Sports Development Centre

With a clear focus on student experience and performance excellence the team supports sport at every level through worldleading coaching, developing outstanding student experiences, state of the art facilities and superb events. All this work is towards one clear goal, to create a sporting experience so positive it is life shaping.

Senior Leadership Team

John Steele

John Steele. Executive Director of Sport

John has a unique blend of experience in creating and leading high performing teams, developed as a professional athlete, sports coach and in Chief Executive roles in the private, public, and not for profit sectors.

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Jo Simpson

Jo Simpson. Commercial and Sports Facilities Director

Jo is a highly experienced CEO and Director with over 20 years of success across private, public and not for profit organisations. She combines a unique skillset of exceptional financial knowledge, commercial acumen and a passion for people development, whilst being highly competent at navigating change within organisations. 

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Liz Monk. Operations Manager

Liz joined Loughborough Sport as Operations Manager in April 2016 leading the Business Support Team and taking responsibility for finances, HR, liaison with key university committees and providing leadership for the planning and reporting operations of SDC

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