Inclusion in Sport have extensive experience and an impressive list of clients in the sport sector when it comes to doing, advising and training on the subject of diversity, inclusion and wellbeing.
The whole purpose of our existence is to disrupt the way things are done. We will be critical. We will get our hands dirty. Your organisation will change. It will become more inclusive.
Lyndon studied Sports Coaching at University of Central Lancashire until 2007 and moved into community coaching with organisations such as Nottingham Forest in the Community. He then moved to Nottingham City Council, where he spent 5 years as Sport, Outdoor Learning and Adventure Team Development Manager, managing a team of 30 staff, delivering sport and outdoor learning activities within local schools. He has also achieved a further first class degree in Sport & Educational Development, was awarded Nottingham Trent University's International Bursary for research on the Finnish education system and has been awarded a Masters scholarship for academic excellence.
Lyndon then spent the Summer of 2014 initiating a national programme of training and sports development projects for Cerebral Palsy Sport, working with both Swim Wales and the ASA. He then spent a two years as Inclusion Manager at Derby County, leading a number of successful projects in the local community, such as Premier League Kicks, Homeless FA and grant funds for the Local Authority, Derby Homes, Metropolitan Housing and Children in Need. Furthermore, he secured a number of grant funds, from sources such as Comic Relief and the Multi Agency Gangs Team locally.
Lyndon then spent 18 months supporting Premier League, EFL clubs and trusts/foundations with their equality, diversity and inclusion projects, including the Premier League Equality Standard and EFL Equality Code of Practice. This included delivering training to 400 professionals working at EFL clubs and the same number at Premier League clubs. He then went on to lead the Compliance departments at two National Governing Bodies of Sport, encompassing equality, diversity and inclusion and safeguarding children and adults. Lyndon is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Derby and Nottingham Trent University on equality, diversity and inclusion in sport.
Lyndon is a qualified coach in a number of sports, including football, swimming and orienteering, an FA Licensed Tutor, accredited tutor for the EFL and also a Sports Leaders UK tutor.