Dan represented his district and county in football before completing a Sport Science degree at LJMU. Following this Dan has worked in a range of football clubs, regional and national charities alongside completing his PhD. His research and main interests revolve around football having been a lifelong bluenose!

On top of being a Director at StreetSports Dan, is currently working as a Lecturer in Exercise, Activity and Health at the University of Derby, Dan is actively engaged in research and consultancy across a range of sport for change projects across the UK. A lot of this work focuses on helping organisations develop, understand effectiveness and measure impact.

I am proud to be part of such a forward thinking organisation!


Earliest sporting memory?

Playing in the freezing cold for Glenavon FC at the age of 6 where I met my best friends.

Greatest moment in StreetSports?

Getting to meet and work with great people who have a genuine enthusiasm to do something good for others.

Biggest lesson learned at StreetSports?

Learning new ways of doing things is key to success. Innovation in both partnerships and delivery is the way forward.

Best quote?

It’s good to talk.


Contact Dan on:


twitter: @parnell_daniel

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