#RYG17 – Community and Grassroots Mentors
Kick It Out is pleased to announce the individuals who have given their time up to mentor in the ‘community and grassroots’ category at the organisation’s Raise Your Game event on Monday 24 April 2017.
Raise Your Game, taking place at Arsenal FC, hands a unique opportunity to those who aspire to work in the football industry – from coaches and referees to journalists – to receive advice and guidance from industry professionals.
If you’ve already registered for #RYG17, keep checking your emails for contact from Kick It Out.
Demand has been high for this year’s conference with mentees snapping up the available places. If you’re interested in attending and wish to be notified if places become available, please email email@example.com detailing which of the categories you’re interested in and some background information about yourself. You can read more about the event by clicking here.
Keep an eye out for further announcements from Kick It Out regarding industry professionals who are dedicating their time to mentor on the day.
#RYG17 Community and Grassroots mentors
*The below list is subject to change
Richard Allicock – Community Development Manager at Tottenham Hotspur FC
Jake Ashton – Football Development Administrator at Hampshire FA
Francesca Brown – CEO Goals4Girls
Rob Burton – Director at DASH (Disablement Association Hillingdon)
Kevin Coleman – Equality & Diversity Manager at The FA
Rob Clarke – Head of Participation at Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust
Aristote Diamos – Employability/Education Officer at West Ham United’s Foundation
Francis Duku – Ex semi-pro footballer and founder of Our Game (a nationwide football based support service for all players and clubs regardless of level or commitment)
Lindsay England – Founder of Just a Ball Game? – a football-related campaign which promotes LGB&T inclusion and challenges homophobia, biphobia and transphobia
Tom Flower – Head of Community at Wigan Athletic’s Community Trust
Prathiv Kholia – Football Development Manager at British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS)
Kevin George – Human Performance Consultant
Howard Gould – Development Coach & Community Liaison Officer at Leyton Orient FC
Joe Lyons – Head of Foundation at West Ham United
Rajab Noor – FA Skills Coach Birmingham
Christina Oshodi – County Coach Developer at The FA
Lincoln Moses – Chief Executive of Continental Star
Dave Palmer – Community Liaison Executive at the PFA
Liz Pill – Head of Delivery at Berks and Bucks FA
Riz Rehman – Director of Zesh Rehman Foundation
Temisan Williams – Senior Education Officer & Youth Development Phase Coach at West Ham United’s Foundation
Biographies will be published for each mentor in due course.