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18 Weeks and Counting

18 Weeks and Counting

I will be 55 in just 18 weeks time. For me life will be able to take another step into the next season in my life.

When this happens I am hoping to make greater use of this site for my musings on life and the world around! I have one big interview in May which might put these plans back a little bit (about 4 years) but either way there will be more time for travel and writing.

Stay tuned.


Seasons in Life - The Next one for Andy and Saje Impact

There are seasons to life I believe. Well it certainly feels like that as I start September 201Changes in 2018!8.

A number of Sport Board positions come to their natural end after several years of voluntary service - The Sport & Recreation Alliance , Special Olympic and CIMSPA . I want to thank everybody who has helped and supported me during the last 8 years since leaving Parliament (losing the election!) and welcoming me into the world of sport.

It has been another fascinating learning curve working with a sector I have passion for and trying to bring a fresh perspective and influence practise and policy. I will continue to do this but in different ways over the next 'season', mainly through The Sports Think Tank and through SAJEIMPACT LTD where I have generated a series of partnerships to bring the best people I have worked with to the sector - like David Slemen Sport:80 Services Limited . As always Loughborough University Loughborough University London will play a large part of what I do.

I will announce a few new NED positions too over the coming weeks.

I have always had a passion for my home county so I will be doing more economic growth work in Leicestershire through the LLEP too

Here is to the new season. Even if that includes retiring formally from Birstall RFC!

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Coach Annie Z Launches Foundation WebSite

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:49

Coach Annie Z Launches Foundation WebSite

Coach Annie Z Launches Foundation WebSite

Winner of the 2015 Helen Rollason Award for Sport and Football coach Annie Zaidi has launched her new Foundation web site this week.

The multi award winning Annie Zaidi – known affectionately as Coach AnnieZ gave up her full time career to pursue her dream to be a football coach and loves sharing the story of her journey and what she has had to overcome to reach her goals.

Her Foundation is being set up to encourage the next generation of young people to achieve their goals in life..

At the Coach AnnieZ Foundation we empower, inspire and encourage girls and young women to realise their potential.

We support them to achieve their personal, social and educational goals, and become positive role models within their communities

Through mentoring:

Become more confident talking about yourself

Realise the importance of your education

Identify your own potential & how you can achieve it

Develop tools to manage your feelings appropriately

and through community coaching

We promote health and wellbeing

We focus on physical, mental and social development

We develop life skills.

At SajeImpact and through Green and Gold we would love you to help support Annie through her journey by supporting the Foundation and her work.

If you want to see how you can help or book Annie to be involved in your work please get in touch via her new website

Annie Z Said "This is the next step on an exciting journey. I want to share my passion for coaching and inspire otehrs to do what I have done."

Les Ferdinand Said

"Annie is really confident, she's good at what she does, I've been really impressed with what I've seen so far"

Wallace Hermitt Co-founder of the Black & Asian Coach Association & Coach AnnieZ Mentor

"She's a phenomenon, I tell everyone. No one believed me that this girl is going places"

Andy Reed said. "Since the first day I met Annie I was blown away with her passion and have been delighted to help her. A big thanks to TriggerMovement too who have helped get the site off the ground and to Green and Gold who are using their expertise in setting up Foundations to get Annie established. Anie really appreciates the team behind helping her achieve her plans."


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