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  • Clair meeting Dame Tanni





Clair joined Sporting Force in 2018
Keen to support fellow veterans she completed a MHFA 2 day course with us.
Clair is now a counsellor and a trained volunteer.


Recently at the The All Ability Games Clair won 5 gold and 1 silver medals and got to meet Dame Tanni.

Clair has been learning with us again this year, recently she completed her Level 3 Active IQ Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer qualifications. Clair is Currently studying for her Level 1 FA football coaching badge after completing Playmaker.


She is now volunteering at a grass roots football club.
Clair is a busy lady dedicated to supporting veterans.
Join her at Thunderfit when it starts again on the 19th of July

Clair has equipped herself with qualifications and training to enable her to be of service to fellow veterans.


Clair says “I really needed to still be helping people for my own mental health. Life is about life long learning and Sporting Force has supported me from my Mental Health First Aid to my coaching qualifications. I am now looking for unique ways to help even more veterans from the LGBT+ community. I know SF will be there for me. So it’s true we are #strongertogether.”


Clair now works for SF as a casual Gym instructor and personal trainer. She also supports Newcastle Thunders deliver Thunderfit on a Tuesday evening.


She is also volunteering as a coach at Durham FC, holding qualifications in intro to coaching football, FA First aid and FA Safeguarding.





Dan is a massive Spurs fan, attending many football matches with us. Volunteering to meet other veterans and hand them their tickets.


Dan managed our Lillywhites veterans football team. His limited mobility he was not participating until he found seated Volleyball.


He came with us to a Spurs training session as a thank you to him. 

Now he is playing seated volleyball for his country.

“I’m Really Grateful”

"I’ve just done my FA level 1 coaching course with Tommy and his team. I'm really grateful for the help that Tommy and his team have given me. Thank you.”

Steven Lacey

“Very Informative”

“Thank you, Tommy, for delivering a fantastic MHFA course it’s been very informative, and some great knowledge passed on to ourselves. All the staff are very welcoming and friendly, great atmosphere look forward to my next visit.”

Shirley Lumley

“Free Online Courses"

“I got in contact with Sporting Force and now I am in contact with Millwall hopefully doing some free online courses through them and also get my fa level 2 coaching badge done.”

Kev Hall

"A Great Job”

“I was fortunate enough to win tickets to a football match. Everything from getting the tickets to the seating was perfect. Many thanks to Tommy and the team, you’re doing a great job.”

Jojo Mayes


“Excellent training course, would highly recommend to anyone.”

Wayne Bowron

“Very Informative and Practical”

"A very informative and practical training course delivered at Sporting Force which has given me a bigger insight and understanding of Mental Health Issues. I would highly recommend anyone working within this field to jump at the chance next time there is course availability."

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