Meet the Team

Our Team of dedicated staff at British Dodgeball are always working to further the organisation and the sport within the United Kingdom

Aden Woodall
Gr Manchester Activator & National Club Development Officer

Aden's role is split 4 days per week on developing the sport in Greater Manchester and 1 day per week supporting the development of new and existing dodgeball clubs across the U.K.

In Greater Manchester Aden manages a team of coaches to deliver high quality curriculum and after school dodgeball provision that engages children and young people in the sport. He also works with local partners to develop new opportunities and clubs in the area

Alice Bowler
Youth Development Officer

We welcome Alice to the team in September 2018. Alice will be responsible for the delivery of our British Dodgeball Come Join In Junior Dodgeball project. Focusing on engaging 14-16 year olds in dodgeball, developing the pathway from school to club to competition

Alice will also be coordinating our junior competitions as well as a handful of adult competitions throughout the season

Ben Hoyle
Director of Development

Ben is responsible for overseeing the day to day running of British Dodgeball and working with the team to implement British Dodgeballs vision for the sport

Although Ben's main focus is on the continuing development of the grass roots of the sport, he also has a large input into the organisations event and competition management, coach education, company finances and website. Ben works full time for British Dodgeball

Gareth Lewis
National Competitions Manager

Gareth manages our calendar of adult leagues and events from September to June each year. This includes receiving entries, the scheduling of each event, and the on-the-day operation of our adult events

Gareth also delivers weekly school coaching and manages and develops British Dodgeballs referee program. Gareth works full time for British Dodgeball

Jess Goshawk
Head of Rules & Discipline

Jess writes the rules and regulations documents for British Dodgeball that ensures the game is governed for the benefit of the growth of dodgeball. Jess also ensures that all member clubs and players are informed of rule amendments and adhere to the British Dodgeball Code of Conduct

Jess oversees the British Dodgeball Rules Committee and any work necessary in terms of rules, sanctions or transfers

John Slemensek
Director of Marketing & Digital Media

John is responsible for our marketing, social media, film and photography and works tirelessly to raise the profile of British Dodgeball

As a director John works closely with the other board members on our governance and compliance. John works full time for British Dodgeball

Liam O'Sheehan
Leicestershire Club Activator

Liam supports the development of new junior dodgeball clubs in the county of Leicestershire. The Leicestershire Dodgeball Development Project is funded by the Leicestershire and Rutland Sport Partnership that is aimed at increasing participation for 14-19 year olds and creating sustainable clubs within the county

Lucinda Stott
Director of National Teams

Lucinda's role at British Dodgeball is to support the development of the Great Britain Dodgeball Team from September 2018 through coach and volunteer appointments, strategy and events

Lucinda will also be supporting each of our 4 national teams and ensure they have the correct processes and procedures in place that allow each manager and other volunteers to conduct their roles effectively

Matt Hilliker
Head Tutor of Coach Education

Matt brings with him many years of experience in tutoring and the delivery of coaching courses. Matt is a master coach educator for the FA and has been supporting our Director of Development with the design and delivery of our suite of British Dodgeball qualifications

Scotty Whitelaw
International Events Coordinator

Scotty supports the delivery of our International Events at British Dodgeball. In 2019 this will include work on the Home Nations League, the Atlantic Cup in Sheffield and the European Championships in Nottingham