Community Overview

Leicester City in the Community Overview

LCitC harnesses the power of football to inspire individuals to achieve their full potential.


Leicester City in the Community

Leicester City in the Community rebranded in August 2019 with a new logo, name and three-year strategy.

Click HERE to download the Leicester City in the Community strategy and Click HERE to download Leicester City in the Community's annual report for 2019-20.

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To help us understand some of the challenges arising from the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we continue to support individuals and families in our local communities, we would like you to spend five minutes completing this survey.

Leicester City in the Community staff:

Adam Martin – Community Sports Coach

Alex Evans – STEM and Outdoor Learning Coordinator

Ali Adnan – Kicks Coordinator 

Allison Tripney – Head of Community

Amelia Paynter – Inspire Coordinator 

Andy Turney – Primary Stars Coach

Dan Mitchinson – Community Engagement Manager

Dave Eassom – Health and Wellbeing Coach

Dylan Mistry – Inspire Coach

Ed Garnett – Football Development Coordinator

Elliot Owens – Media and Promotions Coordinator

Emma Lowry – Education Manager

Giorgia Ashberry-Sharp – Inspire Coach

Glenn Short – Primary Stars Coordinator

Jake Mayes – Inspire Coach

John Olaleye – Education Engagement Manager

Jo Rogerson – Accountant

Jo Sjoberg – RTC Club Manager

Joe Hopewell – Community Coach

Kieran Farkas – Primary Stars Coach

Kwesi Darkwa Ampadu – Inspire Coach 

Luke Dixon - Charnwood Coach

Marie Widerman – Insight, Impact and External Funding Manager

Matt Bray – Health and Wellbeing Manager

Michael Gilmore – Grassroots Coordinator

Patrick Cox – Inclusive Practice Coach

Paul Blagrove – Senior Kicks Coordinator

Rachel Robinson – Inspire Coach

Raff Long – RTC Technical Director

Rebecca Pawley - Operations Assistant 

Ryan Bromyard – Primary Stars Coach

Sarah Jones – Inclusive Practice Coach

Sheila Capper - Outdoor Learning Coach

Simon Crockett – Safeguarding Lead

Tom Twigg – Charnwood Coordinator

Zoe Buller – Inspire Coach

For general Leicester City in the Community enquiries:

Contact us:

Leicester City in the Community
Leicester City Football Club
King Power Stadium
Filbert Way

Phone: 0116 2915223

Chair of the Trustees
Mike Kapur OBE

Susan Whelan
Mags Mernagh
Jon Rudkin

Independent Trustees
John Byrne (Safeguarding Lead)
John Folwell
Andrew Beddow


If you have a concern to raise on any LCitC programme or activities which you, or your child are participating in, you can speak to: 

LCitC Designated Safeguarding Lead: Simon Crockett
07714 133 747

You can find alternative safeguarding contacts HERE.

If you are worried about the immediate safety or welfare of a child, young person or adult at risk please contact:

Police – 999 (Emergency)

Police – 101 (Non-Emergency)

NSPCC – 0808 800 5000 (24 hour helpline) or

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