Meet our staff
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Our staff play an essential role in making Sport Portsmouth such a popular part of the student experience. Take a look below to find out more about some of the friendly faces you are likely to see around our gym and sport facilities.
Amber Jerome - Sports Instructor
Emily Chambers - Sports Instructor
Karen Harris - Health and Fitness Coordinator
Lee McCanny - Sports Instructor
Paul Tilley - Head of Sport and Recreation
Paul has worked at Portsmouth since 2008. Initially for 18 months as Sports Development Manager and Assistant Head of Sport before becoming Head of Sport in 2010. Previous work included Sports Development at the University of Leeds and Havant Borough Council.
An alumni of the University of Portsmouth, Paul completed both his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Portsmouth. Paul is responsible for the strategic direction of the department and the delivery of University sport and physical activity programmes.
Stephanie Slack - Fitness Instructor
Achievements: Rowed a marathon, ran a marathon. Maybe I should swim a marathon next?
Training for: I train for life - I want to be ready for anything!
Guilty food: Cookies - I'm a real cookie monster
Source of inspiration: My Grandma - she's pretty badass at 85. Still swimming, playing tennis and golfing