Meet the Team
Community Development Manager
Richard is the longest serving member of staff who joined Millwall Community Trust (formally Millwall Community Scheme) in 2000.
Richard is a UEFA B qualified football coach who is part of the senior leadership team at Millwall Community Trust where he oversees the Community Development department.
Under Richard’s remit, Millwall Community Trust provide youth inclusion programmes which are designed to help create opportunities through taking part in free regular structured football and sports activities which also include pathways to qualifications in coaching and helps reduce the risk of involvement in crime. Targeted focus provision such as girls only and disability activities is also provided to help avoid any kind of exclusion for residents living in the London boroughs of Lewisham and Southwark.
Richard also delivers Walking Sports Clubs which helps support older people who may be inactive and those with two or three limiting long-term health conditions, including dementia, mental health, limited mobility to stay fit and healthy. The programme helps bring older people from different backgrounds together through taking part in fun walking sports activities which also helps reduce stress, isolation and loneliness.