Director of Sports & Development

Andy is the strategic lead for the sports and programme development functions, reporting to the CEO.

Andy has overall responsibility for the Sports and Development Department including programme growth and development, coaching and competition and programme support. This includes supporting the home country executives, the National Executive Council, as well as maintaining and updating policies.

He also has responsibility for top-line relationships with partner agencies (e.g. Sport England, Mencap, home country disability organisations), and youth engagement.

Andy was born in London and has a degree in History and Physical Education from the University of Birmingham. Andy first became involved in Special Olympics in 1984 as a volunteer coach and has been part of the National Office staff since 1995.

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