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Dan Wilson

Team Member

Personal Information

Job Title:

Director of Development

Areas of Work:

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

Previous Experience:

Dan worked in education for 12 years before joining YSF, including roles in primary, secondary and special schools in Coventry, Newcastle and London. He previously managed the Harrow School Sports Partnership before becoming a local authority school adviser for PE and sport.

In his current role, Dan leads the Development Team at YSF which includes our communities, children and young people, workforce, clubs and National Governing Bodies work, as well as looking for new opportunities for funding and further development of the organisation.

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 and is now being used in schools across England.


BSc (Hons) Psychology, PGCE

Personal Sporting Interests:

In his spare time Dan enjoys running, cycling and swimming- often competing in triathlons when time and fitness allows!

Contact Details:

Mobile number:

07772 586757