Emily Burns


Emily graduated Sheffield Hallam University with a BSc in Sport Development with Coaching. Due to many different volunteer opportunities during her time as a student, upon graduating she trained as a volunteer co-ordinator supporting the students union on various projects and engaging local communities.

Emily’s involvement in the sport, education and voluntary sectors in the North East spans over 6 years, most recently working for Sports Leaders UK before joining the Sported team.

During her career Emily has also worked in America, Australia and Canada, taking in new experiences of working with young children across the world confirmed her passion and love for working with children and young people back in her home region of the North East and she is very excited to be part of the region’s development.