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Jo Colin

Position: Head of Children and Young People

Organisation: Sport England

Country: UK

Jo is a trained physical education teacher in secondary and taught for 10 years. Jo then went on to work as a Partnership Development Manager for a School Sport Partnership, working closely with the Local Authority supporting schools in providing high quality physical education for all. Jo then went on to work for the Youth Sport Trust in variety of roles spanning 9 years, including leading the YST’s strategy for PE. Following this Jo took up the role of Young People Lead for Sport New Zealand in Oct 2014 and had the role of leading the strategic work of ensuring quality opportunities and experiences are provided for all our young people in NZ. She has recently returned to the UK to take up the  role of Head of Children and Young People at Sport England, where she is leading the organizations working in secondary schools. Jo is a mother of a 9-year-old son and loves running, dancing and walking and spending as much time with her family as possible.