AMY HARDMAN – HEAD OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Amy joined the Featherstone Rovers Foundation back in 2012, after being recruited to the position of Zone Manager.
Her initial role was to operate the BBC Children In Need project, prior to being appointed as Head of Community Development.
Prior to arriving at the Big Fellas Stadium, Amy previously worked in schools and education, while continuing her work with horses on various yards.
Away from the Rovers, Amy is a keen horse rider and competes whenever she can in competitions across the country.
JAMIE CORDING – COMMUNITY MANAGER
Jamie first joined the club as a player when he departed Huddersfield Giants, back in 2013, to take up a place in the Featherstone Rovers’ first-team squad.
Previously of Castleford, Sheffield and Gateshead, Cording has played at all levels of professional rugby league and boasts terrific knowledge and experience of the sport.
Signing for his hometown club, Featherstone, was a dream come true for Jamie and jumped at the opportunity to take up the role he holds today, full-time, with the Rovers Foundation.
Jamie enjoys teaching and coaching, interacting with students across the district and delivery a wide range of community-engaging programmes and initiatives.
PAUL MARCH – RUGBY LEAGUE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Paul has been involved in rugby league for almost 35 years, both as a player and as a coach.
Having featured for the first time as a six-year-old with Thornhill Trojans, Paul went on to enjoy an illustrious career in the sport’s professional ranks, appearing for Dewsbury, Wakefield, Huddersfield, Hunslet and Keighley.
He went on to coach both the Hawks and the Cougars, having combined semi-professional coaching with community development work for more than five years.
Paul’s aim is to give the young people of Featherstone and surrounding areas an opportunity to get involved in rugby league.
AMANDA COURTMAN – LEARNING MENTOR
Amanda joined the Rovers Foundation back in 2015 and held a key role within the club’s community arm ever since.
A qualified lecturer in Early Years, Amanda previously taught at Bradford College and has worked in education for more than two decades, gaining a wealth of experience along the way.
Amanda is a keen volunteer and works tirelessly to support the Wakefield & District Down’s Syndrome Support Group - a charity close to her heart.
She operates the Rovers Tots initiative, having originally been recruited to successfully deliver the Featherstone Improvers project.
LAUREN CROWCROFT – ALL STARS DANCE ACADEMY LEADER
Lauren is in charge of all things dance at the Big Fellas Stadium, heading up the club’s official cheerleading squad, while balancing her time with the Rovers Foundation alongside her university studies and her own dancing career.
A qualified sports leader, Lauren dances professionally for The Rugby League Rockettes and Pro Event, while overseeing the running of the Featherstone Rovers Dance Academy.
Lauren herself dances for the Featherstone Rovers All Stars and has previously enjoyed on-field performances at the Grand Final, Magic Weekend, English Futsal Finals, Tour De France opening ceremonies and more!