Action Sports Alliance

About Action Sports Alliance

Action Sport Alliance was a social enterprise that delivered youth development projects to tackle issues of rural isolation and social mobility.

My role

I started Action Sports Alliance in 2006 and ran as Chief Executive and Project Lead developing and delivering projects.

Achievements

0800 Reverse Schools Challenge

The 0800 Reverse Schools Challenge was a mountainboard competition for schools to compete against each other. It engaged students who don’t participate in traditional team sports and gave them the opportunity to experience a different kind of sport.

Work Experience Teamwork skills

As part of ‘Enterprise Week’ for schools across Herefordshire, Action Sports Alliance provided a teamwork skills workshop for groups of students who were challenged to build and race go-karts.

Urban Art Experience

Cycle Mechanic Training

Individualised support package for young people failing at school to identify potential career paths and provide training and work experience placement. Completed Park Tools Cycle Mechanic Training and a work experience placement at a bike shop, which lead to a job.