In today's episode, James speaks to Chris Irwin, a former professional rugby league player and experienced teacher with a PE teaching background. Chris has been passionate about sport and education and he has channeled this into a fulfilling career. He was the founder of The EdStart Group and is currently the Founder and Director of Wellbeing Through Sport, a keen innovator of models that tackle childhood education, physical activity, and mental health.
Wellbeing Through Sport is a program designed by doctors & PE experts to improve the well-being of children through fun physical activities and classroom-based reflective practice. Pupils gain core life skills that will help them become well-rounded, healthy adults. The program was founded on the belief that school shouldn’t just be about boring textbooks - it should teach every child the skills they need for life.
In a nutshell, James and Chris speak about:
Chris's career as a professional rugby player How Chris turned his two great passions; sports and Education into a fulfilling career The debut and scaling up of Wellbeing Through Sports and the great insights it holds for business owners Chris's vision for Wellbeing Through Sports and how is working collaboratively to increase impact as a program … and so much more!
Connect with Chris:
LinkedIn: Chris Irwin
Twitter: Chris Irwin
Check out Well-being Through Sports:
LinkedIn: Wellbeing Through Sports
Connect with James:
Facebook: Coordinate Sports FB Page
LinkedIn: James Moore
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