Profile: David McDermott

Bio David has both playing and coaching experience in England and the USA. David attended university in the USA, where he completed his undergrad while on a four year football scholarship at Franklin Pierce University. David was then hired through the University as an assistant coach while completing his MBA. David also works for Liverpool John Moores University, where he is a Sport Scholarship Manager, who supports Olympic and professional [...]

 

 
 
 

Ash Taylor Soccer School Schools

The Ash Taylor Soccer Schools have had an amazing response from all involved. Children and young people from the Wirral have been completing soccer and boxing sessions and classes this week in Neston. The Street Sports team are so pleased to see how much all the children are enjoying themselves. Dave McDermott said:   “The whole week has been superb and both the coaches and children have loved every minute! We [...]

 

Find your MO-tivation

At Street Sports our aim is help the people and communities on the Wirral and Merseyside get fit. To live happier and healthier lives. We are not ‘just saying’ this, we genuinely want to help people. We are a social enterprise, which means we are not for profit and limited by guarantee (so we just cover costs and time). We want to offer affordable opportunities and develop people through activity and [...]

 

Street Sports Olympic Trip

Matt & Dave from Street Sports took time out of their busy schedule to visit the Olympic park last week. During their visit they had an opportunity to watch the GB Boxing Team (check out our work in boxing here) perform at the Excel, attend a Hockey match between Belgium & Korea and get inside the spectacular Olympic stadium to watch the Athletics. Trying not to harp on about ‘legacy’ [...]

 

Street Feet Running Club and Run England

Street Feet Running Club becomes official running partner of Run England. Street Sports are delighted to announce that the ‘Street Feet’ Running Club is now an official partner of the ‘Run England’ programme after members of the team completed the ‘National Leadership in Running Course’ course at Kirkby Sports College on Saturday 14thJuly. This is a great step for Street Feet, as the running club continues to enhance the service it provides [...]

 

Street Feet Running Club

    Street Feet Running Club – be part of it. Being part of a running club can bring physical and social benefits contributing to your health and well-being.  When you join the Street Feet Running Club we will help you achieve measurable health and fitness goals, in a fun and friendly atmosphere where you will meet great people and be supported by a fantastic team. The runners involved in so far [...]

 

Street Feet Running Club | Update

Street Feet running club gets off to a flyer The Sun is shining down over the World Famous Liverpool Liver birds, the sky is blue and the waters of the River Mersey remain perfectly still only being disrupted by the last of the Liverpool Ferry’s completing its final journey of the day.  But on the shiny new brick pavement leading at the start of Seacombe Ferry Promenade, stands 10 runners [...]

 

Street Fitness | Ash Taylor pulls no punches on route to fitness

  Street Fitness | Ash Taylor We are proud to have taken on our first professional athlete as part of Street Fitness. Ash Taylor a professional footballer at Tranmere Rovers FC joined Street Sports Directors Matt and Dave for a fitness power session to help prepare the defensive central midfielder for his forthcoming pre-season training. Ash is a versatile player who has carved out his position in TRFC’s first team this [...]

 

Street Soccer | Promoting Health and Fitness

Street Soccer covers the lifespan from young ones to older fellas! Street Sports have been applauded for the work providing soccer / football health and fitness training, as part of their Masters Football programme. This culminated in our unique men’s health training event in Birkenhead, Merseyside on Monday 11th June. This work has been in partnership with a range of local organisations including Wirral NHS and Age UK Wirral, whilst also receiving [...]

 

 
 
 

Street Sports | Mike Tyson

We are proud that Mike Tyson was able to help us establish Street Sports and our work in boxing and fitness across Liverpool and Merseyside over the past couple of years. Mike has like others reformed himself into society. But here is a brief insight into his beginnings. After being picked up by police at 12 with $1,500 in his pockets, Tyson was sent to a detention centre, where he [...]