Luke Stott joins BSUK as Autumn Intern

Thu 6 Oct 2016


Luke Stott, who has been selected as BSUK’s new Autumn Intern, officially took up his role on Thursday 29 September when he met with other staff at the BSUK office in Central London.

The post will run through Christmas.

Luke’s main responsibility in his new role will be to support BSUK National Development Manager Will Lintern and the Operations Department with administration, planning and delivery associated with the Talent and High Performance programmes, the BSUK Coach Summit and Coach Education.

In addition, Luke will make use of his journalistic and media experience to provide content for BSUK’s various media outlets.


Experience

Luke Stott comes to BSUK having already accumulated extensive experience in sport.  A former international sprinter, Luke spent four years writing for Athletics Weekly before joining UK Athletics and helping to redesign their coach education system. 

More recently, Luke has been a leading figure in university baseball and softball in the UK, principally as President of the Loughborough University Baseball and Softball Club.  He was responsible for creating and organising the M1ST and EMIC Tournaments along with the University All-Star Game.

Luke also helped to create the National University Baseball League (NUBL), featuring 16 university teams split across three divisions playing a total of 70 games, the most extensive and ambitious university-based baseball league ever attempted in the UK.

Speaking about his appointment Luke said, “With baseball and softball back in the Olympics and huge change going on in our sport, this is a fantastic time to be working with BSUK to face these exciting new challenges.”

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