Our guest in this episode is Justin Merritt, Founder and CEO of Ignite Sport UK and Sporting Director of Oxford City FC.
Over the last 20 years, the company has developed from school and holiday camp coaching to coach education and supporting the growth of the sector at large.
A passionate advocate of grassroots sport in particular football he has been instrumental in creating a community hub around the facilities and activities of Oxford City FC.
We discuss Justin’s early life and business ventures and how he has used his experience to launch and scale Ignite Sport UK.
We also talk about the importance of building a core team and empowering them to grow their areas of the business, as well as the challenges that come with growing rapidly.