Sports Development

Meet the team that deliver the various sports projects across the district.

Colin Rouse

Sport Development Officer

Colin started with the team as a trainee in 2007, whilst studying Sports & Exercise Science at Canterbury Christ Church University. He has since become the Sports Development Officer taking on a number of projects including club mark development, coach education, talented performer scheme and the delivery of community sports programmes and local events.

Colin also co-ordinates the Sport 4 NRG programme, providing opportunities for young people in Thanet to take part in a range of sports activities within their communities.

Colin is a qualified multi-sports coach, qualified in a range of sports, and a Level 3 Sports tutor.  He also has a Level 6 Public Health qualification. Colin is dedicated to inspiring the local community to access sport at all levels and aims to work with the team to create an active and healthier Thanet.

Colin's main passion is football, but he also enjoys taking advantage of Thanet's beaches by participating in beach Volleyball in the summer months.