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Young Leaders

Find out what has been going on at the Panathlon Challenge.

St. Mary's Student gains work placement
Panathlon gives Young Leader platform for success

A first year student has been offered a work placement in a ‘Panathlon school’ after her performance as a...

April 20th, 2018


Tany's Dell
Deaf young leaders are “great role models”

Young sports leaders help Panathlon stage competitive sports events for over 10,000 disabled and SEN students every year, and...

May 9th, 2017


Panathlon's role in Jack's extraordinary journey
Panathlon’s role in Jack’s extraordinary journey

Jack Gair’s Panathlon journey began as a competitor and progressed to becoming an award-winning young leader and ambassador. Now...

May 9th, 2017


Shane Gunesh - Young Leader
Shane in line for Young Leader prize in USA

Shane Gunesh, winner of our 2016 Jack Petchey Foundation Young Leader of the Year award, has been shortlisted for...

March 28th, 2017


Learn to coach with Panathlon
Want to coach? Learn on the job with Panathlon

Students on sport and physical education courses wishing to expand their coaching skills by working with disabled children now...

November 23rd, 2016


Panathlon and St Mary's - a key partnership
St Mary’s partnership extended

The Panathlon Foundation has been involved with St Mary’s University in Twickenham for the past three years and we...

October 26th, 2016


Young Leader of the Year - David Ejinkonye
David Ejinkonye – Young Leader

16-year-old David Ejinkonye was named as Panathlon’s Young Leader of the Year in November 2014. The teenager, from Canning...

November 21st, 2014


Young Leaders in Action
Young Leaders with Learning Difficulties (Birmingham)

Phase 1 Leadership Training Panathlon trained Young Leaders from Victoria Special School (Moderate Learning Difficulty), Hall Green Special School...

July 1st, 2014


Ex-Competitors become Young Leaders
Young Leaders with Learning Difficulties (Surrey & Kent)

In addition to the hundreds of Young Leaders trained around the country in 2014, Panathlon has developed a Leadership...

June 30th, 2014