Dean has over 25 years’ experience working within education, health, leisure and sport. As head of PE in a primary school, Dean began Fit For Sport in 1991 as weekend and holiday activity clubs for children. Fit For Sport has grown to employ over 400 staff and caters for over 250,000 children through schools services.
Dean plays a key role in promoting children’s activity and improving standards in the industry. He is the current chair of ukactive Kids Board, and was previous chair and founding member of the Community of Physical Activity School Sport Providers (COMPASS), an association that represents the interests of providers of sport and physical activity in schools and the wider community.