Welcome To Icon Sports Solutions
Icon Sports Solutions was created by Derek O'Riordan, a sports industry professional and a member of The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport & Physical Activity. Derek has spent years gaining credible experience in various strands of sports and club development. Establishing community engagement and participation programmes, engaging in social inclusion projects, leading on and developing course content for coach education and delivering sports performance programmes as well as the day to day running of sports clubs. It is this diverse range of experiences that allows Icon Sports Solutions to best meet the needs of their clients on an operational or consultancy basis.
Icon Sports Solutions has five core services we provide; Fundraising | Bid Writing | Partnerships | Project Management | Course & Workshop Development
Fundraising & Bid Writing is our most requested service and is key to the success of our clients projects in terms of ensuring their sustainability. Icon Sports Solutions dilligently disect our clients projects or proposals and matches their outcomes to the criteria set out in funders application guidance notes. This means Icon Sports Solutions will only ever apply to the schemes that are aligned to your projects vision.
Icon Sports Solutions understand that no two clients or two projects are the same. With that perspective we take a client centred approach. This means we aim to understand what your needs are, where your vision game from and what motivates you to being that vision to life. We align Icon Sports Solutions to meet your needs and devote our time and experience to ensuring you recieve the best level of service possible.
It is this alignment coupled with our passion for the development of sport and physical activity that allows us to work collaboratively with you and build the credible and meaningful partnerships your project requires.
"Derek is insightful creative and driven, he quickly visualised our organisations development priorities and took direction action to support us to achieve them. Combined with his straightforward approach to business negotiations has made it easy for Trust Rugby International to welcome Icon Sports Solutions as a valued strategic partner." Jamie Armstrong - Development Director | Trust Rugby International (SCIO)
Why not find out for yourself what Icon Sports Solutions can do with you and your club or organisation. Derek is flexible and commited to meeting your needs and he understands that clubs do not work a 9 to 5. Evening consultations are available in person or via skype so please contact us to arrange yours.
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Icon Sports Solutions aim to be an approachable and equitable company who are client centred and we hope this is evidenced on our website.
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