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Alumni visit Applied Sport students

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Last Wednesday 17 former Long Road Sports students came back to Long Road to talk to all of the current Year 1 Applied Sport students. All the visiting Alumni had graduated from Long Road within the last 4 -5 years and have gone on to studying exciting university degrees, apprenticeships and even set up their own businesses! The Alumni sat in groups of 4 or 5 and spoke to over 20 students at a time for 5 minutes in a carousel based format. They offered advice on how to be successful on the course; informed them what they’d gone on to do after leaving college; the best routes into different careers and answered any questions the current students had. All of our Alumni spoke very openly about themselves which the current students responded to very well and it was evident that they were inspired by what they had heard.

We would like to say a huge thank you to the following Alumni for attending:

  1. Luke Mitchell – Level 5 HNC Diploma in Sport (Coaching and Sports Development)
  2. Ben Eames – Currently setting up own coffee business and working as a Barista Manager
  3. Mollie Messenger – Studying Level 5 Sports Massage Diploma
  4. Julyah Clarke – PT at Cambridge Pure Gym
  5. Finn Conroy – Finished with a 2:1 Sports Science degree at Sheffield University, working as a PT and Swim Coach at Nuffield Health
  6. Ryan Day – Fire Fighter at Cambridge Fire Station
  7. Chloe Wallis – Accountant
  8. Rob Winfield – Jaguar Land Rover Accredited Sales Executive
  9. Elliott Irvine – Personal Trainer (CV and Lifestyle Consultant) Manager at Parkside Leisure Centre
  10. Sasha Vail – Sports Studies with Psychology and Philosophy at Stirling University
  11. Josh Lewis – Business Sport Management University of Lincoln
  12. Zac Hart – Working at Warner Bros as a runner
  13. Georgia Kirby-Cook – Sports Coaching Science at Canterbury Christ Church University
  14. Katie Moore – Fashion Marketing and Branding at Nottingham Trent
  15. Georgia Reardon – Business Management and Marketing at Nottingham Trent
  16. Emma Negua – GAP year working in the fashion and marketing industry and coaching gymnastics in primary schools around Bury St Edmunds
  17. George Ball – Owns his own coaching company that currently works with 20 primary schools in the Cambridgeshire Area