Meet the team

The Link team consists of a selection of full and part time personnel who are dedicated to finding you the perfect venue, and supporting activities within them.

Nicki Bowering

Development Manager

Nicki has been with the Link since 2013 and has been essential in building it to the success it is today. Nicki oversees the Link, its team and facilities. If you are interested in partnering with the Link or interested in the services it offers than get in touch with Nicki.

As an avid sports fan and the in house adventure junkie her hobbies include travelling and walking. She has travelled widely to many places around the world.

Nicki studied sports science as her degree and that lead her to pursue a career in this area. She is a qualified swim teacher, first aider and a lifeguard.

 

Given a choice of anyone to ask to dinner, who would it be?

“It’s an interesting question, but probably Prince Harry. He seems pretty grounded, and it would be interesting to talk to him about what it is like to be a member of the royal family, and discuss his charity work.”

Ewan Darlington

Leisure Assistant

Ewan is another active member of our team, who started working for the Link by providing lifeguard cover for the primary school swims. He has also assisted the Aquarius swim club with their swimathon adventure. He is now a part-time member of the team primarily running the office on Friday and Sunday.

Ewan’s hobbies include Rugby, Motorsports and Sleeping. He is in his final year at the sixth form at Sandbach School. Studying hard to achieve his A-levels he hopes to study mechanical engineering at university.

 

Given a choice of anyone to ask to dinner, who would it be?

“Oooh that’s an interesting question. I could be deep here and choose a famous physicist or psychologist. No, I’d choose Peter Kay, mainly because I bet he is just as funny and nice in real life”

Chris Calvert

Leisure Assistant

Chris joined the Link team early in 2018. Chris is a part-time member of staff, usually found on site on a Sunday. He is a graduate of Sandbach School so is very familiar with the school and its facilities.

Chris is currently attending Manchester University studying towards his masters degree in biology. Chris’ hobbies include Rugby, music and food.

 

Given a choice of anyone to ask to dinner, who would it be?

“Given a choice I’d invite James Conner, the American Football Player. I’d like to talk to him about his career and how inspirational he is to fight back from Cancer and play again”

Hope Voyce

Lifeguard/Leisure Assistant

Hope has been with the Link since 2017 and is a student in Sandbach sixth form studying towards her A-Levels.
Hope has a love of art and can often be found drawing in her spare time. She enjoys indoor climbing , make-up, and is an active member of the Navy CCF (Combined Cadet Force).

 

Given a choice of anyone to ask to dinner, who would it be?

“If I choose anyone, I’d probably choose Lucinda “Lulu” Jane Guinness, the famous designer. I’d like to talk to her about how she started and how she continues to find inspiration.”

George Cole

Lifeguard

George has been with the Link since 2017 and is a student in Sandbach sixth form studying towards his A-Levels.
George’s interests include rugby and gym fitness. He is a keen player of rugby and represents the school in the first team.

 

Given a choice of anyone to ask to dinner, who would it be?

“If I could invite anyone, it’d would be one of two people. I’d enjoy talking to Anthony Joshua as he is a cool guy. If he was busy it would have to be Paul Fisher so that he could teach me how to DJ.”

George Higginson

Lifeguard/Leisure Assistant

George Higginson joined the team in 2018 and like some of the others knows the school extremely well as he is a current sixth form student in the school. George is also the acting Head boy of the school.
George’s hobbies include: rock climbing, horse riding and he is an active member of the Army CCF. He is working towards studying veterinary medicine at university before joining the Royal Army Veterinary Corps.

 

Given a choice of anyone to ask to dinner, who would it be?

“Easy, it would be Alex Honnold, the first climber to free solo El Capitan in Yosemite. He is a real inspiration, it would be great to meet and talk to him.”

Matt Dalton

Leisure Assistant/Lifeguard

Matt is one of the newest members of staff at the Link and he is a student here in the sixth form.  Matt is working towards getting good grades which will enable him to attend either Manchester or Sheffield University.

Matt’s hobbies include Manchester City FC, swimming, playing the guitar and the band Oasis.

Matt said his unusual fact was that he managed to come both first and last in a Triathlon – he was the only one to enter in his age group!

Given a choice of anyone to ask to dinner, who would it be?

“Noel Gallagher with Liam coming in a bit later just to stir things up a bit!!”

Adam Binner

Lifeguard

Adam Binner is one of our team of lifeguards. He is also our in house fitness nut, a regular visitor to the gym he is also highly active in sports, enjoying both playing and following rugby and football. When he is not doing this he enjoys chilling out listening to music.

Adam is currently studying towards his A levels and would like to ultimately go to university and study computer science.

 

Given a choice of anyone to ask to dinner, who would it be?

“I guess it would have to be Steven Gerrard. I’m an active supporter of Liverpool and as one of the clubs greatest players it would be great to talk about his career and hear stories from his time with the club.”