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
Adam Baker

Adam Baker

Go 5 Project Co-Ordinator

adambaker@stevenagesportingfutures.co.uk

Joined the Team – February 2017

Responsible for:

  • Session planning and liaison with partner primary schools to create a timetable of GO2 session delivery across Stevenage.
  • Year 5/6 Leadership programme delivery and termly meetings to discuss targets set.
  • Ongoing training and support for school staff and apprentices.
  • Awards Evening
  • Supporting the competition lead to organise and run the competitions
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.
  • From September 2018, Roman will also be working as a Sports Coach at Trotts Hill Primary School for two days; Tuesday & Friday.
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
Vanessa Wilson

Vanessa Wilson

Community Coach

Joined the team November 2018

Responsible for

  • On tour delivery
  • Support for Competitions and Events
  • Active Assemblies
  • Can support with breakfast and afterschool Go Girl
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.