Sports Stars Join our 2016 Schools of Sport Programme

Posted on 19/06/2016 · Posted in Active Education Group

With the forthcoming Rio Olympics this summer, children across the country will be inspired to take up more sport this year.  We are delighted to announce that we have a star studded line up of current and former GB sports stars joining our Schools of Sports courses this summer.

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Former Olympian Kelly Sotherton joins Dean Macey on our very popular athletics academies now it its 4th year!

Kelly is an Olympic Bronze medalist in Heptathlon from Athens 2004. She also has won the Gold at the 2006 Commonwealth Games Heptathlon, World Championship Silver and Bronze winner and three times European Silver medalist.

Dean Macey was England’s leading decathlete for a decade – he was 4th at the Sydney Olympics and the Athens Olympics, before winning the Gold at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

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With our women’s hockey team venturing to Rio this year on the quest for gold, we are delighted to announce that GB players Crista Cullen and Shona McCallin will be coaching on our inspiring hockey academies this year – we wish them all the best for their Rio asprirations!