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Sport and Recreation

Telephone: 023 9284 5555

Email: [email protected]

 

Gym and Sports Centres

St Paul’s Gym

St Paul’s Road

Portsmouth

PO5 4AQ

 

 

Spinnaker Sports Centre

Cambridge Road

Portsmouth

PO1 2ER

 

 

Langstone Sports Site

Furze Lane

Portsmouth

PO4 8LW

 

Staff Profiles

Paul Tilley

Paul Tilley

Head of Sport and Recreation

023 9284 5719 [email protected] Paul has worked at Portsmouth since 2008. Initially for 18 months as Sports Development Manager and Assistant Head of Sport before becoming Head of Sport in 2010. Previous work included Sports Development at the University of Leeds and Havant Borough Council. An alumni of the University of Portsmouth, Paul completed both his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Portsmouth. Paul is responsible for the strategic direction of the department and the delivery of University sport and physical activity programmes.

Lisa Wearn

Lisa Wearn

Operation and Facilities Manager

023 9284 3915 [email protected] Ask me about: Responsibility of day to day operations of 3 sports facility sites including an active leadership of many staff roles. Speak to me about my extensive experience & knowledge of working within the University community and how I oversee specific contracts relevant to the department.

 

Carl Athersuch

Carl Athersuch

Operations and Facilities Officer

023 9284 3532   [email protected] Ask me about: The day to day operational aspects of the University sports facilities with a focus on managing our department’s e-technologies and operational staffing including our health and fitness provision and associated memberships.

Karen Harris

Karen Harris

Health and Fitness Coordinator

023 9284 3521   [email protected] Ask me about: Health & Fitness programmes, and gym facilities. Speak to me if you have questions about our Group exercise class programme and anything related to health & wellbeing.

Bryn Jones

Bryn Jones

Sports Duty Supervisor

023 9284 5555 [email protected] Ask me about: The general running of the department on a day to day basis. Our mobile app, and our website and any associated problems you are having. Speak to me if you have any suggestions to improve our services.

Chris Coe

Chris Coe

Sports Duty Supervisor

023 9284 5555 [email protected] Ask me about: The general day-to-day operations and services within one of the countries leading University sports facilities.

April Yeates

April Yeates

Sports Duty Supervisor

023 9284 5555   [email protected] Ask me about: The general day to day operations of our facilities, personal training and fitness classes. Speak to me if you need training advice or information on how maximise your workouts.  

Ben Man

Ben Man

Sports Duty Supervisor

023 9284 5555   [email protected] Ask me about: Personal training and fitness classes. Speak to me if you need training advice or information on how maximise your workouts.  

Emily Chambers

Emily Chambers

Sports Instructor

023 9284 5555 [email protected] Ask me about: Personal training and fitness classes. Speak to me if you need training advice or information on how maximise your workouts.

Lee McCanny

Lee McCanny

Sports Instructor

023 9284 5555 [email protected] Ask me about: Personal training and fitness classes. Speak to me if you need training advice or information on how maximise your workouts

Amber Jerome

Amber Jerome

Sports Instructor

023 9284 5555 amber.jerome@port.ac.uk Ask me about: Personal training and fitness classes. Speak to me if you need training advice or information on how maximise your workouts.

Kobbii Nyarko

Kobbii Nyarko

Sports Instructor

023 9284 5555 [email protected] Ask me about: General gym operations including memberships, gym equipment, class information, and achieving your fitness goals.  

Kelly Eastland

Kelly Eastland

Fitness Instructor

023 9284 5555  [email protected] Ask me about: Fitness classes and personal training. How to use equipment in the gym. Speak to me for help achieving your fitness goals.  

Aimee Dobson

Aimee Dobson

Fitness Instructor

023 9284 5555  [email protected] Ask me about: Fitness classes and personal training. How to use equipment in the gym. Speak to me for help achieving your fitness goals.

Stephanie Slack

Stephanie Slack

Customer Service Advisor

023 9284 5555 [email protected] Ask me about: Any general enquiries or any membership issues. Speak to me if you have any feedback or suggestions of how to improve our services.

Hannah Daniels

Hannah Daniels

Sports Assistant

023 9284 5555 hannah.daniels@port.ac.uk Ask me about: General gym operations including memberships, gym equipment, class information, and achieving your fitness goals.

