Club Doncaster Foundation: New Signings for the new season!Tom Foy
Tom Foy is the latest recruit to the Social Inclusion team and will be working as an NCS Coordinator. Tom joins us from Carlisle United where he worked on the schools programme whilst studying for his degree in Sports Coaching at the University of Cumbria. Away from his work life, he likes a variety of sports that include playing football and golf.
“I am really looking forward to being a part of the NCS team. I feel I have got a lot to learn but hope that I can bring some new, fresh ideas to the department.”
The education team would like to welcome new recruit Adam Jordan as our teaching assistant working with our level 2 and 3 learners this year.
Adam is currently studying a degree in Sport and Exercise Science, alongside his work at the Foundation. He comes from a background of playing football at a semi-pro level and holds his level 2 certificate in coaching football. Adam noted, ‘I am looking forward to meeting the groups and developing the knowledge of the students whilst continuing to develop my own knowledge and skills. Through my degree and playing history, I have a vast and varied knowledge of sports and I hope this will support the learners to achieve ’.
The education team would like to welcome new recruit Adam Payne as a teacher of the BTEC Level 3 Sports Development Fitness and Coaching programme.
Over the last few years, Adam has been working within a rugby league environment for the Bradford Bulls Foundation. He comes from a background of coaching, alongside teaching sports qualifications such as the Level 1 Rugby League coaching and the BTEC Sports.
Adam had to say, ‘I am really looking forward to getting started with the groups and hopefully bring some new expertise to an already outstanding education team’.
Steph Ferraby has joined the Operations department and will be taking over from Les when he retires later this year. She joins us from Doncaster Rovers where she was the payroll officer for several years working closely with the Foundation. Steph is looking forward to a new challenge and becoming part of the Foundation family. Outside of work Steph enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys and socialising with friends.
Murdo has joined the Foundation participation team taking on the role of community operations. The role includes deployment of staff, reviews and acting as coach liaison for schools and various community initiatives along with delivering the new professional development programme.
‘Upon joining the Foundation Murdo said, "It is great to be working with a great team who make a difference and have a great attitude to physical activity and wellbeing in Doncaster and the wider community."