Jess Simons

Development Officer (Children and Young People)

Job Role: To deliver on the Greater Manchester School Games, liaising with the School Games Organisers and providing strategic support to the local organising committee. I also lead the Satellite Clubs programme which provides funding opportunities to help get people aged 14-25 more physically active.

Date started: 19th November 2018

Professional background: I graduated from university with a degree in sports development, after which I took up a role working for Premier Sport as a primary school sports coach, later progressing to be a lead coach. I then moved to the Oldham Sports Development team as an activity development worker delivering on a variety of physical activity based programmes for children and young people. Later taking on a spilt role to lead on quality assurance and assessment as well as becoming development officer for under 5's.

Fun Fact: I served Peter Kay when working at the Range.

Phone: 07395795935

Email: jess@greatersport.co.uk