Children's Sports Provision

PPA Cover, After School Clubs, PE Provision, CPD Training

Children's Sports Coaching & PE Provision

Sporting Chance have been involved in coaching children's sport and languages in East Devon, West Dorset and Somerset for over 10 years.

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Holiday Clubs

We've got loads of great stuff on over the school holidays to keep the kids busy!

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PPA Cover

A tailored programme to your school through top quality education. We provide P.E. and French lessons covering the whole curriculum.

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After School Clubs

Morning, lunch time or after school clubs, we offer a range of sports designed to stimulate and engage girls and boys of all abilities.

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PE Provision

The sports covered include football, swimming, racket sports, dodgeball, multi-sports and hand skills.

CPD Training

High quality training and professional development. Our CPD training can help to strengthen and improve the performance of staff.


Mark Bailey

Mark Bailey

Head coach Mark founded Sporting Chance over ten years ago and has been developing the company since then having had previous spells as a head coach for TeamTheme and MLS in the USA.  Studied Sports Development and Coaching Sciences at Bournemouth University.

Jess Persse

Coaching and fitness graduate Jess has taken youth Hockey teams to the national finals on multiple occasions, as well as representing Devon at youth level. 

Julien Simier

Julien is our French teacher, and has years of experience teaching both adults and children the language.

Scott Bean

Level 3 fitness instructor Scott is passionate about helping children develop through sport.

Rhys Evans

Rhys has been part of the Sporting Chance team for 5 yrs now in which time he has been promoted to a senior coach role.  He has a large number of coaching qualifications in various sports, and has also had spells coaching in New Zealand and the USA to aid in his development.  

George Tuck

George is the newest member of the team having Joined in 2016. With previous experience in coaching whilst studying level 3 sports and exercise sciences at Yeovil College, George thoroughly enjoys his role and developing children's sports skills.

Mae Knight

Mae has a real passion for sport and specialises in Gymnastics, Dance, Rounders and Athletics.  Mae holds qualifications in coaching 8 different sports already and is always looking to learn and improve her coaching.

Zak Hunt

Zak has been a great addition to the team joining early in 2019.  Zak enjoys playing a range of sports and is a member of Lyme Regis Gig club.  Zak has a great presence and loves the outdoors, active work.

Ben McCaffrey

Ben is one of the longest serving members of the team and has vast experience coaching all of the sports from the curriculum.  Ben is a swimming coach originally but has transferred those skills to make him a thoroughly accomplished all round coach!

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