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Dan Wilson

Team Member

Personal Information

Job Title:

Director of Development

Areas of Work:

Previous Experience:

Dan was appointed to the role of Director of Development in December 2019.

Dan has worked in education for the past 12 years including roles in primary, secondary and special schools in Coventry, Newcastle and London. Having previously managed the Harrow School Sports Partnership, and prior to joining YSF was a local authority school adviser for PE and sport.

Dan has been instrumental in bringing together partners from across sectors to develop the ‘Creating Active Schools’ framework, which emphasises the importance of putting physical activity at the heart of a school’s ethos to tackle the challenge of inactivity in primary school children.

Dan has had success in developing and leading health programmes for young people including 1K-A-Day and Centres of Excellence for PE and Sport.

He has spoken and presented workshops at national conferences and won a prestigious Youth Sport Trust award for his management of the Change 4 Life programme whilst working in London.


BSc (Hons) Psychology, PGCE

Personal Sporting Interests:

In his spare time Dan enjoys running, cycling and playing squash.

Contact Details:

Telephone number:

0330 2020 280 (Ext 106)

Mobile number:

07772 586757