Posts Categorized: Male

Adam, 12 , multisports

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Adam has complex special needs and severe learning difficulties. He is also visually impaired and has limited mobility. He struggles with his core mobility and as a result can often get angry and frustrated when he is unable to sit up or move. Three times a week Adam works with his Greenhouse Coach Carly, doing… Read more »

Sayce, 32, Greenhouse London FC

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Sayce Holmes-Lewis is the coordinator for our 13-15 year old participant programmes and the club’s Community Development Officer. He works in close cooperation with local pupil referral units and mainstream schools. Sayce has been a constant presence at GLFC for over 15 years. He joined the under-18s in 1999, before successfully obtained a coaching qualification… Read more »

Joshua, 14, basketball

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Many teachers had tried and failed to improve Joshua’s behaviour. His attitude and actions at school were a major concern and he was very close to permanent exclusion. During a PE lesson, Greenhouse Coach Michael identified Joshua’s potential and invited him onto the basketball programme. In the beginning Joshua would get frustrated and lash out… Read more »

Lobsang, 17, table tennis

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When Lobsang moved to the UK from Nepal, he was shy and felt like an outsider. After working with Greenhouse Sports Coach Annie, he dedicated his time to training in table tennis and gained confidence in himself, both on and off the table. He also forged new friendships and received recognition on the national circuit,… Read more »

Mulenga, 22, Greenhouse Sports FC

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“I live in a rough neighbourhood in Peckham, but Greenhouse Sports FC is an escape. As a youngster, I could play at my own pace and I loved the supportive environment. Without realising it, the coaches introduced me to life principles, like showing-up on time and being a good member of the team. In school I… Read more »

Matt, 17, Multisports

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Matt is hemiplegic, which causes weakness and a lack of control on the right side of his body. He lacked confidence and was highly self-conscious due to the visible difference in muscle tone in his arms. With Greenhouse Head Coach Gabriel’s support and encouragement, he is determined to strengthen the weaker side of his body… Read more »