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Young People Blogs

A collection of blogs from young people who have been on Dame Kelly Holmes Trust programmes

Staff Blogs

Read the latest news and views from contributors in our staff team.

Chris McReady's Blog

Chris McCready is a former professional footballer at Crewe Alexandra, Tranmere and Morecambe as well as a graduate in Science and Football BSc at Liverpool John Moores University. Chris spent 14 years as a professional footballer but found the best decision he made as an adult outside of his personal life was to return to part time studies while still a footballer. Now retired from football, Chris is studying for an PhD and used to work at the Trust looking after Athlete Support and Development. 

Emma Atkins - Former CEO

Emma Atkins is the former CEO at Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, which has empowered thousands of young people facing disadvantage in the UK through their unique mentoring programmes led by world class athletes.

Emma left Dame Kelly Holmes Trust in the summer of 2017 - this is a collection of her blogs from her time at the Trust.