MEET THE TEAM

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”

– Michael Jordan

ALISHA
Development Director

With a degree in Early Childhood Education and 7 years experience working in the Sports and Recreation industry, Alisha is passionate about  working with young people and supporting communities.

As a Director, she runs our day to day operations and helps to make sure our sessions are as fun and engaging as possible.

CHLOE
Project Lead
– Coaching & Mentoring

Using her degree in Psychology, Chloe started out teaching Sport and now works within Coaching & Mentoring.

Mental Health and Wellbeing are a particular focus and she hopes to help youth people develop their skills through projects and become more resilient.

JOE
Managing Director

Joe started Empowr-U after gaining a degree in Sports Development and Coaching at Northumbria University.

He is passionate about helping young people through Sport and enjoys seeing the positive effect the sessions and events provide.

MARLON
Project Lead
– Youth & Community

After working for YMCA and Aptitude, Marlon has been with us for the past three years.

He joined us after seeing the positive effect Empowr-U had on the young people in the local community.

He also has experience working in a Young Offenders Institute and as a teacher in a specialised school.

CHARLOTTE
Project Lead
– Coaching & Mentoring

Starting in December 2020, Charlotte is now overseeing the NEET LifeGoals youth employability programme as well as our YEF-funded Mentoring and Sports for LifeSkills projects.

She is excited to see her personal and professional skills grow whilst making a positive and meaningful impact in the community.

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