0191 307 7117

CDS Team

Beth Donkin

Business Support Manager

Beth is responsible for County Durham Sport’s finances and administration, providing effective and efficient support to the executive team and trustees.

Beth manages County Durham Sport’s marketing function and also supports the development and utilisation of evidence and insight for the organisation, ensuring all insight gathered is shared across the county.

07841 340 482 | beth.donkin@countydurhamsport.com

Becks Lippe

Assistant Director (Participation)

Becks works to support County Durham Sport’s vision, mission and business objectives and the outcomes identified by Active Durham.

Becks leads the operational application of an evidence based approach, manages customer and partner engagement as well as ensuring successful programme development and delivery.

07715 077 266 | becks.lippe@countydurhamsport.com

Kate Macpherson

Project Officer (Recreational Running)

Kate is commissioned to support the delivery of the County Durham Sport recreational running programme – developing more run leaders to provide more running opportunities in County Durham.

Kate also localises ‘This Girl Can’ within County Durham, to help inspire more females to become more active.

0191 307 7117 | kate.macpherson@countydurhamsport.com

Craig Hampton

Project Officer (Community)

Craig is responsible for the delivery of the Satellite Club project, supporting clubs to deliver suitable activity to 14-19 year olds and encouraging regular participation.

Craig also administers the County Durham Leadership & Volunteering programme, designed to support young volunteers.

07860 503 996 | craig.hampton@countydurhamsport.com

Tom Aldus

Workforce Development Coordinator

Tom is responsible for driving and supporting the development of a local workforce across both traditional and new non-traditional agencies, supporting coaches & volunteers on their journey, increasing the number of session leaders and activators at a local level and helping to develop their skills, insight and knowledge in relation to tackling physical inactivity in County Durham.

07725 203 057 | tom.aldus@countydurhamsport.com

Maxine Rhodes

Managing Director

Maxine is responsible for the provision of effective and high quality strategic and operational leadership of County Durham Sport with and on behalf of the Trustees, focused on the delivery of County Durham Sport’s vision, mission and business objectives, for the benefit of residents in County Durham.

maxine.rhodes@countydurhamsport.com

Katy Thompson

Active Places Coordinator

Katy’s role is to coordinate the successful delivery of the Active Places Pilots and support the wider outcomes and priorities identified by the Active Durham Strategic Committee.

Katy also supports economically disadvantaged communities to fit activity into their lives, in a way that works for them, with holistic support to help tackle the wider issues they face, and enabling them to enjoy happier, healthier lives.

katy.thompson@countydurhamsport.com
A-Z Who's Who

Beth Donkin

Business Support Manager

Becks Lippe

Assistant Director (Participation)

Kate Macpherson

Project Officer (Recreational Running)

Craig Hampton

Project Officer (Community)

Tom Aldus

Workforce Development Coordinator

Maxine Rhodes

Managing Director

Katy Thompson

Active Places Coordinator