Sporting Chance North East

Meet The Team

What we do
Sporting Chance is a local community organisation. We have been built by individuals who are passionate, dedicated and driven to better lives of people living in the North East. As a not-for profit organisation we reinvest everything we achieve back into the community, to continue to improve our range of services and the high quality support we can offer those who access what we have to offer
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Sporting Chance provides education and training opportunities to children and young people that may have barriers on accessing mainstream education. Using our personal and social development model and the passion sport can bring to engage and encourage young people to unlock their full potential
Compulsory School AgePost Sixteen Study Programme
Community Work
Our work intends to offer opportunities to the people in society who deserve the opportunities to overcome their life experiences and unlock their potential via sport.
BoxingMental HealthDisabilitiesHoliday Hunger Camps
Meet the Team
We have a diverse team working at sporting chance, with a wide range of skills and experience who are constantly working together to improves the lives of our students.
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At Sporting Chance , all the service and support we provide is underpinned by our cohesive and comprehensive policies which can be found by following the link below
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Jamie Cairns – Managing Director

With 10 years’ experience, Jamie is highly experienced within the sport and education sector.


Jordon Cairns – Director of Operations

ordon, who spent 5 years in the Parachute regiment, has been involved in sport for the last 12 years.


Stephen Hutchinson – Education Tutor

Having coached football across 17 states in America and taught in local primary and secondary schools.



Peter, is the youngest member of staff at 18 years old and is one of our apprentices. Peter is completing his apprenticeship through Coach core.


Lee Moore – Volunteer Mentor

Lee, who spent 9 years serving in the Royal British Army. 5 years as an Infantry Soldier and 4 years as a Dog Handler, has been involved in sport majority of his life.


Danny Chetwynd – Education Manager

Danny is leading on our fitness studies program and  his key role is to make sure learners have the best experience with us.