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June headlines

Some snippets to summarise what we’ve been up to over the first five or six months of this year – during which time we have among other things:

  • Continued to work with UK Sport and Sport England on secondment, supporting respectively the planning process for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the drafting of a new sports governance framework in response to the Government’s “Sporting Future” strategy for sport
  • Completed our work with Ice Hockey UK, following the appointment of a new Independent Chair and non-executive directors, as part of a wide-ranging overhaul of governance structures and the creation of a new strategic framework
  • Staged a workshop with over 30 representatives of the Golfing Union of Ireland to share our findings and recommendations regarding their coaching structure and processes
  • Conducted the annual review of the 14 England Rugby Regional Academies on behalf of the RFU and Premiership Rugby Ltd
  • Completed the annual review of the four Branches of the Irish Rugby Football Union for their delivery of their responsibilities to develop the game at community level
  • Supported England Netball in the development and delivery of a process to retender for places within the Netball Superleague for 2017 and beyond
  • Worked with the RFU, Students RFU and BUCS to develop a National League for the leading university rugby teams, for launch in autumn 2016
  • Continue to support a number of sports, performance directors and head coaches via one-to-one mentoring as well as professional development programmes in the build up to Rio and Tokyo
  • Completed the planning for the new British Fencing elite coach development plan, and continue to work with the sport to support its implementation
  • Sarah has also been preparing to attend her first meeting as a member of the new IAAF road running commission