Stevenage Sporting Futures

This is Who We Are

Who We Are

Stevenage Sporting Futures Team is a team of enthusiastic Sporting Professionals who love to inspire children to achieve their goals.

We are a charity hosted in kind at Barnwell Community Leisure Centre.

We currently work in partnership with over 30 primary, secondary and special schools in Stevenage and the surrounding areas Creating Opportunities, Raising Aspiration through Sport and Physical Activity.

At Stevenage Sporting Futures we offer a comprehensive competition and Festival calendar linked to the school games initiative , in addition we provide inter and intra school competitions, staff CPD, Educational Health related Physical activity support.

Louise Gallagher-Smith

Louise Gallagher-Smith

Partnership Manager

louisegallaghersmith@
stevenagesportingfutures.co.uk

Joined the team – August 2016 (previously Sport and Wellbeing Manager for Stevenage Borough Council)

Responsible for –

  • Day to Day running of the organisation
  • Head Teacher and School liaison
  • Funding and Finance
  • Managing and leading the team in their work
Julia Burrows

Julia Burrows

Competition Lead & Senior Community Coach

juliaburrows@
stevenagesportingfutures.co.uk

Joined the team – 2005

Responsible for

  • Booking and overseeing the organisation of the competitions and festivals both School Games and SSFT lead.
  • Creating the termly newsletter
  • CPD for teachers and school staff
Chantal Malan

Chantal Malan

Partnership Community Coach

chantalmalan@
stevenagesportingfutures.co.uk

Joined the team – August 2015

Responsible for

  • Delivery of Go Live holiday camp
  • Delivering leadership in schools and supporting school sports crews following leadership training
  • Booking and overseeing celebration weeks
  • School Games mark applications and verification
Adam Baker

Adam Baker

Go 5 Project Co-Ordinator

adambaker@stevenagesportingfutures.co.uk

Joined the Team – February 2017 (Previously Teaching Assistant at Longmeadow Primary School)

  • Adaptation of the existing Go 5 programme to create a 6 week programme of sessions aimed at Year 5 pupils. Session planning and liaison with partner schools to create a timetable of session delivery across Stevenage
  • Engagement with schools and parents through take home tasks and feedback sheets, follow on tasks and support for staff to continue to deliver relevant sessions within the school after the 6 coached weeks are over
  • Monitoring of attendance, feedback from parents and participants and anything else meaningful to ensure a full and comprehensive evaluation
  • Ongoing training and support for school staff and apprentices
Mary Szulikowski

Mary Szulikowski

Inclusion Lead

mszulikowski@lonsdale.herts.sch.uk

Joined the team – 2005

Responsible for

  • Working with Primary schools with students in their school who need adaptations and support for additional needs in PE
  • Assisting with transition of Year 6 pupils with additional needs from mainstream into Year 7 secondary provision.
  • Promoting sportsability and inclusion training and CPD to schools
Ross Goodship

Ross Goodship

Community Sports Coach

rossgoodship@
stevenagesportingfutures.co.uk

Joined the team – April  2017

Responsible for

  • On tour delivery
  • Ambassador in Stevenage for Herts Cricket
Roman Titus

Roman Titus

Sports Development Apprentice

Joined the team – September 2017

Responsible for

  • Coaching On tour and celebration week activities
  • Supporting the competition lead to organise and run the competitions
  • Collecting data from the events and activities delivered to show the impact of the work we do.
Anne Wellings

Anne Wellings

Secondary link - Thomas Alleyne Academy

wellingsa@tas.herts.sch.uk

Anne’s role is to bridge the gap between the secondary school and the sporting futures team.

She also supports the team with delivery and competitions throughout the year.

Colin Hardiman

Colin Hardiman

Secondary Link - Barnwell School

c.hardiman@barnwell.herts.sch.uk

Colin’s role is to bridge the gap between the secondary school and the sporting futures team.

He also supports the team with delivery and competitions throughout the year.