Bikeability Lesson

Meet The Team

HDSF has a dedicated team and regular volunteers. The team is led by the Charity Operations Manager, Ros Cramp.

Our Staff

Charlie - HDSF Lead Instructor

Charlie

Department: Staff
Charlie Lead instructor for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Charlie is a lead instructor with ridiculously high energy levels and enthusiasm. All of our participants and parents love Charlie’s smiles, especially our junior adventure sessions where you’ll find him climbing mountains,…
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DJ / Bingo Stoney- HDSF staff

DJ Stoney

Department: Staff
About DJ Stoney. Meet DJ Stoney, instructor for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Stoney is a serial volunteer who will do anything for anyone.  We convinced him to join our staff team initially to support our sessions for people with dementia…
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Fiona - HDSF Administrator

Fiona

Department: Staff
About Fiona. Meet Fiona, administration manager and charity secretary for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Fiona is our Administration Manager and Charity Secretary. She has many years’ experience in tax and finance and in regulatory roles and is really enjoying being…
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John - HDSF instructor

John

Department: Staff
About John. Meet John, instructor for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. John has decades of experience working in Herts County Council day services.  When retirement was mentioned some gentle encouragement to join the HDSF team may have been applied. Johns’ knowledge…
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Michael - HDSF Volunteer

Mike

Department: Staff
About Mike. Meet Mike Nicholls, Paralympic Athlete and instructor for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Mike is our gentle giant instructor All of our participants love Mike because of his calm, gentle and unassuming manner.  Mike is an F44 discus thrower…
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Nessa

Nessa

Department: Staff
About Nessa. Meet Nessa, instructor for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Nessa is a Paralympic athlete who competed in Rio and Tokyo.  Ness competes in the F34 shot, She achieved Gold in the 2018 European Para Championships, and Bronze in the…
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Ros - HDSF Charity Operations Manager

Ros

Department: Staff
About Ros. Meet Ros Cramp, operations manager for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Ros is the charity operations manager Ros is a qualified teacher with a passion for ensuring every individual can access physical activity in a way that works for…
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Our Volunteers

Sisters enjoy easy rider

Abbie

Department: Volunteers
About Abbie. Meet Abbie, volunteer for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Abbie is a volunteer with HDSF Abbie started out as a participant on our adapted cycling sessions at Stanborough Park, and quickly tried out many more activities. Abbie very quickly…
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Alice on her trike

Alice

Department: Volunteers
About Alice. Meet Alice, volunteer for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Alice is a volunteer for Herts Disability Sports Foundation. Alice is with the team one day a week supporting sessions at day services.  Alice has made positive relationships with many…
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Jamie - HDSF volunteer

Jamie

Department: Volunteers
About Jamie. Meet Jamie, instructor for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Jamie was part of our Instructability programme back in 2017, where people with disabilities are supported to become fitness instructors.  Jamie has remained with the HDSF team as a volunteer…
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Jay - HDSF Volunteer

Jay

Department: Volunteers
About Jay. Meet Jay, volunteer for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Jay is a volunteer with the HDSF team. Jay is most often found at Stanborough Park supporting cycling sessions, and individuals who need a little more 1-1 attention.  Jay has…
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Karen

Department: Volunteers
About Karen. Meet Karen, volunteer for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Karens enthusiasm to establish appropriate activities for children with SEND who are home educated has resulted in a variety of sessions each week.  Her varied personal experience has made her an…
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Maria - HDSF volunteer

Maria

Department: Volunteers
About Maria. Meet Maria Verdeille, Paralympic Athlete and Instructor for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Para Athlete representing England at Commonwealth Games 2018 in T35 100m at the Gold Coast.  Maria was a member of staff until securing a full time…
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Martina - HDSF volunteer

Martina

Department: Volunteers
About Martina. Meet Martina, Paralympic athlete and instructor for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Para Athlete achieving 4th place in World Championships 2017 in T20 long jump. Martina volunteers with HDSF in the holidays on our sessions for young people, helping…
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Pete - HDSF Volunteer

Pete

Department: Volunteers
About Pete. Meet Pete, volunteer for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Pete is the youngest member of the team, who started volunteering with HDSF as part of his home education programme. Pete has grown in confidence tremendously over the past 2…
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Ryan

Department: Volunteers
About Ryan. Meet Ryan, participant representative for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Ryan became a participant in 2020 when lockdown forced all of his regular daily activities to stop.  Ryan attended the pilot online sessions with his friends from the Eagles…
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Sue

Department: Volunteers
About Sue. Meet Sue, volunteer fundraiser for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Sue is our amazing volunteer fundraiser Sue has worked tirelessly to identify and write grant applications for the past 3 years.  She listens to our mad ideas and formulates…
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Our Trustees

David - HDSF Trustee

David

Department: Trustees
About David. Meet David, trustee and treasurer for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. David is an experienced Non-executive Director and Trustee, who has been a senior finance professional for over 30 years. In addition to HDSF he is Treasurer at IAC…
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Jay - HDSF Trustee

Jay

Department: Trustees
About Jay. Meet Jay, trustee for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Jay has been a member of the board of trustees since 2017. She has a passion for sport and physical activity. This has shaped her career, having now worked in…
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Maria - HDSF Trustee

Maria

Department: Trustees
About Maria. Meet Maria, trustee for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Maria is an experienced risk manager, predominately in the financial services industry, with knowledge of corporate risk and charity governance, and has been a trustee of the HDSF board since…
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Nicky - HDSF Trustee

Nicky

Department: Trustees
About Nicky. Meet Nicky, trustee for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Nicky works for a management consultancy specialising in sports and leisure. Part of this work includes advising Councils on facility and service interventions to help encourage people with disabilities to…
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Nigel - HDSF Chair of Trustees

Nigel

Department: Trustees
Meet Nigel, Chair of Trustees for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Nigel’s professional experience includes senior operational and consulting roles in the corporate sector and over 10 years working with charities. He is founder of the Trustee Fellowship which aims to…
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Sarah - Trustee

Sarah

Department: Trustees
About Sarah. Meet Sarah, trustee for Hertfordshire Disability Sports Foundation. Sarah Baldwin has been a trustee since October 2017. Whilst her career has spanned 20 years in Local Authority Housing, she joined the board of trustees to become the parent…
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