County Durham Sport work with a wide range of partners in County Durham as well as regional and national partners to achieve our goal. Our work is supported and influenced by the local communities that we work in and we are proud to collaborate with a network of providers to achieve our mutual goals.
BECKS LIPPE - Director of Operations
Becks’ role is to lead and direct, through operational oversight, the delivery of business objectives and to be responsible for the strategic leadership of Safeguarding, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Partnership Approaches.
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BETH DONKIN - OFFICE MANAGER
Joe Armstrong - Programme Manager (Children & Young People)
Joe is responsible for managing the County Durham Sport children and young people portfolio and supporting our vision and mission; in an attempt to drive societal change locally and tackle inequalities preventing children and young people from enjoying the life changing benefits of sport and physical activity.
Joe also acts as the safeguarding and equality lead within this area of operations.
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Joe Dredge - Community Development Officer
Joe is responsible for supporting County Durham Sport’s vision and mission to remove the barriers to moving by challenging inequalities and changing lives through sport and physical activity from a community engagement and development through a place based approach.
Katy Thompson - Partnerships Manager
Katy is responsible for supporting County Durham Sport’s vision and mission; to remove the barriers to moving by challenging inequalities and changing lives through access to sport and physical activity through the development of partnerships and community engagement through a ‘place-based approach.’
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Louise Clare - Business Support and Communications Officer
Louise is responsible for the provision of effective, efficient and high quality administrative and communications support to the County Durham Sport team, partnerships and alliances.
Dr Maxine Rhodes - Managing Director
Maxine is responsible for the provision of effective and high quality strategic and operational leadership of County Durham Sport with and on behalf of the Trustees, focused on the delivery of County Durham Sport’s vision, mission and business objectives, for the benefit of residents in County Durham.
NATHAN BEADLE - Project Officer for Children and Young People
Nathan’s role is to work with the CYP team to increase and strengthen physical activity opportunities across County Durham for children and young people, with a direct emphasis on tackling historic, deep-rooted inequalities. Operationally, Nathan’s responsibilities include overseeing the County Durham School Games and offering schools support to complete the annual Active Lives CYP survey led by Sport England.
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STEPHANIE YATES - Finance Officer
Stephanie is responsible for the provision of effective, efficient and high quality finance support and reporting to County Durham Sport’s executive team and Trustees.
Stephen Gilbert - Community Development Officer
Stephen is responsible for supporting County Durham Sport’s vision and mission to remove the barriers to moving by challenging inequalities and changing lives through sport and physical activity through a place based approach.
Stephen also coordinates the Opening Schools Facilities programme.
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Suzanne McDermott - Infrastructure & Environment Strategic Lead
Suzanne is responsible for the leadership and advocacy in relation to the role of the built environment in increasing physical activity levels in the Region.
The role is also to provide influence and encourage active transport including walking and cycling in seeking to reduce carbon emissions and to improve physical and mental wellbeing through the development of, and leading strategic partnerships to increase active travel across the Region.
Suzanne also focuses on the development of the use of green and blue spaces for physical activity and play forms part of the role.
This role is jointly funded through Rise.
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