ABOUT US

The Kent Sports Trust Foundation has the core values of using sport to foster a culture of encouraging participation in sport across Kent, creating positive health outcomes, and helping build communities.

Our Board of Trustees includes Paul Daniels as Chairman of the Board, Samuel Fankah as Secretary, Angie Sandys as Treasurer, and Felipe Alviar Baquero.

Our Trustees will bring a broad, balanced, and diverse skill set to the Kent Sports Trust Foundation with a wide range of backgrounds helping us expand year on year.

From business to school experience and legal backgrounds, the Board will ensure we reflect the community in which we will serve and ensure we maintain the highest standards at all times.

The Kent Sports Trust Foundation is also proud and delighted to have the support of four Patrons: Points of Light recipient Steve Craddock, Prince’s Golf Club General Manager Robert McGuirk, Grain Peninsula Cycling Club’s Carol Ford, and Rebel Runner Lee Allen.

 

THE MISSION 2016-2021

We will work to:

  • Give every child a sporting start in life through high-quality PE and sport in primary schools across Kent.
  • Ensure all young people have a sporting chance by developing opportunities for those with special educational needs and disabilities.
  • Support all young people to achieve their sporting best in school and their personal best in life.

Our values, which are built on trust, integrity, working in partnership, and responsibility, run across all of our work – be that with schools, our corporate partners, government, sporting organisations, and, most importantly, young people.

Using the power of PE and sport, the Kent Sports Trust Foundation strives to increase the opportunities that everyone has to learn through PE and sport and to realise his or her potential in society.

Our working environment very much reflects our values and mission: we support our employees to lead healthy and active lifestyles to encourage lifelong participation in sport and physical activity.

One way of evidencing the benefits of this will be by measuring sickness absence within schools, along with other key performance indicators such as attention span, attainment, and happiness.

 

THE TEAM

Heading up our fantastic team at the Kent Sports Trust Foundation is Chief Executive Officer Steve Wolfe, who brings a wealth of experience from working in sport across the county.

As the former Managing Editor of Kent Sports News, Steve has a passion for sporting success and is dedicated to bringing together charity and sport.

Steve is joined by Sarah Parrish, Operations Manager, who has spent over eight years working in the charity sector in Kent and joined the Kent Sports Trust Foundation with a wealth of knowledge having worked closely with schools all across the county.

Richard Brown, Fundraising Manager, joined the Kent Sports Trust Foundation having spent a few years working within the sports events and media sector, along with a role as Commercial Development Manager in the local media.