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Tony Lormor is a former professional footballer and a native Geordie who has lived in the East Midlands for the last 27 years. He has made over 400 appearances in the football league throughout his 16-year career, playing for teams such as Newcastle United and Lincoln City.
Since retiring in 2002, Tony has experience of working in different work sectors. Tony is a qualified level 2 football coach and has worked in Derby County and Mansfield Town’s football academies with a variety of age groups and has lots of knowledge of working within youth engagement for the last 15 years.
In his spare time, Tony loves watching and competing in a range of sports activities and enjoys camping with his children. He is extremely grateful for the amazing opportunity to make a small change in the world for young people!
Olivia is an English rugby player and a former Netball player, where whilst playing for a local club, played in the South Region League. Rugby being the sport she focussed on, she progressed through the England pathway, U18s, U20s and Women’s invitational teams, culminating in a student contract for England Sevens where she earned her first cap in the 2017-18 season.
Olivia has been playing rugby since the age of 5 years old. She captained the squad in her final year of her undergraduate course at Cardiff Metropolitan University studying Educational Studies with Physical Activity and Sport, and played in the winning team in the BUCS final at Twickenham. Olivia chose Loughborough University for her Masters in Sport Management which was also in alignment with the inception of the Tyrells Premiership 15s League. She also has attained her level 2 coaching qualification. Having completed her Masters this year, remains in Loughborough playing for the Premiership team Loughborough Lightning.
Grant is an Olympic swimmer, who specialised in the 4 x 100m freestyle relay, competing in London in 2012.
Grant won a silver at 2007 European Junior Championship and then moved onto the senior event in 2008. In 2010, he won the silver medal in the Commonwealth games and then swam in London, before retiring.
Since retiring Grant has set up a swimming academy with his wife, Joanne Jackson. He had a successful career with the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust and now works in the behavioural unit at a school in Leicestershire.
Joanne is a triple Olympian swimmer, competing in Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012. She was a former world record holder in 400m freestyle in 2009.
Jo firstly competed at the world championships in 2003 in Barcelona, then went onto Athens in 2004 in 400 freestyle and 4 x 200 freestyle relay. She was British and European Champion in 400m freestyle.
A silver medallist in the commonwealth games in 2006, she proceeded to win a bronze medal in 2008 Beijing Olympics.
In 2009, Jo set a new world record and become the most successful swimmer at a championship by winning 2 x silver medals and a bronze at The World Championships.
Her swansong was competing at the 2012 London Olympics in the 400m freestyle and 4 x 200m freestyle relay, where afterwards she retired and now runs a swimming academy with her husband Grant.
Pete is an English badminton player who specialises in playing doubles and has represented England at Junior and Senior level, winning medals at various events. He reached 20th in the world’s rankings in 2014.
At 19 he first represented England and in 2007 won the European Junior Championships Boys Doubles with Chris Adcock.
Pete’s greatest achievement was representing England at the Commonwealth Games in 2014 winning a bronze and silver medal in the doubles events. He has gold, silver and bronze medals in competing at the European Men’s Team Championships and the European Mixed Team Championships
Amber is an English rugby union player, with 49 caps. She played at the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup as a member of England's winning World Cup squad. She debuted in 2012 against France. She was also selected for the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup squad.
Reed attended the University of Exeter where she attained a degree in Exercise and Sports Science. She is currently a professional rugby player, contracted by England Rugby having finished her teacher training as a PE teacher at Colston's School.
Reed has played her club rugby at Bristol Ladies since 2009 and captained the side for the next two seasons.
She achieved a career total of 100 points in 2016 and in 2017 she was in the Six Nations Championship team competing in every match, as well as every game in the 2018 WOMEN’S Rugby World Cup.
Justine Lucas (left) is an English rugby union player who has represented England 33 times after making her debut in 2013. She was named in the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup squad for England.
Lucas began her rugby career at the age of 20 in her final year at Loughborough University where she attained a degree in Sports Science and Maths. She signed with Wasps Ladies for the Premier 15s in 2017.
She played every match in the England team which won the 2017 Six Nations and remained a permanent fixture in the Red Roses side which finished 2nd at the Women’s’ Rugby World Cup. Featuring in the 2018 Six Nations and just signing for Loughborough Lightning for the forthcoming season.