Coaches and officials

Susan Wright

Susan Wright

Susan is a 3rd Dan who has been involved in Judo for almost 30 years, 20 in a coaching capacity, Along with the other coaches she gives her time on a voluntary basis and travels with the players all over the country. In competition, Susan has in the last few years won gold medals at the World Masters and Commonwealth Masters and also captained the Scottish Women to gold in the national team event.

In her spare time, Susie is also a Competition Controller.

Susie is the joint winner of the inaugural Judo Scotland Participation Coach of the Year 2012 award.

Susan Wright with the children of Clyde Judo Club and her 2012 Participation Coach of the Year award
Susan Wright with the children of Clyde Judo Club and her 2012 Participation Coach of the Year award

Susan has a Senior Club Coach award (UKCC Level 3 equivalent).

Stephen Wright

Headshot of Steven Wright - Clyde Judo coach

Stephen is a 2nd Dan who has been involved in Judo for over 35 years and has been assisting with Clyde Judo Club since its inception. Stephen is qualified as a UKCC Level 2 coach.

David Peden

Headshot of David Pedon - Clyde Judo coach

David is a 2nd Dan who has been involved in Judo for over 25 years and has been coaching children and adults for the last 20.

He is Head Coach of Glasgow University Judo Club, has been a member of the British Police Judo Team and is qualified as a UKCC Level 2 coach.

In competition, he has been a British Universities Gold medallist in Team and Individual events and five times a Sottish Senior medallist.

David is the Judo Scotland 2015 Community Coach of the Year.

John Watt

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John is a 1st Dan who has been involved in Judo for over 40 years. He has been coaching with Clyde Judo Club for the past 4 years and is qualified as a UKCC Level 2 coach.

Christopher Wright

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Christopher is a 1st Dan and has been involved in Judo for as long as he can remember! He has been assisting with coaching at Clyde Judo Club for a number of years now and is qualified as a UKCC Level 1 coach and a Contest Recorder.

Paul Grady

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Paul is a 1st Dan who has been involved in Judo from the age of 10. He has been coaching adults and children at Genki Judo Club since 2013 and recently also became lead coach at West of Scotland University Judo Club.

Paul is a National ‘A’ referee and can be seen officiating at competitions across the UK.

Paul is a UKCC Level 2 Judo Coach

In addition to the coaches, a number of Judoka and parents are qualified as technical officials and referees:

  • Brian Bradley: Timekeeper / Scorer
  • Ezri Bradley: Timekeeper / Scorer
  • Michael Love: Contest Recorder
  • Erin Peden: Timekeeper / Scorer
  • Mhari Peden: Timekeeper / Scorer
  • Rachael Peden: Timekeeper / Scorer
  • Benedict Ray: National ‘C’ referee
  • Dominic Ray: Senior Recorder
  • Marcus Ray: National ‘C’ referee and UKCC L1 coach
  • Ian Towle: Timekeeper / Scorer
  • Rachel Towle: Timekeeper / Scorer
  • Connor Wilson: Contest Recorder