Meet the Team

Joanna Tooley

Joanna Tooley

Participation Development Officer VIEW BIO
Joanna Tooley

Joanna Tooley

Participation Development Officer

My role is to assist with the development and delivery of services aimed at increasing participation in sport through workforce development, club development and Sport England funded programmes.

Through my role I  develop projects in partnership with a variety of organisations, partners and key stakeholders including workplaces, NGB’s and clubs.

Andrew Tunnah

Andrew Tunnah

Coaching Development Manager VIEW BIO
Andrew Tunnah

Andrew Tunnah

Coaching Development Manager

Andrew is the main contact for workforce development within the team.  He is responsible for working with partners in the county to ensure we have an appropriately skilled and qualified workforce to increase participation in sport.

Ashleigh

Ashleigh Chapman

Marketing & Communications Assistant VIEW BIO
Ashleigh

Ashleigh Chapman

Marketing & Communications Assistant

I am the main contact for customer service enquiries. I am responsible for communicating with our customers to get Northumberland Sports messages and successes out widely using online communication methods.

I also have the role of creating the design of in-house marketing materials for the Northumberland Sport partnership and sourcing new programmes and products available to enhance Northumberland Sport’s Marketing and Communications activity.

Funding Manager Gail Ballance

Gail Ballance

Funding Manager VIEW BIO
Funding Manager Gail Ballance

Gail Ballance

Funding Manager

Gail is responsible for managing the delivery of Sport England national programmes Sportivate and Satellite Clubs.  these programmes are designed to engage young people aged 14-25 years into regular participation in sport and physical activity.

Business Support Assistant Kaye Scott

Kaye Scott

Business & Marketing Officer VIEW BIO
Business Support Assistant Kaye Scott

Kaye Scott

Business & Marketing Officer

I manage the Northumberland Sport website and social media channels including Facebook and Twitter. I offer support to clubs and National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGB’s) in marketing their services to a wide range of customers. This includes working with several NGB’s to tailor their messages to customers to improve attendance at their sessions across Northumberland.

I am also responsible for the monitoring of the Northumberland Sport budgets and supporting the Executive Lead where needed in reporting to Sport England.

Lee Sprudd Executive Lead

Lee Sprudd

Executive Lead (Interim) VIEW BIO
Lee Sprudd Executive Lead

Lee Sprudd

Executive Lead (Interim)

My key functions are to provide leadership to ensure Northumberland Sport’s profile and reputation remains strong and the work of our partnership is visible and valued.  I have overall responsibility for Northumberland Sport’s business and financial operation.

I am supported in my work by the Northumberland Sport Board and our Chair, who provide leadership to the partnership and our Core Team to increase participation in sport and physical activity.

Malcolm Moore, Senior Development Manager

Malcolm Moore

Senior Development Manager VIEW BIO
Malcolm Moore, Senior Development Manager

Malcolm Moore

Senior Development Manager

I lead on the delivery of our funding contract/agreement with Sport England involving delivery support to National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs).

I am responsible for the integration of programmes such as Sportivate and Satellite Clubs, coaching/workforce development and safeguarding into our work with NGBs and other key delivery partners with the aim of getting more people regularly active through sport in Northumberland.