Hall of Fame

Since the very start, Superschools has worked in schools with Britain's greatest ever athletes.

Their involvement has propelled us to where we are today. We are honoured to have worked with such sporting icons and still occasionally work with them today.

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Daley Thompson

With four world records, two Olympic gold medals, three Commonwealth  titles, and wins in the World and European Championships, Thompson is considered by many to be one of the greatest decathletes of all time. Robert Chalmers described him as "the greatest all-round athlete this country has ever produced"

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Brian Jacks

Brian is a British judoka who won Britain's first medal at a world championship, taking a bronze in Salt Lake City in 1967. He gained a second bronze at the 1972 Munich Olympics and later achieved national fame for his outstanding performances on the BBC programme Superstars. Brian dominated the British and European version of the contest from 1979 to 1980, winning four titles.

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Jamie Baulch

Jamie won the 400 metres gold medal at the 1999 World Indoor Championships. As a member of British 4 × 400 metres relay team, he won a gold medal at the 1997 World Championships, and silver medal at the 1996 Olympic Games. He represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games where he won an individual silver and a bronze medal in the 4 × 400 m relay.

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Sharron Davies

Sharron won a silver medal in the 400-metre individual medley at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow, and two gold medals at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton. Since retiring from the sport, she has worked as television presenter and served as a patron of charities for disabled children and fitness

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Dame Kelly Holmes

Dame Kelly specialised in the 800 metres and 1500 metres events and won a gold medal for both distances at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She set British records in numerous events and still holds the records over the 600, 800 and 1000 metre distances.

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Iwan Thomas

Thomas is a former European and Commonwealth Games champion.

Thomas's coach for much of his running career was Mike Smith, formerly coach to British 400 m runners Roger BlackTodd Bennett and Paul Harmsworth also hurdler Kriss Akabusi. Thomas was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1998

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Roger Black

During Roger's athletics career, he won individual silver medals in the 400 metres sprint at both the Olympic Games and World Championships, two individual gold medals at the European Championships, and 4x400 metres relay gold medals at both the World and European Championships

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Kriss Akabusi

Kris has accomplished multiple podium titles at the largest events athletics has to offer. With his addictive personality, Kris has helped us reached out to thousands of children throughout the UK. Since retiring from athletics, he has worked as a television presenter and motivational speaker

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