Meet Our Staff

  • Gary
    Robinson
    Chief Executive Officer
  • David
    Dunwell
    Deputy Chief Executive Officer
  • Samantha
    Weldon
    Finance & Enterprise Centre Manager
  • David
    Hayhurst
    Head of Education
  • Nick
    Jackson-Cooney
    Senior Sport & Education Development Officer
  • Chris
    McGrail
    Head of Futsal & School Sport
  • Ilyas
    Patel
    Community Inclusion Manager
  • Adrian
    Ward
    Head of Marketing and Communications
  • Martin
    Winters
    Senior Business Administrative Officer
  • Andrew
    Aspinall
    Women & Girls Football Development Officer
  • Hussain
    Ayub
    Blackburn Youth Zone Disability Sports Officer
  • Nigel
    Baker
    Young Engagement Officer
  • Liam
    Bedford
    Premier League Enterprise Coordinator
  • Chris
    Brankin
    Premier League Kicks Coordinator
  • Jennifer
    Calvert
    Dance Development Officer
  • Catherine
    Curran
    Dance Development Officer
  • Jade
    Elliott
    Blackburn Youth Zone Women & Girls Sports Officer
  • Jonny
    Ellithorn
    NCS Coordinator
  • Ockert
    Erasmus
    Education & Sports Tutor
  • Amy
    Hardman
    Finance Administrator
  • Adam
    Hoyle
    Community Sports Coach
  • Dylan
    Jackson-Cooney
    Administration & Coaching
  • Lee
    Mannion
    Blackburn Youth Zone Sports Manager
  • Dan
    Maynard
    Education & Sports Tutor
  • Danny
    McGregor
    Head of Primary School Education (maternity cover)
  • Martin
    Payne
    Blackburn Youth Zone Assistant Sports Manager
  • Chris
    Pelos
    ICT Technician
  • Sally
    Rowland
    Education & Sports Tutor
  • Chris
    Pettigrew
    Assistant Sport Development Officer
  • Jonathon
    Swift
    Media Manager
  • Amy
    Taylor
    Head of Primary School Education
  • Mick
    Whittle
    Assistant NCS Officer & Administrator
  • Adam
    Aspinall
    Premier League Kicks Apprentice
  • Michael
    Graveston
    Graphic Designer
  • Yasmin
    Connell
    Enterprise Centre Customer Service Apprentice
  • Ali Hassan
    Hussain
    NCS Team Leader
  • Ali Zan
    Hussain
    NCS Team Leader
  • Billy
    Legg
    Walking Football Coach
  • Emma
    Hook
    Evening Receptionist
  • Caisha
    Tyler
    Evening Receptionist

Trustees

George Root (Chair)  •  Cllr Maureen Bateson MBE  •  Mike Cheston  •  Ian Silvester  •  Lynsey Talbot  •  Phil Watson CBE

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