational, Interactive and FUN. Since founding Doody's over 20 years ago he has personally delivered over 17,500 workshop sessions. Many of them in the U.S.A including interstate teaching.
As an accomplished Clown, Juggler, Circus Skills teacher, Archer and Qualified Archery GB Coach he can tailor any workshops to your requirement. oh and he also develops fantastic maths resources !! His claim to fame is that he has juggled with the Moscow State Circus and has represented Hertfordshire in Archery both indoors and out.
A member of Equity
A member of the BIG organisation (British Interactive Group)
A member of Sports Coach UK
A member of Archery GB / GNAS
Archery GB level 2 coach
A STEM provider via the STEM directories for Maths
A County Archer representing Hertfordshire for the last 10 years.
The Hertfordshire Archery Association County Junior Representative.
The Hertfordshire Archery Assn County Chairman
The Stortford Archery Club Junior Coach. (SAC Juniors have been County Champions for the last 3 years).
The Stortford Archery Club Men's Outdoor Compound Champion.
Stuart's Archery Classification is Master Bowman - which makes him in the top 3% of archers in the UK. He is ranked 115 in the country.
Rachel -Archery, Circus, Fire, Maths, Team building
Rachel is one of the established members of the team and specialises in Circus and Fire. As a qualified primary and secondary school teacher she has the skill sets to pass on her knowledge and experience, As a Maths specialised, Rachel is fantastic at delivering the maths days program. She is also a qualified archery coach and has shot for her county. She is a Master Bowman. Rachel is currently ranked in the top 80 female archers in the UK. She is an exciting addition to the team.
Paul - Circus & Fire
Paul is a one off, we think , He is an accomplished Fire performance instructor and an incredible face painter, he has a zany sense of clowning humour and just loves to get involved. Paul is also a senior member of
Cheryl - Circus and balloons
A well established member of the team , she brings Circus and Balloon twisting to the table, She is also an important member of
Stacey -Circus Skills
One of our younger team members, She loves to perform with Poi and is always happy to try new things; She is studying for her OU degree so joins us in her spare time. She is also member of the team.
Ian - Circus & Fire
Ian is a part of the i.CIRCUS team, he is bit mad, we think. He is always ready to clown about and his sense of humour is very infectious. He is an accomplished circus skills instructor and performer and also loves to show off. We normally stand him in the corner. Another important member of the team
Barbara - Circus & Fire
Barbara is a part of our i.CIRCUS team and is fantastic at helping the scouts and guides at the many jamborees that we do.
Sam -Circus Skills
Another fairly new member to the team and definitely the youngest, Sams passion is running stilts or Powerisers. Taking 3 meter strides just seems up his street for some reason.
Between us we have taught an estimated 450,000 Children and Adults, ranging from 3 years old to 103 !! (well actually the oldest was 97 but 103 hand a nice ring to it) we have delivered over 7500 Archery sessions in the last 5 years.
All of Doody's Workshops can be Tailored to your exact requirements making them Ideal for Corporate , Social and Educational events .
All the team are Enhanced CRB/DBS checked where required.
Phil - Archery Coach
Phil is our most experienced archery coach and thoroughly enjoys teaching archery to everyone and anyone, if there is archery going on then Phil wants to be there. His personal record speaks for its self.
Archery GB County Coach
3 X national Clout champion
Former Clout national record holder
Herts County Clout champion for last 7 years
Former Herts indoor county recurve champ last year 9 years
Archery GB/ GNAS coach for the last 5 years
Hertfordshire County team member for last 10+ years
Master Bowman Classification
Member of Archery GB / GNAS
Robert - Archery Coach
Robert is a newer member of the team and brings some really useful team building skills and "head games" as he calls them, If you need a workshop that teaches about being under pressure and coping then you know where to come.
Jim -Circus Skills & Team building
Started juggling over 25 years ago and has developed new products and props for the last 15 years. Has been instrumental in standardising Juggling and Circus Equipment, Jim is a very experienced Circus Skills instructor and has worked tirelessly in his quest for excellence. He has a natural ability to get people interested and engaged.
Jim joined Stuart in 2005 and between them have travelled far and wide with their own style of training. He has a cheeky sense of fun and a unique sense of Humour.
Steve - Circus / performance skills
Steve has been performing for over 40 years and is inspirational in organising youngster's shows and performances, He is an extremely accomplished juggler and has even produced instructional DVDs for juggling and juggle passing. It's great to have Steve involved.
Greg -Team Building / International
Greg started his Career teaching himself to juggle over 40 years ago, He is actively passing on his experience to younger members of the team and tends to be in the important role of supporting and mentoring. ~If it's been done then Greg at some stage has probably done it. Greg is our inspiration for team building and problem solving. Having worked for many large US companies he brings with him some unique if not quirky talents. Greg is based in Boise Idaho in the US office and between himself and Stuart covers most of the western States.
Mary-Ann - International Coordinator Keeps us on top of things for us, great fun to be with and always ready for new things.