Get To Know Coaching Lead, Tom Doughty
Posted on 3rd August 2023 at 12:39
In the latest in our Get To Know blog series we meet our Coaching and Data Lead, Tom Doughty who works in partnership with our Occupational Therapists to deliver inclusive, accessible, fun physical activity sessions across delivery sites in Essex. Tom also manages the support and training of new coaches when they join the team and leads the data capture element of the organisation.
- How long have you worked at Sport for Confidence?
'It will be 5 years this October.'
- What was your previous role?
'Previously I was in Philadelphia working for a Youth Soccer programme.'
- Why did you want to join Sport for Confidence?
'It was a new opportunity working with a demographic of participants I had never worked with previously. It was something I thought would challenge me professionally.'
- What is it like to work for Sport for Confidence?
'It definitely makes learn to think and work outside the box. No one day is the same but it's the most rewarding job I`ve had, by far.'
- What is the best thing about working for Sport for Confidence?
'Learning new skills from the vast experience within the team. Oh and the 3-minute walk to the office from my front door 😃'
- What advice would you give to anyone thinking of applying for a role with Sport for Confidence?
'If you're looking for something truly unique, working with an amazing team and a passion for inclusivity this is the organisation for you!'
Tagged as: accessible activity, coaching, community, health, inclusive sport, meaningful activity, meet the team, occupational therapy, specialist sports coach, sports coach, staff profile, tackling health inequalities, teamwork, wellbeing
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