Meet George

George has worked in schools across the West Midlands delivering physical education and school sport programmes since 2012. Mainly covering primary physical education, George is passionate on giving all children the same opportunities through sport. Before joining the Trust, George previously taught at Longlands Primary School in Market Drayton delivering their PE lessons and extra curriculum opportunities.

George Hounsell, Team Members | Marches Academy Trust
15+years experience

I have a passion to ensure children are given the same opportunity throughout physical education and school sport. Despite their backgrounds, giving them the platform to succeed and show their talents in sport.

George Hounsell, Sports and Apprentices

About George

Since joining the Trust in 2020, George started the Shropshire PE Conference supporting over 100 staff members from across Shropshire each year. Keynote speakers have included high profiled names such as Beth Tweddle MBE and Jason Robinson OBE. Alongside his Trust role, George is the Strategic Lead for the Girls Football Partnership (Shrewsbury), a CatalYST for the Youth Sport Trust and an Active Champion for Energize STW.

Other team members

Charlotte Allsopp | Marches Academy Trust
Nicola Fox | Marches Academy Trust
Claire Turner, Team Members | Marches Academy Trust
Alison Pearson, Team Members | Marches Academy Trust
Cavelle Priestley-Bird, Team Members | Marches Academy Trust
Sarah Finch, Team Members | Marches Academy Trust

Mandy Jones

Associate Executive Director of Education

Amy Chevin-Dooley

Associate Executive Director of Education (Inclusions)

Charlotte Allsopp

Associate Executive Director of Finance and Business

Claire Turner

Executive Director of Education

Alison Pearson

Executive Director of Education

Cavelle Priestley-Bird

Executive Director of People and Development