Will Evans

  • Development Manager
  • Oct 15, 2019
Part time Multi-Sport

Personal Summary

A highly influential and optimistic sports professional who seeks to create positive environments and drive effective results.

Strong, confident and highly-motivated with a proven track-record of delivery and management across the sector.

With experience at Senior Executive and Board levels, I have demonstrated a range of capabilities including the management of strategy, people, resources and events.

I take pride in an inner strength and work ethic that drives me to always expect more from myself and from organisations I am a part of.

Work Experience

Development Manager
Jan 2010 - Oct 2019 Derby City School Sport Partnership

• Developing and delivering insight-led strategies to grow the work of the Partnership

Senior Competition Manager
Aug 2007 - Jan 2010 Derbyshire Sport

• Executed the start-up of the new programme across Derbyshire, including strategy and staff recruitment

Independent Board Member
Jan 2013 - Oct 2019 Rounders England

• Acting as an Independent Non-executive Board Member for the National Governing Body for Rounders in England

School Governor
Sep 2010 - Sep 2014 Village and Alvaston Schools Federation

• Voluntary role as Governor of two large federated primary schools in Derby

Senior Sports Development Officer
Dec 2005 - Aug 2007 East Staffordshire Borough Council

• Led a team of Officers providing sport and physical activity opportunities for people of all backgrounds across East Staffordshire

Project Officer
Dec 2004 - Dec 2005 Youth Sport Trust

• Executed delivery of national projects from inception through delivery to review

Sport Development Officer
Dec 2002 - Dec 2004 Derby City Council

• Organised and delivered a wide range of programmes and projects to offer sport and physical activity to local residents

Fitness Consultant
Jan 2002 - Feb 2003 Virgin Active

• Provided customer-focused health-based activity programmes


MSc Sport Management
Sep 2003 - Jul 2007 Northumbria University
BA (Hons) Politics
Sep 1998 - Jul 2001 University of Newcastle
A Levels
Ecclesbourne School