Meet The Team

Nathen Sutton

Nathan Sutton:
Managing Director

Nathan has been with Ministry4Sport for 9 years and has a degree in Criminology and Sports Science. He is a keen sportsman and has represented local football and cricket teams for Newcastle Town and Newcastle and Hartshill. He now also coaches at Newcastle under Lyme college.

James Askey

James Askey:
Managing Director

James has been with the company since 2010 after leaving Macclesfield Town where he spent three years as a full time footballer, playing in the club’s youth and reserve teams, making the first team squad on three occasions. James studied at Staffordshire University graduating in 2014 with a BA (Hons).

Sam Bradbury

Sam Bradbury: Coaching Director

Sam joined M4S after leaving Newcastle under Lyme College. Sam has progressed to become Head Coach and has been important in the development of our popular Fizzytotz programme. Sam also plays football and was part of the Norton United squad that reached the FA Cup First Round.

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Aaron Bott: Community Manager

As community manager, Aaron overlooks current community programmes, as well as developing new programmes & activities as well as his coaching role. He also plays semi-professional football for Newcastle Town.  

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Dan Trickett-Smith: Coach

Dan is an ex-professional footballer for Liverpool who has recently returned to the country after a stint with American football club, Sacramento Republic. Dan currently plays football for semi professional club Leek Town.


Jordan Thompson: Coach

Jordan currently studies a BTEC Level 3 in Sports Coaching, development and fitness and combines this with his coaching for Ministry4Sport. Jordan also coaches his local under 12’s football team as well as playing himself on a Sunday for Eastwood Hanley.

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Thomas Mason: Coach

Thomas currently works for M4S alongside his studies where he his furthering his development in coaching. He is a keen cricketer & represents Kidsgrove Cricket Club featuring for the first team.

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