Looking at our finalists 🔍
Change a Life Award – Sponsored by Sport England
Parkour coach at Access Parkour Adam Romaine works tirelessly to support the people he coaches to overcome significant barriers and enjoy getting involved in sport. Taking a person-centred approach, Adam strives to build an inclusive, welcoming environment that recognises and caters to individual needs, enabling and empowering people to develop both their physical and social skills and aim for meaningful personal goals.
Passionate about mental health, equestrian coach at British Equestrian Stephanie Buchanan started the delivery of The British Horse Society's ‘Changing Lives Through Horses’ programme at her centre, and is a trustee of #WillDoes, which works with children to promote the positive impact of taking part in physical activity and sport. Keenly aware of the barriers to participation, Stephanie supports children to build trust and confidence, nurturing a love of learning and an indispensable sense of belonging.
Paddlesports coach Tony Kerr delivers sessions that are accessible and fun, designed around individual needs and personal goals. He strives to support the people he coaches to build independence and confidence in and out of the water, empowering long-term, enjoyable participation. With the golden thread of equality, diversity and inclusion running through all his work, Tony also supports other coaches, volunteers for a club committee, and dedicates time to local canoe and climbing clubs at British Canoeing.
Read Adam, Stephanie and Tony’s full bios – and the profiles of all this year’s finalists – on our website 👉 https://bit.ly/3T5qzTa