The Tees Active Sports Academy supports local athletes to achieve their very best. From figure skating and slalom, boxing and athletics and many other sports, we support local young talent to reach for the stars! Members of Tees Active’s Sports Academy have represented the North East around the world, taking part in and winning a variety of championships. Some have even represented our country in the Olympics!
K1M Canoe slalom
As a member of Tees Active’s Sports Academy since 2013, Jake has taken part in many competitions and has achieved a great deal.
GB U18 Team 2018
Ranked 9th in the UK 2019, England National Team at the Panceltic Cup, England Performance Squad U23, England National Squad U18, Northern Super regional squad U16, Northern Regional Squad U16 and Tees Tigers Canoe Club.
Italy, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, France
Loves outdoor sports and being outdoors
Athletics, 100m, 200m and Long Jump
Since joining the academy in 2015, Amy represented Scotland at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and was the GB team captain at the World Junior Games 2017. Growing from strength to strength, Amy has achieved a great deal and has plans to achieve more.
IPC World Junior Games 2017 – 100m bronze, 200m gold & long jump gold
Commonwealth Games 2018 & London Anniversary Games 2019
Brazil, Holland, Switzerland & Australia
Currently in her final year of MSci Sport and Exercise Science degree
Canoe Slalom – Canoe and Kayak
Daisy has been a member of the academy since 2013, she is a passionate athlete who has accomplished a great deal and shows no signs of slowing down.
Earned Silver representing Team GB at the World Championships in Ivrea (Canoe) J18 Team Event 2018
Represented GB at European Championships in Bratislava (Canoe) J18 2018 – 9th place
Italy, Slovakia, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Austria
Daisy is an Ambassador for the Holocaust Educational Trust
As a member of the academy since 2019, Sophie is a passionate skater who has achieved a great deal in a short space of time.
1st place at the North East Opens
Enjoys keeping fit
Competes & trains in Scotland & Wales
Would like to skate on cruise ships in the future
As a member of the academy since June 2019, Faith is skating from strength to strength and has a promising future ahead of her.
1st place at the British Young Stars Competition & finalist at the Evening Gazette Awards
Member of the British Young Stars Development Team
Very fitness focused and recently taken up Spinning
Faith is very artistic
As a member of the academy since 2019, Jacob is a passionate Goalie who protects his house and has achieved a great deal in a short space of time.
All Star Award when representing North East England
Team England u15’s, Northern Conference u11’s, u13’s, u15’s & u17’s
Nickname in school was Crouchy
Enjoys playing video games in his spare time
Since joining the academy in 2017, Annalise has shown dedication and passion for her sport and has achieved great things.
Qualified for the British Championships in 2017 & 2018
Wants to travel the world
Likes to cook
Since joining the academy in 2015, Smokin’ Joe has gone from strength to strength. Former Team GB amateur boxer Joe, is now a professional boxer fighting in Flyweight, Super flyweight categories.
Won 3 Gold medals in international tournaments
Member of Team GB Olympic Boxing 2014-2016
Germany, Finland, Ireland, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania
Joe loves to cook
K1 Canoe Slalom
As a member of the academy since 2019, Eve is an experienced problem solver who tackles the Whitewater with confidence and precision.
1st International Podium Position in 2017 Flattach Austria
Currently ranked 14th in Premier Division in UK
Spain, France, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Austria
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