Andy founded Inclusive Sports Academy CIC in 2015 and since then, the programme has continued to grow. Moreover, our academy has been recognised as the leading Inclusive and Disability coaching provider in the region. Andy strongly believes sport is for all and that it plays a valuable role in improving people’s lives. Before founding Inclusive Sports Academy CIC, Andy worked as Head Coach at Solihull Arden club where he developed a vibrant junior and adult programme. During this time, the club received the ‘National Club of the Year Award’ as recognition for their development initiatives. During 2017, he was awarded a Mayor’s Civic honour for his services to sport in Solihull.
Ryan joined Inclusive Sports Academy CIC Inclusive Sports during 2019. A keen footballer, Ryan has progressed through Birmingham City Football Club College programme. Ryan leads on a range Inclusive projects throughout the week. He has completed various qualifications in the sector and is always keen to develop his knowledge and understanding further.
Shannon has recently joined Inclusive Sports . A keen footballer, she has previously had trials at Aston Villa FC. Shannon has decided to turn her passion into her work. Shannon takes the lead on numerous disability and community sessions on the programme throughout the week. Previous experience, includes mentoring sessions at a local secondary school. She is working towards her Community Sports Activator. Outside of work, Shannon enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Ci has joined Inclusive Sports in an internship capacity through our partnership with Heart of Birmingham Vocational College. Ci brings with him a wealth of knowledge surrounding content creation and design. A valued member of the team already- Ci keeps us all organised & on top of our game!