Athlete Mentors

NEWS: Katie Taylor surprises Sky Sports Living for Sport Student of the Year for Republic of Ireland

Patrick Fu

Wed 4th May '16

St Mary’s College student Patrick Fu has been presented with the Sky Sports Living for Sport Student of the Year for Republic of Ireland award by Sky Academy Ambassador and Olympic gold medallist Katie Taylor...

Patrick Fu NEWS: Katie Taylor surprises Sky Sports Living for Sport Student of the Year for Republic of Ireland

Wed 4th May '16

St Mary’s College student Patrick Fu has been presented with the Sky Sports Living for Sport Student of the Year for Republic of Ireland award by Sky Academy Ambassador and Olympic gold medallist Katie Taylor...

Applemore College - Group Team GB Athletes visit Applemore College students

Thu 31st Mar '16

Read all about Applemore College's Sky Sports Living for Sport project, including a great visit from Athlete Mentors Aaron Phipps and Jake Sheaf

Siobhan O'Connor 2 Q&A with Sky Academy Sports Scholar Siobhan-Marie O'Connor

Mon 21st Mar '16

We caught up with Sports Scholar Siobhan-Marie O'Connor during a Sky Sports Living for Sport for Sport session at her old school last week. Find out how she's preparing for the 2016 Rio Olympics swimming qualifiers here

New Irish AMs launch - 2016 Katie Taylor announces new Irish Athlete Mentors for 2016

Tue 23rd Feb '16

Sky Academy Ambassador Katie Taylor today announced a host of exciting new Athlete Mentors joining the Sky Sports Living for Sport team, including sports stars from GAA, athletics, rugby and soccer. Find out more here

New UK Athlete Mentors 2016 - Twitter Jessica Ennis-Hill welcomes 26 new Athlete Mentors

Mon 22nd Feb '16

Sky Academy Ambassador Jessica Ennis-Hill today welcomed 26 new UK Athlete Mentors to the Sky Sports Living for Sport team. Find out more here.

Darren Campbell - Sky Academy Experience Devon school takes part in Sky Academy Experience Day

Thu 12th Nov '15

Find out about Teignmouth Community School's Sky Academy experience, alongside Sky Academy Ambassador Darren Campbell and Senior Athlete Mentor Steve Brown

Thierry Selfie Sky Academy Ambassador Thierry Henry Delivers Confidence Session

Wed 28th Oct '15

Read all about Thierry Henry's Sky Sports Living for Sport confidence-building session with 15 students from Chobham Academy on Tuesday 27 October

 

Jessica Ennis-Hill - Confidence Day 300 Students take part in Sky Academy Confidence Day with Jessica Ennis-Hill

Thu 22nd Oct '15

300 students from 12 secondary schools across the UK took part in the Sky Academy Confidence Day with Jessica Ennis-Hill on Thursday 22 October.

Read all about it here.

serita shone WATCH: Serita Shone project visit during Women in Sport Week

Mon 8th Jun '15

Watch an interview with Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentor Serita Shone who says young girls must be encouraged to participate in sport not just for health reasons but also because of the life skills it teaches them

Casey stoney playing Casey Stoney set for third World Cup

Mon 11th May '15

Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentor Casey Stoney has been called up to the England squad for next month's FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada

new Welsh AMs WELSH SPORTS STARS JOIN ATHLETE MENTOR TEAM TO INSPIRE WELSH YOUNGSTERS

Tue 28th Apr '15

Meet the seven new Welsh Athlete Mentors who have joined the Sky Sports Living for Sport team to inspire young people in Wales

 

SSLFS - Live Event - Dublin2 Sky Sports Living for Sport Award Winners join 260 primary school students at Live event

Mon 27th Apr '15

Irish Student of the Year and the UK & Ireland Project of the Year group joined more than 260 Primary school students at an exciting Sky Sports Living for Sport Live Event last week

 

Casey stoney playing Vote for Casey Stoney in the #BeAGameChanger Awards!

