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Coombes Sixth Form

Coombe Boys' Alumni

 

ALEX BRISTER

Fulham F.C.

Alex signed for Fulham in the summer of 2010, after completing his GCSEs at Coombe.  He is making excellent progress in the development squad this season and hopes to make his first team debut soon.

DARIUS KNIGHT

GB Table Tennis

Olympic hopeful, Darius plays for Great Britain on the ITTF World Pro Tour, as well as playing in the Spanish Superleague. He is the three times national under-21 champion.

 

JAZZ ZONZOLO

Actor

Jazz left Coombe Boys’ in 2006; a YouTube sensation, his comedy sketches have been viewed by more than three million people and he can currently be seen in cinema in urban comedy, ‘Anuvahood’.

 

JOSHUA DIFFLEY

Actor

Currently studying an acting degree at Arts Educational Schools London, one of the top Drama schools in the UK, Josh has developed his acting talents on the stage and enjoys ‘treading the boards’; most recently, he has put in an impressive performance as Picklock in ‘The Revenger’s Tragedy’.

NICKY BAILEY

Middlesborough F.C.

In June 2010, Middlesbrough F.C. signed Nicky for a fee of £1.4m. He was also picked to play for the England C national team, making four appearances before moving into the football league.

OGO ADEGBOYE

St Bonaventures USA & GB Basketball

A 6’0” guard, Ogo was called up to the GB senior squad in the summer of 2010, after a break-out year in NCAA college basketball with St Bonaventure University. GB Head Coach, Chris Finch, says, "A true point  guard and a natural leader. You can never get enough of either quality and we think Ogo has a real chance to help us this summer."

OVIE KOLOKO

England Rugby U16 and Blackheath Rugby Club

Ovie was selected to play for England whilst at the school.  He is currently playing for Blackheath in National League 1.

 

 

PROFESSOR PETER MEINACK

Artistic Director of Aquila Theatre

Having left the school in 1983, Professor Meineck is now Clinical Associate Professor of Classics at New York University, Artistic Director of the Aquila Theatre, the leading producer of touring classical drama in the US and Mythology Advisor in TV and film. We were delighted that he found the time to share his memories with us.