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The Active Schools Team

Stuart Davoile - School Sports Advisor

Working in school sport since 1999 means I am A) getting old and B) have built up a bank of knowledge to enable me to support schools. My roles in Coventry have varied from Primary and Secondary PE Teacher, School Sport Coordinator and School Games Organiser.

Vanessa Pearson - Performing Arts Development Officer

My key focus is to work with schools to create one off performance based projects such as: ‘Dance Make Your Move’ ‘Coventry and Warwickshire Dance Festival’ and ‘The Great Big Dance Off’, showcasing the childrens hard work to a wide audience.

Nikki Stilwell - Sports Development Officer

Starting out as a sports coach, during the past year I have grown and developed within the company professionally and personally. I deliver curriculum PE in primary schools as well as extra curriculum activities. Within my job role, I develop sporting programmes along side PE staff to deliver within Primary Schools around Coventry.

Lisa Whiteman - Sports Development Officer

As a speciaist in Dance & Performing arts, I believe that every young person should have the opportunity to express their own creativity and develop a passion for the arts. Performing Arts allows children to communicate their thoughts in a way that's universally understood. Allowing the shy to be bold and the bold to harness their full potential. Watching that seed grow and flourish is why I became a teacher.

Daniel De Feo - Senior Sports Coach

My main role within the foundation is the development of sport and community engagement in the north east of the city based around Moat House Leisure Centre. I am very passionate about disability sports and aim to develop these further. I also been a junior team manager for the past eight years coaching, administrating and developing junior teams.

Kayne Mann - Racquets Co-ordinator

I have 3 years experience teaching curriculum PE and extra-curricular sports in both primary and secondary schools throughout Coventry, specialising in racquet sports, I am also an LTA qualified Level 3 tennis coach with 5 years coaching experience.

Paul Riddington - Sports Coach

I worked previously for Coventry East SSP as Playground Management Co-ordinator and have continued this role with CSF. During this academic year (2015-2016) I have advised 3 primary schools in successfully zoning their playground.

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