Sporty students given careers advice by football coach


Students dreaming of a career in the sports industry got the chance to learn more about the opportunities available to them thanks to a visit from a Kidderminster Harriers FC coach.

Siobhan Hodgetts, the club’s Female Sports Development Coach, visited Highfields to speak to students from Years 7 to 10.

More than 50 students interested in pursuing a career in sports attended the event.

Ms Hodgetts spoke about Kidderminster Harriers’ Football and Education Academy, whilst also highlighting the vast range of careers available in sport, including coaching, media and accountancy.

Mr P Rose, Head of Middle School and Careers Leader, said: “We were delighted to welcome Siobhan Hodgetts into school to inspire students interested in pursuing a career in sports in the future.

“She informed them of the range of opportunities available whilst giving them advice and information to help them achieve their aspirations.

“Our students didn’t realise there were so many different professions in the sports industry."

Posted on June 11, 2019 .