The Friary Judo Coaches are:

Matthew Harte

Matthew Harte - Head Coach - Friary Judo ClubFifth Dan black belt with over 25 years Judo experience from both a competitive level as well as over 18 years coaching experience.

He is a current UKCC Level 2 coach. Member of the 2015 British Masters Team.

At the beginning of 2017 Matthew qualified as a Senior Examiner for the British Judo Association, allowing him to conduct every level of competitive and technical grading from beginner to 5th Dan.


Mark Smith

Mark Smith - Coach - Friary Judo ClubThird Dan black belt, with over 20 years Judo experience.

Also a UKCC level 2 coach


Justin Boxall

Justin BoxallSecond Dan Black belt with a vast Judo knowledge.


Ross Fellows

Ross FellowsFirst Dan black belt.

UKCC level 2 coach


Richard Johnson

Richard JohnsonFirst Dan black belt and over 30 years Judo experience.

Awaiting confirmation of UKCC Level 2 coaching award.

Member of the 2015 British Masters Team.