Sarah Clarke has been involved in sport and fitness since childhood, participating & competing in a variety of sports. Sarah now participates in weightlifting, crossfit and rowing; and loves the variety and challenges that they bring. Sarah does all these things so she can become a better version of herself – to be fitter & healthier as she goes through life and therefore be better equipped to deal with any obstacles that may get thrown at her on the way. Sarah has always tried to be a good role model and being fit & healthy is part of that. Sarah is the founder of Sakura Health and Fitness which encourages children to try different sports & activities to install good values and habits from a young age.
Stef Collins has competed in sport for over 20 years, representing Team GB since 2006 and at London 2012 Olympics with over 130 international caps. Currently, Stef is the head coach of the women's basketball programme at Cardiff Met University that competes in BUCS and WBBL which is the top flight of women's basketball in the UK. In addition, Stef sits on the board of Basketball Wales as director of Women's and Girl's Development. The game has provided Stef with endless opportunities; a result of passion, commitment, and hard work. As Girls Together competition ambassador, Stef looks forward to encouraging and supporting females who endeavour to be their very best from participation to performance.
Suzy Drane has a wealth of experience as a Netball
player with over 70 test caps and has experienced the accolade of captaining
the Welsh team at the 2011/ 2015 World Cups & 2014 Commonwealth Games. Suzy
is the current 1st team Head Coach at Cardiff Metropolitan
University, having coached the 2nd team for 2 years prior to this.
She is also a lecturer in Sport Development and Performance Sport at the
university, where she graduated with a BSc Sport Development, MSc
Physical Activity & Health and PGCTHE. Suzy is passionate about inspiring
females to participate in sport and identifying more female role models. She is
therefore very excited to be part of the Girls Together programme, which
presents the opportunity to share her coaching knowledge with aspiring coaches
of the future.
Lucy Witt has always had a passion for Sport and tried many activities before settling on Athletics and Basketball gaining International caps in both. During her student years Lucy took on the leadership of her University Basketball team and has developed it to be the most successful Basketball club in Wales. Lucy has played, coached and officiated for over 20 years, been the coaching manager for Basketball Wales and the team manager for GB senior women which included attending the London Olympics. All of these roles came about from the volunteering Lucy undertook early in her career. Lucy now volunteers as chair of the South Wales Basketball association and is the first appointed female director on the board of British Basketball.