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Mark Richards

Mark Richards

What is your day job?

Disability Sports Wales Development Officer for Conwy

 

Why did you get involved with (disability) sport?

I have been involved in disability sport for almost 10 years now in which I have taken on many different roles. I currently hold the position of Head Coach at both Mochdre Lions Disability Football Club and Conwy Thunder Wheelchair Basketball club where I am also club secretary and chairman respectively.

 

How long have you been a tutor for DSW?

Since June 2011

 

Why did you become a DSW tutor?

To expand my knowledge as a Disability Sport Wales Officer and to help improve the opportunities locally for disabled people.


What are the good things about tutoring the UK DIT workshops?

Having the chance to inform and help people to improve sporting opportunities for disabled people. I enjoy interacting with course candidates and applying anecdotal evidence to the theory within a course.


Give us one interesting fact about yourself:

As a volunteer myself I would thoroughly recommend getting involved with local opportunities as being involved in a disability or inclusive sport club can be hugely rewarding as well as giving you a great setting to develop personally.

 

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