Club: Gerrards Cross (Buckinghamshire)
I have a vast amount of experience on the international scene, having been a member of the England international squad as a player over the past 20 years, including playing Captain from 2016-2019.
With multiple national titles in England, including the National Fours title in 2019, an event he first won in 1999, I have represented England both indoors and outdoors all over the world since making my debut in 2000.
I have been a member of every England High Performance Squad since Melbourne in 2006, which included winning a silver medal in the Men’s Fours at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014.
Born in Northern Ireland, I was also capped for the Irish Senior International team aged 18 and won the Irish National U25 Singles event on two occasions.
I am a Coach Bowls Level 2 coach with a degree in Sports Science and a Diploma in Marketing and have been involved professionally in the sports and leisure industry for over 35 years.
Club: Ilminster (Somerset)
I started bowling in 1990. Both of my parents were county players and I had played many sports previously such as basketball, tennis, football and hockey.
I won the National Pairs in 1998 and was a finalist in the National Triples the same year. I was a Senior International from 2003 until 2008, winning the European Championship Team Gold in 2007 and Silver two years later.
I was a Regional Selector from 2012 until 2018, before being appointed as Team Manager for the Women’s Senior International team in 2019.
I have managed the Team England para-squad at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games, and have been the Disability Bowls England Performance Director and Team Manager since 2015.
I previously coached and managed the Somerset U25 team for 12 years and was the EIBA Women’s U25’s Team Manager for 2008-2015.
I am a qualified Level Two Coach Bowls coach and in 2018 I was awarded its Female Coach of the Year and Inclusive Coach of the Year. I was also awarded Bowls England’s Certificate of Merit in the same year.
I started bowling at 10 years old, following in the footsteps of both parents, and made my Middleton Cup debut at the age of 16. I was a part of the inaugural Junior International team in 1990 and was a member of the Senior international team for six years from 2000 until 2005.
I reached the final of the National Singles in 1990 and have won the National Fours on two occasions (1999 and 2019). I have represented England at the European Championships, winning the Team gold in 2003 and silver in 2005.
I became an international selector in 2019 and was made the Men’s Senior International team manager the following year.
My interests outside of bowls include spending time with my family, triathlon, open water swimming and karate (currently brown belt).