Fri 17th Apr '15

Find out more about Athlete Mentor Casey Stoney's nomination for the Sporting Role Model of the Year at the Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards 2015

Ireland Mentors 11 IRISH SPORTS STARS JOIN KATIE TAYLOR IN IRELAND

Thu 19th Sep '13

Sky Ireland has today announced the recruitment of 11 Athlete Mentors to join Ambassador Katie Taylor in the Sky Sports Living for Sport initiative in Ireland.

lesley owusu Q&A with Lesley Owusu

Thu 5th Sep '13

Students from Cardinal Newman Catholic Secondary School got the chance to put their questions to sprinter and Athlete Mentor Lesley Owusu

jamie indoor speed Athlete Mentor sets World Indoor Speed Snowboarding record

Tue 9th Jul '13

Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentor Jamie Barrow has successfully set the first World Indoor Speed Snowboarding record!

Louis Smith, City of Ely Community College 20.9.12 Ten years of Sky Sports Living for Sport success!

Fri 7th Jun '13

Sky Sports Living for Sport is celebrating its tenth anniversary. See what our Athlete Mentors were up to in 2003 and what they have planned for the future...

lesley owusu Athlete to help pupils improve their people skills

Tue 4th Jun '13

Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentor Lesley Owusu is to spend June sharing her story of how developing people skills helped her to become an internationally successful 400 metre sprinter.

Louis Smith, City of Ely Community College 20.9.12 Ten years of Sky Sports Living for Sport success!

Thu 9th May '13

Sky Sports Living for Sport is celebrating its tenth anniversary. See what our Athlete Mentors were up to in 2003 and what they have planned for the future...

Tim Prendergast London Marathon Oli Meets… Tim Prendergast

Fri 26th Apr '13

Paralympic hero Tim Prendergast ran his first marathon in well under three hours in London on Sunday. The Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentor tells Oli he was pleased with his time

Jamie Barrow speed 1 Athlete Mentor Sets First Official GB Speed Snowboarding Record

Mon 22nd Apr '13

Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentor Jamie Barrow has set the first British speed snowboarding record.

New Mentors New Athlete Mentors available for school visits

Mon 4th Feb '13

26 sporting stars join 2012 Olympic Gold medallist Jessica Ennis and Olympic sprint legend Darren Campbell on Sky Sports Living for Sport’s team of inspirational Athlete Mentors.

Neil Danns 3 Champion skateboarder to teach pupils hunger to achieve

Fri 1st Feb '13

Athlete Mentor Neil Danns is to spend February sharing his story of how hunger to achieve helped him to become a world champion skateboarder.  

Darren Taxis at Wembley Teacher of the year praises Athlete Mentors for their work with young students

Wed 16th Jan '13

Teacher of the year Darren Taxis praises the work of Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentors

Amanda Coulson small Amanda Coulson visits students at Carmel College

Thu 6th Dec '12

Check out the picture reel from Athlete Mentor, Amanda Coulson's visit to students at Carmel College, Darlington.

Tim Prendergast running Paralympian inspires pupils to harness mental toughness

Tue 4th Dec '12

Athlete Mentor Tim Prendergast is to spend December visiting students sharing his story of how mental toughness helped him become a gold medal winning paralympian.

amanda macmillan visit Boxer inspires Macmillan Academy pupils to tackle prejudice

Mon 3rd Dec '12

Athlete Mentor Amanda visited students in Middlesbrough and shared her story of overcoming prejudice to achieve success as a female boxer.

Ben and Jeanette Athlete Mentor Jeanette Kwakye inspires pupils with Sky Sports presenter Ben Shephard

Mon 26th Nov '12

Pupils from Enfield Grammar School played host to British sprinter and Athlete Mentor Jeanette Kwakye, and also Sky Sports football presenter Ben Shephard

Heather Fisher playing rugby Oli meets... Heather Fisher

Fri 23rd Nov '12

The Living for Sport Athlete Mentor chats about the latest stage of her comeback with Sky Sports Oli Burley

Casey stoney playing Athlete Mentor wins National Award

Mon 12th Nov '12

Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentor, Casey Stoney, has been named the Football Association's International Player of the Year at the FA Women's Football Awards.

