Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Changing Lives Through Sport

Dan Phillis

Dan Phillis

JOB ROLE: Media and Communications executive for Leeds Rugby with the sole responsibility of overseeing the Leeds Rhinos Foundation website, related press and news coverage while being responsible for producing videos, photographs and case studies showcasing the charity's community programmes.

With over 50 partners and sponsors associated with the Leeds Rhinos Foundation, I also provide sponsor coverage through regular e-zines, press opportunities and web articles along with a weekly page in the Yorkshire Evening Post.

SPORTING BACKGROUND: Played football and basketball for local clubs before playing both sports at university alongside being a member of York Knavesmire Harriers running club. Currently hold a Leeds Rhinos unbeaten time at the Asda Foundation Leeds 10k of 37:10

BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT: Completing the London Marathon in 2016 and completing an MA in Sports Journalism course at Sheffield Hallam University.

ROLE MODEL: Always admired the professionalism and leadership of Kevin Sinfield and in the running world, Mo Farah's devotion to his career is something every sportsman should emulate.

BEST SPORTING MOMENT: Watching Leeds Rhinos win the Grand Final in 2015 and seeing Usain Bolt run 200m at the Olympic Stadium in 2016.

CONTACT: Dan.Phillis@leedsrhinosfoundation.org
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