Sport4Kids proudly announce the arrival of Gary Marlow (not Barlow) our new S4K Head of Product Development.
Gary truly has a wealth of experience and we are delighted to have someone of his calibre join the S4K Leadership Team. He has been a school PE teacher in both secondary and primary levels, he has built his own sports delivery company, developed and ran schools tennis programs for the LTA, has built outdoor forest school program called “Woods Learning” and has a myriad of qualifications and awards for children’s sports and charity programs.
He is the Chair of the South East for the Association of PE in Schools (AfPE) and has a lot of experience training teachers in sports program delivery. He is a first responder for local ambulance services and brings a big focus on teaching first aid to children and parents.
Gary said “It is a great move for me to join S4K and the Leadership Team. We are truly on a mission to revolutionize children’s sport in the UK and I hope to bring my own special brand of social entrepreneurship to the cause. The S4K Way with child centric curriculum-based programs is exceptional and I hope to make a big contribution in the months and years to come”
Steve Jones, CEO, added “ This is a strategic appointment for Sport4Kids and for continued innovation and quality across our full product range. We are passionate about being ahead of the competition and this will continue our drive to maintain market leadership. “
James Porter Head of Education and UK MD shared “ Gary’s wealth of knowledge and experience in schools and sports development is a great asset for Sport4Kids. I look forward to working with Gary in a number of areas including the new S4K Outdoor offering where his forest school background will be of great value”
Dr Mark Gould COO added “Gary’s long heritage across a number of areas is going to push us to new levels and I am particularly excited to be working with Gary on the Tennis program where he has great experience designing programs for the LTA and creating the bond between our Toddler and Kids Tennis Skills and the schools tennis programs.”
This is truly a very exciting time for S4K as we build strength and depth in our leadership team and the S4K network grows across the UK. Please wish Gary a big warm S4K Welcome!