Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Changing Lives Through Sport

Tom Exley

Tom Exley

JOB ROLE: School Partnership Officer for the Rhinos Foundation, delivering PE and school sport opportunities within a cluster of primary schools in Leeds.

SPORTING BACKGROUND: Played competitive football and cricket from the age of 11 at a local level in Barnsley. Currently First team player for Penistone Cricket Club in the South Yorkshire League.

BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT:
Gaining a 1st Class Honours Degree in Sport Development and Coaching from Northumbria University.

ROLE MODEL: Mum has been the biggest influence on my life and has always been my biggest support through thick and thin.

SPORTING ROLE MODEL: As a young lad Steven Gerrard was always treated like a god by myself. Great talent who always stayed grounded as a person even at the height of fame

SPORTING MOMENT: Securing The Tinker Cup with Penistone Cricket Club in 2011, with a man of the match contribution from myself and Watching Huddersfield Town gain promotion to the championship at Wembley in 2012.
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