About GC Sports
a message from owner Gary Caslake on who we are, our values, and what we aim to provide.
Founded by Gary Caslake, GC Sports was created in order to transform a passion to
provide high quality, sports coaching to upcoming generations into a reality. The vision for
GC Sports is to provide practical and theoretical sports provision, supporting every ability
from beginners to elite athletes. Our desire is to get each child, regardless of ability,
disability, age or culture engaged in Physical Education, not only for their physical health but
also their mental well-being.
Gary (Company Director) has over 13 years’ experience as a Sports Coach and has been
involved in Sports generally since the age of 5. Gary previously played football for both
Watford FC and Stevenage Borough gaining vast knowledge from a range of professional
When Gary isn’t coaching, he is an active member of the local community and presently
holds a School Governors position in two Primary School settings in Hertfordshire. In
addition to this, he is also an enterprise advisor and has supported local community projects
including being a ‘Dragon ‘for Community Voluntary Services (CVS) for Broxbourne and
East Herts’ Dragons Apprentice Challenge in both 2016 and 2017.
In order to deliver our company’s aims and objectives, GC Sports has a team of established,
qualified coaches, all of which are enhanced DBS checked and first aid trained.
GC Sports intends to provide a personable service, therefore should you require additional
information regarding our services or the company, please click here to get in touch.
Our coaches hold qualifications from
The Daily Mile
This is a simple and free initiative aiming to get children out of the classroom for 15 minutes a day to run or jog, at their own pace, with their classmates, making them fitter and healthier, and more able to concentrate in the classroom.
Reducing Childhood Obesity
Obesity is associated with poor psychological and emotional health, poor sleep, and many children experience bullying linked to their weight. Obese children are more likely to become obese adults and have a higher risk of morbidity, disability and premature mortality in adulthood.
More than 1 in 5 children are overweight or obese when they begin school
Almost 1 in 3 children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school
- Obesity rates are highest in the most deprived 10% of the population – approximately twice that of the least deprived
GC Sports Ltd are working with Hertfordshire County Council and local Primary and Secondary schools to implement healthy weight programmes.