Coaches

All our coaches are native speakers who are dynamic, friendly, flexible, trained and experienced experts. They are open-minded and keen on helping, correcting and motivating.

  • Véronique
    Véronique Director & Coach

    My name is Véronique and I have both French and English nationality. I was born in Toulouse (France). I have a Bachelor’s Degree in LEA (languages applied to business) and a Master’s Degree in English both from the University of Toulouse-Le Mirail. I have lived and worked in Edinburgh and Paris, I have currently lived in Valencia (Spain) for almost 15 years. Consequently, I am trilingual with 17 years of experience in language training, both as a teacher in companies and as a Head of Studies in a language academy. I am now the Director of Askaway. I enjoy travelling, meeting new people and discovering new cultures. I spend a lot of my free time doing mountain activities such as trekking, climbing and trail running. I also love the sea and wildlife. I hope that you will enjoy and benefit from Askaway services and to be able to speak with you very soon! I am sure we will find a topic of common interests!

  • Kieran
    Kieran Coaching Manager & Coach

    My name is Kieran and I am a native English Language teacher and I was born in Northern Ireland (UK). I went to university in England and I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in English & Media Studies from the University of Southampton. I also hold the Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults. Before coming to Valencia, Spain in 2006 I spent most of my adult life living and working in London where I was the Director of the English Department for the largest Adult Education College in England.
    I have been teaching English for seventeen years.
    I enjoy walking, photography, swimming, modern media and technology, politics, economics and social/current affairs. I have two dogs and I spend most of my weekends in Moraira!

  • John
    John Sales Dept. & Coach

    My name is John and I was born in Birmingham (UK) in the 70’s to an Irish mother and a Spanish father but grew up in and around Paris. Needless to say, I’m fluent in English, French and Spanish. I have a Master’s Degree in Translation from the University of Valencia and a Master’s Degree in Audiovisual Arts from the Sorbonne University in Paris. I have now worked for many years as a Native Translator / Proofreader and Teacher. I possess excellent communication skills, my 3 years at Drama School at Cours Florent in Paris, no doubt helped with this! I consider myself to be extremely open to other cultures. I would describe myself as kind, courteous and spontaneous. Generally, I’m very interested in culture and I’m also a big fan of music.

  • Neil
    Neil Exam Dept. & Coach

    My name is Neil and I am from Oxford, England. I am a qualified English Language teacher and I hold the Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults.
    I have been teaching English for twelve years. I am a very experienced teacher with expertise in Business English and Cambridge Exams. I have been living in Valencia, Spain, since 2006 and I have taught English in various companies in and around the city. I enjoy motivating and encouraging my students, many of whom have shown great progress and exam success.
    I studied at Wimbledon School of Art and I am a watercolour artist. I am a vegetarian who enjoys cooking and I am very interested in animal welfare and the environment.
    I have two dogs and I enjoy walking with them along the coast.
    I am sure that having me as your coach will result in the successful achievement of your learning goals. I look forward to meeting you!