Crystal Martin

Crystal Martin

Customer Service Advisor

023 9284 5555  [email protected] Ask me about: Any general enquiries or any membership issues. Speak to me if you have any feedback or suggestions of how to improve our services.

Rikki May

Rikki May

Sports Assistant (Langstone)

023 9284 4550 [email protected] Ask me about: Day to day operations of the University's Langstone sports site. Speak to me if you have any feedback or suggestions of how to improve our services.

Daniela Fichera

Daniela Fichera

Sports Assistant (Langstone)

023 9284 4550  [email protected] Ask me about:  Day-to-day operations of the University's Langstone Sports Site and what sports are available on site as well as at the University. Speak to me for any feedback or suggestions of how to improve our services.

Charlotte Doyle

Charlotte Doyle

Sports Development Manager

023 9284 3761 [email protected] Ask me about:

Sarah Taylor

Sarah Taylor

Senior Sports Development Officer

023 9284 5101  [email protected] Ask me about: Sports participation programmes - 'Get Active, Stay Active' and 'Campus Sport'. Speak to me if you have any questions about getting involved in these social sports leagues, sessions or lessons.

Alex Cole

Alex Cole

Sports Development Officer

023 9284 3539 [email protected] Ask me about: Sports participation programmes - 'Get Active, Stay Active' and 'Campus Sport'. Organising sports participation events, tasters or tournament. Contact me if you'd like to become one of our Activators, Coordinators or Freshers Sport Reps.

Zoe Monk

Zoe Monk

Sports Development Officer (Volunteering)

023 9284 3542 [email protected] Ask me about: Coaching and volunteering - our workforce deliver activities across the University and local community. Speak to me about gaining experience in coaching, bursaries for coaching courses, DBS checks and accessing paid work.

Rachel Robillard

Rachel Robillard

Sports Development Officer

023 9284 5102 [email protected] Ask me about: Our Campus Sport Football leagues, Referee Hub and Coaching Courses. Speak to me if you're interested in playing, coaching or refereeing Football.

Nadine Doutre

Nadine Doutre

Sports Development Assistant (Participation)

023 9284 5099 [email protected] Ask me about: Sports participation programmes - 'Get Active, Stay Active' and 'Campus Sport'. Organising sports participation events, tasters or tournament. Contact me if you'd like to become one of our Activators, Coordinators or Freshers Sport Reps.

Jackie Whitlock

Jackie Whitlock

Bookings Administration Assistant

023 9284 3915  [email protected] Ask me about: Administration of Block Bookings, availability and costs.

Dawn Davies

Dawn Davies

Finance and Clerical Assistant

023 9284 3522 [email protected] Ask me about: Any general enquiries relating to approved suppliers, purchasing of equipment, overtime claims & holiday entitlement.

Customer Feedback

''Please can we have some cardio classes starting at 4.30pm on the timetable?" We have now added an additional 4.30pm Step N Tone class on a Tuesdays and Fridays

''Are we able to book sports bookings through the mobile app?" We are pleased to say after a recent upgrade, members are now able to book activities such as squash, badminton and football through the mobile app

''The squash courts could do with some TLC!'' We are investing over £35k in fully upgrading both squash courts which will also include the installation of heating and new flooring

''Please make the kettlebells class longer! We want it longer because we love kettlebells". We have now extended our kettlebells class from 30 minutes to 45 minutes with the option of express kettlebells in the gym

''Can we have some larger butterfly clips for the barbells in the gym and additional benches?" We have now added larger butterfly clips to the gym and added 30% more benches

''Do you have a swimming pool?". No, but as a student or staff member of the university you can access our free 'Get Active Stay Active' membership! As a part of this you will have access to timetabled sessions at local pools in Portsmouth for just £1.50 per session.

Customer Service

The Department of Sport and Recreation strives to deliver excellence in all our areas of delivery, but most importantly in delivering an excellent service to our users. We want to be considered as a friendly, helpful, conscientious, knowledgeable, and professional department that adds value to the student experience and all of our facility users. When people use our facilities once, or every day we want that person to think “I’d like to go back there”.

Below is a selection of documents; our promise as a Department to you, our customer charter and the results from our customer survey report. We always value your feedback whether it be good, bad or even a suggestion. So should you have any feedback please contact us at [email protected].