Sports Ambassadors

We offer a unique and inspirational programme for our pupils to participate in, with current high profile coaches and performers visiting Lincoln Minster School.

Sessions planned with our Sports Ambassadors every half term.

Pupils can take part in sessions with the aims to see what it takes to be an elite performer, training methods and to look at the psychology traits needed to being an elite performer. Pupils will have the opportunity to take part in sessions with the Sports Ambassadors as the coach.

Evening session are held for parents to attend, meeting with ambassadors and learning about their experience of coaching, how to support young performers, as well as, how to cope with studies and playing at an elite level.

Sports Ambassadors Programme at Lincoln Minster School

Meet our Sports Ambassadors


Sports Ambassador at Lincoln Minster School
Sports Ambassadors at Lincoln Minster School
Sports Ambassadors at Lincoln Minster School
Sports Ambassador at Lincoln Minster School

Poppy Miller

Commentator – Sideline Reporter – Host of Q Trivia –  TV Digital Host 

Graduating from the University of South Carolina Beaufort with a degree in Communications Studies degree, past LMS pupil Poppy went on to intern at local news stations WHHI TV before becoming lead host of live daily trivia app The Q Trivia.

Poppy is currently commentator and sideline reporter for Charleston Battery Soccer Club. She commentates all home and away matches, broadcast on ESPN+. She is the only female Play by Play commentator in the league.

Jordan Olowofela

Full Back for  Leicester Tigers

Former LMS pupil, Jordan started his first Premiership game verses Worcester a Warriors at Full Back for Leicester Tigers. Jordan managed to get 80 minutes under his belt, gaining a huge amount of experience. The summer of 2018 has was called up to the full England Senior Training Camp.

Having the opportunity to train with the country’s best English players is an unbelievable chance for Jordan and opportunity to build on the fantastic World Cup he had with the England U20’s.

Ryan Olowofela

England National Rugby Sevens Player  

Past pupil Ryan starred for LMS in all sports but with notable success in Rugby.
Ryan left in 2014 to join Leicester Tigers Academy set up and has gone on to make quite a name for himself in the world of Rugby.

Ryan excelled in the England set ups and was offered the opportunity to play Rugby 7’with England, the 7’s game has suited his speed, agility, strength and flair. As a result, Ryan has played in virtually all of the World 7’s Series 2018. Ryan’s first World Series try was scored against Russia at the Hamilton tournament. Ryan’s stand out try’s against Argentina and Samoa demonstrated his great speed and power. Ryan has also captained England 7’s on the European Circuit.

Elizabeth Simmonds

Double Olympian –  Double European Champion – World/Commonwealth Medallist Blogger – Speaker – Mentor

At 14, whilst attending LMS, Lizzie won 5 golds at the European Youth Olympic Games and 6 golds at the European Junior. She qualified for her first senior team at 15, and her first Olympic Games in 2008, aged 17, finishing sixth in the 200m backstroke. Lizzie was twice crowned senior European Champion, collecting a number of medals at Commonwealth Games and World Championship competitions. Lizzie competed at the London Olympic Games in 2012, achieving a fourth place finish in the 200m backstroke.

Now the Vice Chair of the British Olympic Association Athletes’ Commission, Lizzie brings knowledge and expertise to Team GB athlete support programmes and promotes athlete welfare across the high-performance system. She is passionate about using her experiences from elite sport to help young people develop and thrive.

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