Steven was appointed General Manager of Towers Health & Racquets Club in September 2016 and is a Leisure professional with over 10 years management experience working for IHG and Spirit Health & Fitness. Having graduated from Hull University with a degree in Sports Science and Business Management he moved straight into a graduate role with Spirit. Five successive promotions saw him work in a number of the companies 40 clubs and take on a variety of management roles. This included a duel site role responsible for the performance of two clubs and a regional support role focusing on driving business in the Health and Spa section of the company and providing additional support for 8 London clubs.
Along with his degree Steven has added further Leisure industry qualifications including Advanced Leisure Management, diploma in Performance Management, diploma in Advanced Leadership, Advanced Instructor Course and Pool Plant Operators Certificate. Notable career highlights came with an IHG employee of the year award in 2008 and a Club Manager of the year award in 2009. Steven also assisted Spirit Health and Fitness in winning the UK Active Flame award in 2013 for Health Club Operator of the Year.
Steven is a licenced level 3 England Squash Coach and in recent years has run his own Squash Coaching Company, teaching all levels and ages from beginner to advanced. He is a keen sportsman with cricket and Squash being his strongest disciplines. He has won the Bedfordshire County Squash tournament 7 times and will be happy to pass on some of this experience to the Squash playing members at the club.
Steven spent his school years at Bedford Modern and having lived for 7 years in London after university has now settled back in the county, living in Ampthill, with his wife and two young daughters. His spare time is either spent with his family or playing sport and he is certainly looking forward to getting his daughters involved with the racquets programme at the club.
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