Our Coaches

Wendy Murphy - Head Coach

Wendy is the Head Coach of Meridian RF&DC, Wendy started out as a figures and free skater.She took charge of Meridian in 1978 where she concentrated her time on teaching dance. Wendy has trained international skaters for the past 22 years, at European and World events. Within this time she has also trained a vast number of skaters who have medalled at all levels of national championships including 7 British Junior Dance Couples and 4 British Senior Dance Couples. In addition to this 3 British Classic Dance Couples and 2 Masters Solo Dance.
Wendy has also been National Dance Coach and has attended numerous international training seminars as British Head Coach. Wendy was awarded with a prestigious award by the Greenwich Borough underlining her coaching experience and abilities.

Jackie Davis - Assistant Coach

Jackie has been involved in roller skating skating for over 40 years, showing her dedication and commitment to the sport. In her youth Jackie was an accomplished all round skater and competitor. She won numerous medals and trophies and all disciplines covering Free Skating, Pairs and Dance. Jackie was the first person to land an Axel jump in Meridian Roller Skating Club. Jackie still competes today and is currently the British Masters Solo Dance Champion.

Our Helpers

Many of our senior skaters also volunteer as coaches during the Sunday Morning Beginner Session to enable the club to offer as many coaches as possible during the grading part of the session.


All helpers above the age of 18 hold the appropriate Disclosure & Barring Documentation.

All coaches are CPU licensed which means that they have been vetted to comply with the legislation covering Child Protection.


Please feel free to ask to see any of the coaches licenses.

We are Based at the Walnuts Leisure Centre in Orpington, Kent.


Walnuts Leisure Centre

Lych Gate Road





The club runs skating sessions to cater for all ages and standards. Please view the sessions section on this website to see the times we offer.

Want to skate with us?


For general enquiries call Alison on:                              

07957 478462

or e-mail


Fancy a Roller Disco as well?

Our friends at Silver Wheels offer roller discos across the South East.

For more details visit their website -


Do you have the right equipment?

Meridian have entered a partnership with a company to supply our skaters with the correct high quality skates using top world class brands such as Roll-Line, Edea, Risport and Komplex to make the step forward towards competitive skating. These skates are fully endorsed by the coaches at the club and really make a difference in your skating ability. 


This is a hire scheme which costs only £16 per month.


For additional details vistit http://www.skatermate.co.uk

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