Dean Winders

Director of Sport and PE,

Dean joined GWA in 2014 after teaching in Dubai for over 20 years. With a wealth of experience and knowledge in school sport and PE curriculum, Dean is passionate about students being physically literate for life and gaining skills that can be transferred across sports. Dean is experienced in teaching both curriculum PE and competitive sports from Pre K to Grade 12. He believes in ensuring that learning is both inclusive and fun.

Before joining GWA, Dean has coordinated PE departments in Rashid School for Boys and Dubai English Speaking School. He has witnessed school sports mature in Dubai and has been part of moving competitive sport forward over the last 15 years.

Dean completed his BAEd in Physical Education at Reading University, UK. Dean is a qualified corporate coach and has completed his leadership qualifications through GEMS.

Deans passions lie with travel and sport, with Dubai offering amazing opportunities, traveling to find adventure such as Kilimanjaro and Kinabalu, and competing in Football, Rugby and more recently Triathlons.

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