Ignite Sport


Youth Development Worker

Matt has returned to Ignite Sport after a year spent in Auckland. He has worked at Ignite Sport as a Youth Development Coordinator from 2014-2016 and was also an intern and a volunteer over a number of years before this. Matt is excited to be back.

Matt loves sport and making a difference in young people’s lives. He has always wanted to be a positive influence in his local community, making his role at Ignite Sport a dream.

Matt has a Diploma in Exercise Science and Recreation and played a season of Cricket in the UK, playing for Falmouth, Cornwall.

Matt married his wife Laura in 2017. He is a massive fan of the Sacramento Kings and loves playing all sports such as Cricket, Football, Basketball and Touch.


Help Matt make a difference...

At Ignite Sport we rely on the generosity of others to help financially support our staff to do the work they do. If you would like to specifically support Matt please set up an automatic payment online with your bank to Ignite Sport account number 12-3142-0276022-14 or download an AP form here [DOCX, 165 KB] and take it into your bank. Please remember to then email us your name, address, the amount of support, and frequency so we can ensure you receive a tax receipt in April, and to say thanks! One-off donations also most welcome to the same account number if you prefer.