Amanda Coulson small Boxer to inspire pupils to tackle prejudice

Thu 1st Nov '12

This month Athlete Mentor Amanda Coulson will be visiting schools in the North East to share her story of how she overcame prejudice as a female boxer.

peter waterfield Pete Waterfield to stay as Tom Daley’s diving partner

Fri 19th Oct '12

Athlete Mentor Peter Waterfield plans to remain as Tom Daley's platform synchro partner following the Olympic Games in London this summer.

Fran W @ old school Fran Williamson takes a trip to her former school

Fri 5th Oct '12

Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentor, Fran Williamson, pays a visit to her former school, the Impington Village College.

Lesley O P Lesley Owusu’s Paralympics

Fri 28th Sep '12

Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentor, Lesley Owusu shares with us her story of her Paralympic experience as a news service reporter.

Mel Clarke Paralympic Preview Oli meets… Mel Clarke

Thu 20th Sep '12

Oli catches up with Paralympic medalist and Athlete Mentor, Mel Clarke, on her recent success at London 2012.

Darren Campbell Laughing Darren Campbell and the Six Keys to Success

Fri 14th Sep '12

Follow the Six Keys to Success for a brighter future, say's Darren Campbell

Owusu at Olympic Stadium Lesley Owusu’s Olympics

Thu 30th Aug '12

Athlete Mentor, Lesley Owusu, tells us about her experience working behind the scenes at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Paralympics SB Good luck to our London 2012 Paralympic athletes

Thu 23rd Aug '12

The London 2012 Paralympic Games are just around the corner and we can't wait to see our Athlete Mentors in action.

Olympic Stadium Success at London 2012 for our Athlete Mentors

Mon 20th Aug '12

After what has been hailed as the most successful Modern Olympic Games, we look at the achievements of our Athlete Mentors.

Alex Danson London 2012 cropped Alex Danson’s London 2012 success set to inspire local students

Thu 16th Aug '12

Fresh from competing at London 2012, Olympian and Athlete Mentor Alex Danson, will be returning to schools this autumn.

Jenna School Visit Extreme skating with Jenna Downing at Carlton Holy Family School

Wed 25th Jul '12

Jenna Downing, professional inline skater and Athlete Mentor, recently paid a visit to the Carlton Holy Family School.

Drew 1 Drew Sullivan selected for Team GB

Tue 10th Jul '12

Athlete Mentor, Drew Sullivan, has been selected to represent Team GB on the men’s basketball team at London 2012.

casey stoney GB Casey Stoney prepares for the Olympics

Mon 9th Jul '12

Women’s captain Casey Stoney discusses training alongside Team GB’s male footballers and her preparations for the games this summer.

Serita Shone profile Oli meets... Serita Shone

Mon 9th Jul '12

British bobsledder Serita Shone updates us on her recovery from her serious injury.

Mel clarke small Paralympic Games update

Tue 3rd Jul '12

An update on our Paralympic athletes Tim Prendergast and Mel Clarke as they prepare for the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Casey stoney playing Casey Stoney selected for Team GB

Wed 27th Jun '12

Casey Stoney, Captain of the England women’s football team and one of our Athlete Mentors, has been selected for Team GB.

 

Alex Danson playing hockey Alex Danson injury update

Wed 13th Jun '12

Sky Sports catch up with Alex Danson as she recovers from the recent shoulder injury she sustained at the London 2012 test event.

Natasha Jones in the ring Olympic update – Team GB selections

Wed 13th Jun '12

Athlete Mentors, Natasha Jones and Peter Waterfield have been selected to represent Great Britain at London 2012.

JJ Mini jump profile low res My Olympics with JJ Jegede

Fri 8th Jun '12

Ahead of London 2012 we asked Long Jumper Jegede to let us know what the Olympics means to him.

Lesley owusu cricket Get Involved with Paul Broadbent and Lesley Owusu

Thu 7th Jun '12

Athlete Mentors Paul and Lesley talk about the importance of sport as they take part in Sky Sports News' Get Involved week.

torch relay Athlete Mentors carry the Olympic Torch

Thu 31st May '12

Athlete Mentors Jamie Barrow and Mel Clarke took hold of the iconic flame in the early stages of the torch relay, currently making its way around the UK.