Mark Clifford

Title: Community Projects Manager

Date started with TBCT: April 2009

Previous employment: Ellis Guildford School (Achievement Mentor/football development officer)

Education post school: Institute Learning Management Level 5

Favourite film: Casino

Favourite song: Usher, You Remind Me.

Hobbies/interests: Football/Gym/spending time with my family

"Working for the Trent Bridge Community Trust allows me to support and develop young people to become the best that they can be. Today being a young person has many challenges and we provide support to help overcome these challenges whether it be behavioural, educational or just in need of some advice to make better choices in their chosen career pathway. Positive Futures and YouNG through the Trent Bridge Community Trust deliver on its promise to make a difference to those that need it most."

Jermaine Shread

Title: Senior Project Officer

Date started with TBCT: February 2012

Previous employment history: Youth Development Worker, Nottingham City Council

Education post school: (BA) Hons Diploma in Youth & Community Studies

Favourite film: Hard to pick 1 film, I will name the last film I had time to watch…… ‘A Time to Kill’

Favourite song: Yet again, a struggle to identify 1 song. My favourite song I heard today…… ‘You know how we do it – Ice Cube’

Hobbies/interests: Football, squash & tennis (all when I’m not injured – which isn’t very often), socialising and eating (injured or not)

"I work for the Positive Futures Programme and it inspires me to work for a sports club and business that doesn’t just focus on profit and rewards but has a keen interest in supporting young people in and around local communities. The Positive Futures Programme sets out to support, challenge and work with young people, advocate on their behalf and provide opportunities for each individual to find their own pathway in learning, developing their strengths and character and to understand their place within the communities that they live."

Danielle Duffy 

Title: Positive Futures project officer

Date started with TBCT: June 2012

Previous employment history: Slug and lettuce (4 years) Next level sport (1 year) 

Education post school: South Nottinghamshire college – Sports therapy / University College Birmingham -  Bsc Honours in sport and fitness therapies

Favourite film: The Holiday 

Favourite song: Too many to choose

Hobbies/interests: Gym classes. Making my children’s lives as much fun as possible (I just like being a big kid). Travelling, seeing different places of the world.

"The Trust offers a service like no other out there. We may only be small but we are thoughtful, committed and real. We may not change the world, but we can change lives. That’s a pretty good start."

Chris Bundey

Title: Positive Futures Project Officer

Date started with TBCT: May 2018

Previous employment: Nisai Learning Hub, Catch-22, Nottingham Forest FC

Education post school: BA Hons. University of Nottingham

Favourite film: The Dark Knight

Favourite song: Send Me On My Way by Rusted Root

"Working on the Positive Futures Programme for the Trust is a special privilege for me. Every day I get to work with a forward-thinking and passionate staff team to collectively inspire positive change in young people. By taking a holistic approach to young people, the Positive Futures project is able to promote a young person’s personal and social development, and enables them to have a voice and influence in their local community and wider society. For me, being part of a young person’s developmental journey is the best thing about the project and on a personal level, it inspires me to work hard to improve myself every day to be the best positive role model I can be."

Becky Jones

Title: Activity Coordinator

Date started with TBCT: May 2018

Previous employment history:

ISKA – GB Coach

JAMA Kickboxing – Lead Coach

Nottingham College – Learning Support

Warriors Peterborough – Manager & Lead Coach

Education post school:

Level 5 Clinical Weight Loss Practitioner

Level 4 Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Level 3 Personal Trainer

Level 2 Fitness Instructor

Level 2 Activity Leadership

Favourite Film: Avengers Infinity War

Favourite song: Numb – Jay Z & Linkin Park

Hobbies/interests: Martial Arts & Fitness

"Since working for Positive Futures under the Trust, I feel that we are positively changing young people’s attitudes towards being active and educating them on how the power of sport can benefit our mind and bodies. I work with young people in school years 5 through to 10 who have all improved their behaviour, focus, skill set, mentality and self-confidence through the various types of support we are able to offer them. The TBCT team share the same passion to help young people grow and develop themselves selflessly and it’s that mentality that makes all areas of TBCT thrive."

Max McLeod

Title: Coach Core Community Coach (Apprentice)

Date started with TBCT: September 2018

Previous employment history: Work for and still work for Mcdonlads in Arnold

Education post school: Two years at Brooksby Melton college distinction* distinction* in level 2 sport

Favourite film: The Departed

Favourite song: Bob Marley – one drop

Hobbies/interests: Beside from football because I play and coach, I have started to play golf.

"Working for Positive Futures brings me into contact with many children with different backgrounds and needs. When I turn up the kids are happy to see me, I feel like I inspire them to do sport and not see it as physical activity but to see it as a fun thing to do. I feel like my job has a purpose and the more schools I am in each day the more I value my position."

Max Emerson

Title: YouNG Project Officer

Date started with TBCT: September 2018

Previous employment history: Student Ambassador at Nottingham Trent University, YouNG Intern at Rushcliffe Borough Council, Student Associate in both Rufford and Robin Hood primary schools.

Education post school: A levels at Hellesdon-Taverham Sixth Form, Undergraduate degree in Business Studies at Nottingham Trent University

Favourite film: Don’t have one, don’t like films

Favourite song: Blind Faith – Chase and Status

Hobbies/interests: Badminton, football, running, cooking, travelling, squash

"Working for the Trust is great, I feel that I am an integral part of an organisation that has such a diverse offering that caters for the wide range of needs of people, young and old throughout Rushcliffe and beyond. In particular, working for the YouNG project allows me to pursue one of my passions – empowering young people. By seeing first-hand the significant positive impact that developing the employability skills of young people has on each individual really inspires me to want to reach more people and help more in whatever ways I can. Every day is a new challenge but ultimately, the feeling that I’m making a real difference in the community is one that cannot be matched and is what makes working for the YouNG Project and Trent Bridge Community Trust unique."

Aaliyah Clifford 

Title: YouNG Apprentice

Date started with TBCT: September 2018

Previous employment history: Health and Social care sector for 1 year.

Education post school: Kimberley School

Favourite Film: My Girl

Favourite song: n/a

Hobbies/interests: Football

"The YouNG Project is great to work on,  it inspires me because of how we aim to change young people lives."


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