UoM Sport


Sporting Excellence Leadership Mentoring

In 2016 the XXI club mentoring programme commenced where volunteers from our Sporting Alumni XXI Club met and shared experiences with focus sport Athletic Union (AU) Club Captains. We established the programme to support club captains with balance leading a club with managing their studies and other demands that arise during life at the University. The scheme was extremely successful, with several club captains referencing the benefit of having an independent mentor to support them.

For 2017/18 we are opening the offer to all AU club captains, not just those from focus sport clubs.

There are seven spaces available on the mentoring programme, club captains are invited to apply for a place on the programme by filling out the form on the right hand side of this page.


Our 2017/18 XXI club mentors range from ex Olympians, world champions and hugely successful businessmen and women.

Lawrie Madden

Economics and Social Studies, graduated 1975
Men’s Football
Freelance Lecturer in sports journalism

Jemima Killick

Law with Politics, graduated 2012
Women’s Rugby Union
Food Buyer at Co-op Food

Paul Chambers

Town & Country Planning, graduated 1975
Men’s Football
Retired (former CEO at Boccia England)

Kathryn Fowler

Atmospheric Physics PHD, graduating 2019
Water Polo
PHD Student at UoM/GB Water Polo

Jenny Schofield

Nuclear Fission PHD, Graduated 2017
Fencing
Research Scientist

Sam Davis

Chemistry, graduated 2013
Snowboarding and Lacrosse
Sales account manager at NUCO Travel

Alice Brown

Management & marketing of fashion textiles, graduated 2017
Netball
Commercial Marketing at Virgin Media

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