Sports Connections Foundation are humbled by the great support we receive from our celebrity friends, who help to raise the profile of our children's charity and enable us to raise valuable funds for our projects and in turn, help more vulnerable children and their families!
We are very privileged to be able to work with major players from the sporting and entertainment worlds, the likes of Sol Campbell, Theirry Henry and Kyla Reid, amongst many others, have offered their support for our charity.
Craig is a Scottish international footballer, currently at Bedford Town, who has represented his country as well as Luton Town, Peterborough United, Notts County & Brighton & Hove Albion over his career and has almost scored an impressive 200 goals along the way!
Kyla is a British house music singer. Her song 'Do You Mind' was sampled and featured on Drake's 2016 hit 'One Dance' which was the first song to hit 1 billion streams on Spotify!
A familiar face to many football fans, Nigel played an incredible 584 games for Arsenal, winning 3 League titles, 2 FA Cups, 1 League Cup & a European Cup Winners Cup. He also represented England & played for Wimbledon & West Ham United.
Tang Soo Do European Champion
Katie is the current Female European Champion (October 2019) and also won the Grand Champion accolade at Black Belt 2nd Dan Female level at the European Tang Soo Do Championships in Holland in 2017.
Jeff is a TV presenter you may recognise from This Morning but that's not the only place you'd have seen him, he has also been a contestant on Dancing On Ice & also presented I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! Now on ITV
Currently at Sheffield United in the EFL Championship, Conor has also played & scored goals for St. Ives Town, Newport County, Peterborough United & Queens Park Rangers. He also represents Northern Ireland, being capped 16 times & scoring 3 goals.
Currently playing cricket for Hampshire County Cricket Club, Reece has also bowled & batted for Essex County Cricket Club as well as representing England in One Day Internationals & Twenty20 Internationals.
Invictus Games champion
Kimberley, who won four gold medals at the event in 2014, is an army medic who went through extensive rehabilitation - including learning to walk again - after being injured on duty.
Professional Ice Skating Coach.
Zoia is proud to be the first ever afro Caribbean person to compete in the British Ice Dance Championships.She has represented Great Britain in various national and international competitions, being the most televised competitor in the British squad of that time after Torvill & Dean
Alex is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a striker for Ross County after a move from Wycombe Wanderers. His career began in the youth academy at Aberystwyth Town then he joined Swansea City's academy and also represented Wales at U18 level
Gwion is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Wigan Athletic. He is a former Wales Under-21 international and also spent seven years at Swansea, having graduated form the club's academy.
Justin is an explorer and author who has been on an incredible and inspirational journey after suffering brain injuries from a life-changing car accident that left him having to learn to walk and talk again.
Fitness Coaches & YouTubers
Brothers Ottavio and Dario run various fitness and exercise programmes in schools and online, with a mission to get children up and active and inspire future generations through exercise.