Our team of highly skilled professional staff and instructors look forward to providing you with the most enjoyable Special Ops Training experience available anywhere. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to hosting you soon at one of our events!
V-FORCE Founder & CEO, Qualified BARS Rally & ARDS Racing Instructor
Chris has a unique military background having served primarily as an Army Officer and an AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter Pilot which he flew on three operational combat tours of duty in Afghanistan. He also spent a significant period in other roles, completed a number of specialist and arduous courses and flew a number of other aircraft types. He considers it an enormous privilege to have served his country both in Regular and Reserve Service capacity for over 24 years.
His passion for motorsport lead him to fulfill a lifelong dream of starting his own business, V-FORCE, in which the coolest and most enjoyable skills from his military service are combined with motorsport and extreme sports to give the most enjoyable and rewarding experience available anywhere.
Chris is a qualified BARS Rally and ARDS Racing Instructor and competes in both motorsport disciplines. He is an SIA Close Protection and Surveillance Operator. Why not get in touch: email@example.com
‘The Independent’ Newspaper
‘Retired’ Falklands veteran flying Afghan helicopter
Article written by ‘The Independent’ newspaper back in Sept 2009, detailing Chris’s time spent in Afghanistan working alongside the amazing Lt Cdr Bill O’Brien whilst commanding the AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/retired-falklands-veteran-flying-afghan-helicopter
Director of Operations and Marketing
Why not get in touch:
Accomplished IT Consultant for more than twenty-six years with the last twenty-two years in Senior Management positions. Managed enterprise level implementations of multiple major systems and applications, digital and infrastructure projects in excess of £10 million. Extremely organised and blessed with a huge mental capacity for multi-tasking. Clare is a huge petrol head with a life long passion for motorsport. She competed in the 2016/17/18 Rally seasons as a rally navigator/co-driver and holds both ARDS Racing and BARS Rally licences.
Videographer and Media Guru
Owner of Granite Media
James is a Filmmaker and Photographer who produces authentic, adventurous stories. He has the ability to film and work in the most hostile of conditions. With 14 years service in the military, conducting various roles and operations around the world, he now focuses on creating engaging visual stories through filmmaking and photography. James likes to approach projects with an open mind and an ability to think differently. Working with an ambition to stand out and create narratives that have real meaning to people.
Social Media Consultant
Owner of Business Pilgrims
Stephen is the go-to guy who will help extract your business genius, putting into words how amazing and exciting your product and services are. Specialising in eye-popping headlines, highly captivating copy, which has been responsible for spiking FOMO across the globe.
He can help you create a strong and meaningful message that will help you attract more of your ideal customers.
Social Media Consultant
Owner of Alfie Marsh Films
Alfie Marsh is a Scottish based Camera Operator/Editor working in Scotland and Internationally. He specialises in Sports, Music, Weddings, Promotional and Documentation film making. Having worked in a diverse range of situations he prides himself with the ability to always see new ways of capturing content by getting in difficult spaces with his camera and conveying a story through the eye of my camera. Alfie has been working on the V-FORCE Training’s social media platforms and shooting our Evasive Driving Training movie.
Service Crew Chief Head Engineer
Rich is a highly experienced and talented engineer and motorsport mechanic with over 30 years of military service as an aircraft engineer in the RAF. Alongside his regular military career he has worked in many disciplines of motorsport, a substantial amount of which has been as the Crew Chief/Head Engineer. He oversees the building, preparing and running of the V-FORCE fleet of vehicles and manages the service crew, equipment and logistics.
Jon is a very experienced mechanic.
Specialist Training Instructors
Specialist Training Instructor
Jamie is a very experienced helicopter instructor and trainer. He started his career in the Army, working along-side Chris on the Apache, and subsequently transferred to the RAF. In his 22 year career he has completed various operational and training tours worldwide and instructed on many aircraft types. His key focus at the moment is basic airborne instruction and courseware development.
Specialist Training Instructor
Tom is a commercial airline pilot having left the RAF in 2019. He met Chris whilst training on the Puma, a front line helicopter, used in operations across the globe. Tom finished his career as an Instructor on the Puma, where he trained new and experienced helicopter pilots before progressing onto their Squadrons. Tom is a keen adventure sports enthusiast who enjoys spending his time in the mountains.
