Senior Apprenticeship Manager
Ross is responsible for the operations and compliance of our apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programmes at Sport Structures which includes the managment of budgets and the relationships with our clients. Ross also supports the business development function of our business in the area of funded provision and supports clients in a consultancy capacity to identify workforce development solutions and how to implement these
Tom is responsible for supporting the administration of the apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programmes at Sport Structures. He regularly liaises with tutors, employers and apprentices to assist in ensuring all apprenticeship compliance regulations are met.
Quality and Training Manager
Sarina is responsible for the development of candidates understanding linked to knowledge within the apprenticeship. Sarina is also their support and guidance to develop any new skills they may need to produce the evidence required to meet the relevant standard.
Sports Project Officer: Apprenticeships
Jon is responsible for the administration behind Apprenticeships and the Education and Training team. Jon regularly liaises with employers, tutors, learners and venues regarding our courses and apprenticeships.
Gill uses her 20+ years as a PE teacher - working across the Key Stages in both the state and private sectors - to tutor and assess Apprentice Sports Coaches in Activity Leadership and PE and School Sport (PESS). Gill also leads Multi-Skills Award and Certificate courses. Her roles take her across the south/south-east of England; from her home in Kent to Bournemouth in the west, up to Oxford in the Cotswolds and across to Norwich in Norfolk.
Mel uses her 25 years experience as a PE teacher (working across Key Stages 3 and 4 and as an SSCO working within primary schools) to tutor and assess Apprentice Sports Coaches in Activity Leadership and PE and School Sport (PESS). Mel is also qualified in and responsible for IQA (Internal Quality Assurance) of other tutors and students work. Her roles take her mainly across the Midlands, and the West of England, but occasionally anywhere needed.
At 16 years old Duncan started his working life as an Apprentice Shipwright at Swan Hunters Shipyard on the River Tyne. Following that he had a 17-year career in the Royal Air Force as an Engineer. Duncan's career as an engineer consistently involved opportunities to develop through education. Sport, Physical Activity, and Coaching were also a huge part of his career. After leaving the RAF he started a career in coaching which eventually led to running his own coaching company for 15 years delivering Physical Activity and Sport in Primary Schools and communities across the North East. Teaching and Education has always been a foundation stone for Duncan's career and has eventually led him to his career as an Apprenticeship Tutor/Assessor and his current role with Sport Structures.
Duncan has worked with Sport Structures for many years. In his current full-time role, he is responsible for delivering the Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer, Level 2 Community Activator, and Level 4 Sports Coach apprenticeship Standards. As part of Sport Structures Quality Assurance and commitment to constantly improving Duncan is also responsible for development work on our apprenticeship programmes.
Joanne's role is to support coach and stretch our learners into being well rounded people who can be confident to take their next steps in their careers. Joanne strives to inspire and empower everyone around her to be the best they can be. Along with key administration activities that support that, her main routine is seeing learners each day remotely now and ensuring they meet the qualification standards and teaching to inspire them to develop in their roles and personal lives.
Amy has 8 years of experience within the sports and education sector and always had a passion for sport. From delivering Sport and Fitness in a college setting, to now delivering Community Activator coach, Sport and Health Officer and Teaching Assistant Apprenticeships. Amy’s teaching philosophy is to focus on building students’ independence and supporting students to reach their potential of making a difference within the sporting industry.
Functional Skills Tutor
Sheryls role as a functional skills tutor/assessor is to coach, support and stretch learners to achieve their English and/or maths as part of their apprenticeship. Sheryl is part of the learner journey across all of our apprenticeships; and supports developing her learners into well rounded people, who feel confident to take the next steps in their career.
Becca is committed to inspire her learners to have an active can-do attitude, motivate an affinity towards critical thinking. Transferring their new skills, directly to positively impact their real-world jobs, making the most of every new opportunity to grow all skills independently & more importantly enjoy their new developing roles.
Previously for 20 years Becca worked across many roles operational, training, audit, coaching & mentoring within the hospitality business.Becca is currently part time for Sport Structures, she also enjoys her other role as a self-employed Garden Designer./p>