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Jenny Wallwork

 

FORMER WORLD NO.5 BADMINTON PLAYER

Jenny Wallwork competed for her country for over ten years on the World Badminton circuit, reaching a career high of number 5 in the World Rankings. During her career she became five time National Champion along with winning several international titles. She competed in four World Championships and won silver and bronze medals at both the Commonwealth games and the European Championships.

Jenny is a huge advocate for mental health and wellbeing and is very passionate about raising awareness and reducing the stigma surrounding young people’s mental health. After battling Bulimia and depression during her sporting career Jenny now uses her story in schools to inspire and empower young people to speak out and change their life for the better.

Since retiring in 2013 Jenny has worked on numerous transformational programmes for young people. Having worked for the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust and Youth Sport trust on programmes such as Sky sports living for sport, Girls Active, unlocking potential and on track to achieve Jenny’s passion for helping young people fulfil their potential only continues to grow.

 
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Adam Whitehead

 

COMMONWEALTH AND EUROPEAN CHAMPION SWIMMER

Adam retired from a professional swimming career in 2006 after competing for his country for over 10 years. In that time he swam at all the major competitions in the world, including the Sydney Olympic Games. During this time he also became European and Commonwealth champion.

Since retiring he has dedicated his life to supporting others to be the best they can be.  His real passion is in training and development, which has led him to write a number of programmes for young people to maximise their potential, using the lessons learnt through sport and activity.  He has worked with a number of national charities, writing programmes to be delivered to over 300,000 young people.  

Adam is committed to each person he works with, his knowledge and understanding of learning helps make the programme individual to every participant.