DSY Inclusive Sports Ambassadors

DSY Inclusive Sports Ambassadors

Marsha attended Rawthorpe High School where she excelled academically. She studied at Huddersfield Technical College. A bright and bubbly personality with considerable of potential, Marsha aimed to improve consistently as a participant and as a volunteer through a variety of projects within the Kirklees area. Marsha has recently started an employment project in the Kirklees area which gives her the opportunity to work at the Zone, Kirklees Council and with Kirklees Active Leisure Centre. This is a partnership project with Disability Sport Yorkshire and Kirklees Council. Marsha’s role within the projects is to develop general employability skills, develop her strengths and address any goals that need further development.

Daniel also has a level of academic expertise due to further academic study and proven ability. He first attended Ravenshall School and then moved on to Huddersfield Technical College for the remainder of his studies.  Daniel enjoys playing a host of sports, including rugby and football. He is also the mascot for Huddersfield Giants! Daniel represents Disability Sport Yorkshire in the Kirklees area as an Inclusive Activity Ambassador. 

Ivan volunteers and participates at Deighton Table Tennis Club and represents Disability Sport Yorkshire within the Kirklees area. Ivan has an approachable personality, which enables participants and coaches alike to feel comfortable, but more importantly, to be able to put into practice what has been taught during the sessions. He is currently volunteering in the Kirklees Active Leisure Get Active days while working towards several sporting qualifications. 

Rebecca was educated at Newsome High School where she enjoyed physical activity more than most and found the new love of her life, football. Rebecca attended the Zone to study on a BTEC level 3 at Huddersfield Town Community Foundation. Rebecca is a friendly approachable young woman who aspires to be a role model within the Kirklees area to enhance participation. Rebecca also completed a Boccia Leaders Award course, which enables her to fully understand the rules, formalities and acquire the qualifications to teach the sport to similarly motivated individuals.

Gabbie attended Shelly College where she was involved with a wide variety of sports and physical activities but also undertook relevant Sports Leader qualifications. Gabbie has always been involved in sport and is a qualified football coach and has previously worked at PGL as an activity instructor. Alongside this, she has competed in the Newsome Athletics Academy and Honely Running Academy where she achieved great things. Gabbie is working within the Kirklees area and is looking to inspire disabled young children. 

If you are 16-25 years of age, live within the West Yorkshire and are interested in becoming an ambassador, completing a leadership or training programme, please contact:

Amy Johnson

Tel 01924 372382

Mob 07597 351345

Email ajohnson@fdso.co.uk