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Michael Chard – Director

Background: Michael has always had a passion for sport from a young age, taking part in a number of team sports as well as playing semi-professional football. He aspires to make sport fun and accessible for young people, and enjoys offering his knowledge to help increase participation amongst young people in sport.


Favourite Sport: Football
Qualifications: BA (Hons) Sports Management and Football studies + all necessary coaching qualifications for schools
Fun fact: Michael is a keen chess player and has aspirations to play
competitively in the future!


Phone
: 07827 296114
Email:

Nathan Baker – Director

Background: Sport has been a big passion of Nathans from a young age, participating in as many different sports as possible during his school years. Nathan began coaching at the age of 16 gaining experience through football which led to opportunities to coach across countries such as Italy, Denmark & Spain. On leaving University Nathan saw an opportunity to support the delivery of P.E. in Schools, working with Teachers to provide Fun, Inspiring sessions that engage children in developing their key Fundamentals and aspires to create Pathways from School Sport to Club Participation.


Favourite Sport: Enjoys Anything Alternative (Handball, Ultimate Frisbee etc.)
Qualifications: BA Sports Management & Football Studies + Number of Sporting NGB’s to support Full Curriculum School Delivery.
Fun fact: Worked for the Italian Serie A (Premier Division) side Atalanta B.C as a Coach for 2 Summers (Thinks he can Speak Fluent Italian)


Phone
: 07572 398161
Email: nathan.baker@mnrcoaching.com

Liam Dixon – Project Coordinator

Background: Liam has always had a passion for sport for as long as he can remember, aspiring to teach sport from a young age. Sport Coaching was a constant throughout Liam’s education, choosing to take Sport at GCSE and A-Level, leading to a BSc (Hons)Degree in Sport Studies. Away from education, Liam has always enjoyed playing team sports such as Football, Cricket and Rugby.


Favourite Sport: Cricket
Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Degree in Sport Studies + Number of sporting NGB’s to support full curriculum school delivery.
Fun fact: In school, Liam once performed in a musical in front of 2000 people.

Phone: 07469963387
Email: liam.dixon@mnrcoaching.com