Danny Harper started judo at evening classes in 1967, and joined Croydon Judo Club the year after. A 5th Dan (including 4 competitive Dan grades), Danny brings an enormous wealth of experience to the mats; two times Southern area Gold medallist and squad player for 6yrs. The very first player to be presented with the Cliff Baker-Brown award for services to judo in the Southern area, British trials Bronze medallist and National squad Surrey squads player. In addition, he has twice taken Gold in the Southern Area Masters (and once bronze), won Gold in the High Wycombe Masters and Bronze in the Samurai Masters.
Danny gained his coaching award in 1972, has coached the Surrey squad men and boys, is a personal safety advisor and assessor and is a judo instructor for young players with special needs and behavioural problems.