Football: Ashby Ivanhoe Join Forces With Leicester City Legend

By Graham Hill

13th Mar 2020 | Local Sport

Image: Ashby Ivanhoe FC Facebook page
Image: Ashby Ivanhoe FC Facebook page

Ashby Ivanhoe FC have teamed up with ME Sports and Education to work with the club and community.

ME Sports and Education is owned by former Leicester City captain Matt Elliott.

The company provides sports coaching and instruction to schools, colleges, clubs and independent organisations throughout Leicestershire and the Midlands.

And Ashby Ivanhoe chairman Stuart Bonser said: "We've been working alongside ME Education for some time as a club and we're delighted they have agreed to join us as our preferred training and education partner."

The managing director of ME Education, Richard Hill, added: "We're delighted to be in partnership with Ashby Ivanhoe Football Club.

"They're clearly a club with ambition. They're clearly a club with ambition and we're looking forward to being a part of things moving forward.

"ME Sports will be working with Ashby Ivanhoe's 'In The Community' programme' delivering quality grass roots sports in schools and the local community, as well as well as holding regular holiday activity clubs.

"Ashby Ivanhoe will also be establishing a BTEC study programme and regular traineeships for 16-19 year olds,

"We will be working in partnership to provide the local community and businesses with our service offerings in workforce development, apprenticeship and adult skills, as well as a coaching development programme to improve the quality of coaching within the club, which, in turn, will delivery results for the players both on and off the field. Very exciting times ahead."

Over the coming weeks, Ashby Ivanhoe and ME Sports and Education will announce a calendar of events, the first one being an Easter Holiday Activity Club running from April 6.


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