Qualified ARDS Racing Driver Grade ‘A’ Instructor
Lee has been racing since 1989 in circuit motor sport including Karting, Saloon, Sports, GT, Prototype & Single Seater Cars. Winner of the Lamborghini Super trophy GTR/G Championship in 2001. Lee has taken part in selective rounds of FIA GT Championship in 2001/2 (Lamborghini GT1/GT2), Czech GT Championship 2008 (Pagani Zonda GT1), Lamborghini Super Trofeo Championship 2011/12 (Lamborghini Gallardo GT3). Atom Cup Sport Car Sprint Champion in 2015. Race/Test/Development Driver for Reiter Engineering Works Lamborghini Race Team (Murcielago R/GT, Diablo GT1, GT2, Super trophy Race Cars). Chief Race/Test/Development Driver for Edginton Racing single-seater race team (F3000, F3, Formula Renault, Mono Formula 4). Started 208 Races – Registered a finish in 184 races.
Qualified ARDS Racing Instructor
Steven is 23 and from Namibia. He comes from circuit racing and started at the age of 11. He spent 5 years karting in South Africa. 2016 he moved to England to race in Ginettas. After two years he moved onto Endurance racing in GT4 cars. Some of his career highlights are Pole position in Dubai 24hr and Portimao 24hr. With a win at Barcelona 24hr, a 2nd and 3rd at Dubai 24hr and 2nd at Portimao 24hr. He works full time coaching on race tracks trying to get the most out of his clients and teaching car control in front and rear wheel drive cars. Having grown up in Namibia he knows a bit about driving on gravel.
Qualified BARS Rally and ARDS Racing Instructor and British Junior Rally Champion
Cameron Davies is a Rally Driver from Llandovery, Wales. He started his Rallying career at the age of 14, where he won the 2009 and 2010 F1000 British Junior Rally Championship. In 2011 he became the youngest driver ever to be backed by a works team, Chevrolet. Following his successful period during the F1000, he later went on to win the BTRDA Rally First championship in 2012. He has raced with great success in Sports 2000 and is an experienced ARDS racing instructor, having worked for a number of race schools and car manufacturers. He is a highly talented rally driver, BARS rally instructor and stunt driver.
World Rally Championship Co-driver
Formerly serving full time in the RAF, and now a Reservist, Phil Hall competes around the globe as a co-driver in the World Rally Championship. He has experience of some of the toughest roads across 6 continents, from the Arctic to the Outback. The current RAF Rally Champion is known for his navigation expertise, but has also driven rally cars and race cars competitively on tarmac, dirt, and ice. Bringing his wealth of experience from working with top level teams and drivers, Phil is excited to be a part of the V-FORCE team.
AHASS Accredited and Hillclimb Instructor
Tim has been involved in Motorsport for 50 years and has a wealth of experience in different disciplines. He started out navigating on night rallies at 16 then graduated to driving, initially in a mini then an ex works Triumph TR7 which he used to tackle night events plus forest stage rallies. He had been an active speed hill climber for the last 22 years with many wins to his credit and also competes in tarmac stage rallies. He is an AHASS certified Hillclimb instructor and undertakes pro driver duties for Subaru of America, Hyundai, Mercedes and others plus one to one competition driver coaching.
AHASS Accredited Instructor
Despite being only 22 years old, Ben has a wealth of motorsport experience. Starting off in the Formula 1000 Junior Rally Championship at 14, he has gone on to compete in a number of tarmac stage rallies, hillclimbs, sprints and autotests in a wide variety of vehicles. As well as this, he has instructed at track days and hillclimb schools since gaining his AHASS instructors licence in 2016.
Qualified ARDS Racing Instructor
James started Karting from 11 years old until 16 then after a few years of saving moved up to cars. James is currently racing in the Hyundai Coupe Cup consistently finishing in the top 4 with several fastest laps and podiums. James gained his ARDS Instructor licence in 2016 and regularly instructs at Thruxton Circuit in Hampshire. James has instructed and judged on Ocado’s driver of the year awards aswell as working for manufacturers such as Toyota, BMW and Ferrari.
Qualified ARDS Racing Instructor and First Aider
Serving full time in the RAF with 21+ years of military background as an Aircraft Engineer. Civilian First Aid qualified and ARDS Instructor. Andy began racing in 2016 after meeting Chris and Rich through work. Andy built his first race car during 2015 and is still competing in UK events at Club level.
Vehicle Gunnery Instructor and Team Medic
Ollie is a man of many personas. Having served over 12 years as a Helicopter Loadmaster in the Royal Air Force where he completed numerous operational tours in the Middle-East, Ollie left the Service as a lead Air Gunnery Instructor on the CH-47 Chinook helicopter in charge of multiple weapon systems including the M134 Minigun and M60 machine gun. He is also a qualified Paramedic and currently works as a Winchman on the UK Coastguard Search and Rescue helicopters. Outside of his day-job Ollie has a passion for everything motorsport related, is a keen motorcyclist and adventurer, and has previously covered motorcycle expeditions as the Team Medic. He regularly teaches in a multitude of roles, normally medical, and has been part of the V-FORCE team since 2020.