Sports committees success stories
Alex is a Loughborough CVA alumni who began volunteering with the CVA in 2014 as a Sport Sec for Rigg-Rut Hall. Throughout the next 5 years he spent at Loughborough, he got involved in a range of volunteering roles, such as Athletic Union Events Officer, Athletic Union Club Development Mentor, Hall Sport Coordinator Chair and an inaugural Sport Senate member. Since graduating from Loughborough in 2017 he has had full time roles as the Athletic Union Intern, Sport Development Officer and now has the role of Head of Partnerships for Add-Victor!
Football League Coordinator and Football Activator
Joel is in his second year at Loughborough and has played a key part in the development of the Social Sport Programme and as a MyLifestyle football activator. He has thrown himself into the deep end with volunteering at Loughborough and is now going on to complete his UG placement year as Loughborough Sport's Men's football operations placement!
Chair of Korfball and Physiology Placement Student
Hannah is in the second year of her MSc in Physiology and Nutrition at Loughborough after completing her undergraduate degree at Birmingham. Since coming to Loughborough she became the founder of the Korfball club, which is now a part of the Athletic Union. Alongside this she has been undertaking a part time physiology placement, working with the triathlon club and commercial services
Vice Chair of the IMS Programme
Matt has been very involved with volunteering in sport since becoming a Sport Sec for Robert Bakewell Hall. From then on he has moved on to becoming Vice Chair for IMS alongside studying for his degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Performance Analysis Placement Student, Coach Coordinator and AU Exec Member
Olivia has had a vast range of experience in volunteering through the CVA, from starting as an assistant athletics coach to securing a performance analysis placement with Loughborough Hockey, she has made the most of the opportunities the CVA has to offer.
PE Teacher - The de Ferrers Academy
Having always been involved in Sport from a young age, Lucy's passion for sport and how it could help push her to be the best she could be continued that alongside her studies at Loughborough. This led to Lucy engaging in a range of opportunities to develop her personal and professional skills, from a Sports Ambassador and SportMAD coach, to Chair of the CVA Committee and Sports Senate member.
Coach Coordinator & AU Women's Basketball Club Chair
Tegan has been a major part of the Women's Basketball Programme at Loughborough through her role as the AU Club's Chair, working tirelessly to improve the experience for club memebers and coaches. On top of that Tegan became one of the first Coach Coordinators as part of a new project the CVA launched in partnership with the Athletic Union to understand the needs and support the AU Coaches.
Performance Support, Media & Events Volunter
Joining Loughborough for her MSc Sport & Exercise Psychology in 2018-19, Nainika brought the same enthusiasm for sport at home in India to Loughborough, throwing herself into a variety of opportunities.
Media Sec, Lacrosse Club Chair & Vice-Chair of Sport Senate
During her time at university, Katie has really enjoyed getting stuck in and involved with all the opportunities here at Loughborough, from being Media Sec and Club Chair for AU Lacrosse, to helping with the kitting out process for Paralympics GB ahead of Tokyo 2020.
Rugby Referee & Officating Hub Manager
From an early age Kirsten has always been involved with sports. University has been no different where Kirsten has undertaken a range of roles during her studies including as a member of both the Athletic Union Welfare and Club Development Sub-Committees, a Lightning Netball and Super Rugby volunteer, and as a referee.
Loughborough Students Futsal Club Chair
Matt's passion for futsal began when he started here at Loughborough, and since then he has gone on to become the Futsal Chair, helping drive the club's success as they entered the National Futsal Series this year. Matt's incredible contribution was recently recognised at the CVA Awards where he was awarded Sports Coordinator of the Year!
Athletic Union Club Development Officer (2019/20) & Cheerleading Chair (2019/20)
Gabriella has undertook a huge range of roles alongside her studies over the last 4 years. Gabriella started off volunteering as a Sports Sec with her Hall, Robert Bakewell in 2016 before undertaking a ranged of committee roles including Tramplonine Media Rep, Cheerleading Secretary, and Cheerleading Chair. Alongisde her roles as a media rep and secretary, Gabriella undertook a Performance Analyst role with the Hockey Programme.
Loughborough Students Womens Hockey Social Secretary & 5s Coach
Alongside playing for the Women's 2s Maddie wanted to give back to the club through volunteering and has undertaken a role on both the club committee and as a coach, not just helping enhance her own experience but also the experienceof other club members.
Competition Coordinator for Loughborough Students Dance
2nd Year Psychology student, Poppy McGourlay, stepped up to a committee role on on Loughborough Students Dance Club as Competition Coordinator wanting to get more involved and take part in as much as she could. Alongside fellow Coordinator Mamady, Poppy helped organise the club's annual competition, which is the UK's largest inter-University Dance competition.
IMS Female Leagues Coordinator
2nd year Psychology student, Samuel Hudson, currently volunteers as the Intramural Sports (IMS) Female Leagues Coordinator on the IMS Executive Committee.
AU Canoe Club Chair
4th Year Aeronautical Engineering student, Samuel Newton, has got involved in a wide variety of roles whilst studying at Loughborough including a Football referee, IMS football coordinator, AU Freshers Rep, AU club secretary, to his current role as AU Canoe Chair.
AU Ultimate Frisbee Club Chair & My Lifestyle Ultimate Frisbee Activator
2nd Year Meng Civil Engineering student, Tristan Coe, currently undertakes a role with the Athletic Union as Club Chair for Ultimate Frisbee and also gives up his time as an Activator for the My Lifestyle Ultimate Frisbee session.