We are delighted to confirm the establishment of a Diversity & Inclusion advisory group.
Kyle Sunn, Jodine Williams & Luke Wakefield will be joining Jonathan Pearce (EK Board D&I Lead) as members of the newly established England Korfball Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) advisory group.
The D&I advisory group will form as an integral part of the organisation, supporting the board to learn, translate and implement recommendations to enable England Korfball to be a fully diverse and inclusive sport.
Kyle has a background in disability within education, including Higher Education, and is extremely passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all. Kyle looks forward to contributing to Korfball, and assisting in the continued improvement and evolution of the game in England.
Jodine is a sports and exercise trainee psychologist who works with athletes, general population and other sport stakeholders to improve performance. This role also sees her on the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion working group for sports and exercise psychology, helping to push forward diversity in the field. Alongside her work as a trainee psychologist she works at Watford FC Community sports and education trust managing a project which helps improve the mental wellbeing of 9-12 year olds. Jodine believes in creating diverse and equal spaces in sport to get more people involve in new activities.
Luke is Head of Activities & Strategic Programmes for VICTA, a charity supporting visually impaired young people. In this he works alongside a number of VI sport bodies including British Blind Sport, Goalball UK, the FA, the LTA and many more to provide sporting opportunities for visually impaired young people. He has played korfball for MK Bucks since 2015. In his spare time, he likes to run and completed the London Marathon in 2019, and is currently training for the Brighton Marathon.