Carl had a tough start in life. At age 10, he was caring for his two younger brothers. He lacked confidence and had low self-esteem. Carl was awarded a mentor (Ben) who is now our Head of Pause & Engage to help with his individual development.
Beth’s story Beth met our Head of Coachmakers through playing football in Cornwall. Early on Beth showed an interest in coaching and was always keen to volunteer and help out with the sessions.
Montell’s story Leaving school at 16 with few GCSE’s and limited options, Montell was put in touch with 2nd Chance where he joined the Coachmakers programme in September 2012.
Coachmakers puts Hallum on path to achieving his dream Hallum Collier left school aged 16 and joined the army, but soon realised his ultimate ambition was to become a PE teacher.
“Coachmakers helped me find my focus” Joe Williams credits Coachmakers with giving him the drive and direction he needed to focus on a future career.
Coachmakers was Jake’s “turning point” Joining a Coachmakers course was a turning point in Jake Flannigan’s life which took him from being “clueless” about his future career
“If it wasn’t for Coachmakers, I wouldn’t be going to uni” Back in 2014, Sam Cotton was working as an electrician’s apprentice and “hated every minute of it”.
“Coachmakers made me who I am today” Kayley Lane is a classic Coachmakers success story, progressing through the ranks as a learner to become a much-valued member of the team.
“Coachmakers has given me a massive headstart” Elliot Baldwin confesses he “never thought he could become a great coach” until his career was kick-started with a year at Coachmakers.