Mick Todd (Trustee)
Around 1998 I successfully purchased the club from receivers Price Waterhouse Coopers. Built the club up over the next 18 years to over 1600 members while producing 70 British Champions in all age groups, a current World #1 U13 boys and two Professional World #1’s , alongside changing the club’s status to a CASC.
Now it is a non-profit making private members club with an open door policy for all, called Pontefract Squash & Leisure Club. We work with lots of governing bodies, the latest being Badminton England who’ve just funded our new Badminton/Sports hall, recently opened in February 2016.
Craig Duggan (Trustee)
When he’s not golfing he is Managing Director of two companies in the building sector.
He is a golf enthusiast and was instrumental in setting up the Foundation’s Annual Charity Golf Day in 2013, which has grown into a major fundraising event.
Rob Jepson (Trustee)
Rob Joined the Foundation as a founding Trustee and continues to work on fundraising administration as well as fundraising activity to further increase revenues the Foundation has to invest in its programmes.
Nick Johnson (Trustee)
His role at the Foundation focuses around engagement with the schools and providers, helping put activities in place to create new opportunities for students.
Joseph Battle (Trustee)
Joseph’s day to day work is with PeoplesHoldings.co.uk who specialise in recovering losses for customers who’ve been mis-sold financial products such as loans, investments or pensions. Jos is also a trustee of the Lineham Farm Children’s Centre which helps underprivileged children from Leeds and its suburbs get out into the countryside to take part in activities to help get them out of the urban environment and teach them new skills.
Jos is dedicated to helping the Foundation achieve its full potential and is always keen to speak to anyone who can help.
Steven McGawn (Trustee)
Within his current role at Lloyds Bank he leads on the North CES strategy as well as being the Learning Champion for the North of England. He has demonstrated himself to be adaptable and good at executing strategy and embedding new operational design, and delivering on strategic goals all key attributes to enable the Foundation to progress.
Andrew Preece (Trustee)
Having worked with several of the Uk’s biggest charities, Andrew brings a wealth of experience in maximising digital channels within the third sector.
Steve Fletcher (Trustee)
He is currently an airline captain on the Boeing 767 with DHL Air UK based at East Midlands airport and lives with his partner Angela and 3 children.
Luke Dixon (Trustee)
His key areas of experience include Strategic Development, Risk Management, People Development and Management, Project Management, Relationship Management, and Process Improvement all of which are attributes that ensure that the foundation can continue to develop and achieve its aims and objectives.
Luke is one of our newest recruits and a former junior member of the Pontefract Squash Club.
Steve played professional Rugby League for 13 years, starting with home town team of Featherstone Rovers, before moving to Hull FC, securing a Challenge Cup winners medal. Steve is also a former British Lion international.
Steve believed greatly in supporting the Pontefract Education Trust, paying for and facilitating sporting, artistic and educational activities for proactive schools in the area.
Jayne Robinson (Child Welfare Officer)
She has worked in Wakefield, Doncaster and York and has held middle and senior management positions in Wakefield and York managing all aspects of children’s services from residential services to family support fieldwork services. Jayne also acts as child protection advisor to England Squash and has had this role for the past 10 years.
Jayne is a Director of Pontefract Squash and Leisure Club and is a qualified Level 2 squash coach. Jayne is also the child protection advisor to the Club. Jayne works closely with the Head Coach to provide a programme of coaching to children of all ages and standards. More recently Jayne is working with the Pontefract Sports and Education