A Wave of New Appointments
Lauren Bullock appointed Swimming Development Manager whilst James Dumper starts as Group Lifeguard Support Manager.
As part of our new agreement with the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) Lauren Bullock has joined Places for People Leisure in the role of Swimming Development Manager. With an initial focus on workforce development, Lauren will divide her time between Places for People HQ, Loughborough (ASA offices) and visiting sites. Lauren will be helping our leisure facilities to develop their swimming activities and as part of this she will be undertaking an audit to understand the current position.
Lauren joins us with two and a half years’ experience as an Aquatic Officer with the ASA. Previously based in the West Midlands, Lauren supported our sites, Harborne, Wolverhampton and West Bromwich. She has a degree in Sport and Physical Activity and in the past has worked for NHS Birmingham in their Public Health team focusing on commissioning and developing weight management and physical activity initiatives.
“We’re delighted to welcome Lauren to the team and thank the ASA for their continued support. Lauren is a key addition to the team who will be responsible for creating a solid aquatics workforce, delivering a group wide training plan,” explains Mark Haslam, Swimming Group Manager.
Also joining the team is James Dumper, who has been appointed as Group Lifeguard Support Manager. James will assist with the management of lifeguard training across Places for People Leisure.
Jo Talbot, Group Lifeguard Manager says: “James has joined the Group with much experience as a RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor, AED Trainer Assessor and First Aid Trainer Assessor. James will be delivering Trainer Assessor courses, supporting new and existing Trainers and driving quality, professional lifeguard and AED training for Places for People Leisure.”