Stephen has brought a great deal of experience to the team. Having coached football across 17 states in America and taught in local primary and secondary schools, in addition to leading a men’s health program while at Newcastle United Foundation. Stephen then led a team of coaches in Lagos, Nigeria as part of the Premier League ”Premier Stars” program. Since joining sporting chance he has become a level one boxing coach passed his Assessors award
”Since a school boy my passion has always been playing sports. I played rugby, basketball, cricket and football. My love of football led me to represent Northumberland FA and England Boys Clubs at u16s. I went on to represent Darlington FC at youth team and reserve team level. I went on to play local semi- professional football.”
”I share the passion of my colleagues in and helping young men and women in Newcastle achieve their aims and goals.”
Outside of work Stephen likes to referee junior football, keep fit and developed a keen interest in gardening.