David Kennedy

General Manager - Programme Delivery

Role within Jersey Sport: To oversee the work of the development team, manage agreements and partnerships with stakeholders, and ensure Jersey Sport demonstrates best practice in sports governance.

Previous employment before Jersey Sport: Prior to his appointment with Jersey Sport, David was Sports Development Manager with the States of Jersey. David’s experience in Sports Development spans over 20 years which started as Football Development Officer in Midlothian, Scotland. He moved to Jersey in 2005 and became Jersey’s first Community Sports Development Officer before moving to the role of Community and School Sports Manager in 2008. He was then appointed Sports Development Manager in 2014.

High level / sports related qualifications: David is a qualified coach in rugby, athletics, cricket, strength and conditioning and is a UEFA qualified football coach. He is also qualified at Level 7 with the Chartered Management Institute and is an accredited UK Anti-Doping tutor.

Hobbies: A former professional footballer and previous Island football manager (who won three out of three Murattis), David is also a self-confessed slave to his two daughters but in his spare time enjoys playing golf, racketball and going to the gym.

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