Our Team

Our Community team is made up within the Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities Registered Charity which was formed in April 2014. The team is responsible for funding and activities delivering The Bulldogs 5 Pillar Programme. See our Community Team below.

Mal Emerson

Mal Emerson

Chief Executive

Mal has extensive experience in community work and is the main source of funding income. He has managed a number of projects working within Port Talbot and has brought this knowledge together to help create the Bulldogs Partnership.

Sam Fox

Sam Fox

Bulldogs 5 Pillar Coordinator

Sam is our lead person on the Employability and Education Pillars, she has a vast amount of experience in the employability field and has substantial success in getting people into employment.

Ruth Llewellyn

Ruth Llewellyn

Office Manager

Ruth is a qualified accountant and looks after the companies Finances, Admin and HR.  Ruth is also our Safe Guarding Officer – a woman of many talents.  Ruth started out as a volunteer with The Bulldogs and is now employed with us part time. 

Simon Jones

Simon Jones

5 Pillar Mentor

Simon is a WABA Boxing Coach and also deals with all the secretarial work of the boxing club. During the day, Simon assists with the maintance of our fantastic facility. He has been a part of the club since the very beginning and gives many hours of his time.

Ella Smith

Ella Smith

5 Pillar Lead Mentor

Ella is qualified as a Level 2 Fitness instructor as well as a qualified Teacher and Pilates Instructor. Ella manages the F@B group for Looked After Children as well as taking the lead role within the Education Training and Employment Pillar, working closely with local schools to provide fitness and additional education. 

Sam O'Connor

Sam O'Connor

5 Pillar Mentor

Sam O’Connor is qualified as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor and WABA Club Coach. Sam works closely with Ella on the Support Services Pillar, helping to manage the F@B Group for looked After Children as well as being heavily involved in supporting Young Offenders and working with local schools under the Fitness and Boxing Pillar. Sam started with us as a Volunteer and has  progressed from a part time to a full time mentor. 

Simon Warren

Simon Warren

5 Pillar Mentor

 

Simon Warren is qualified as a Level 3 Fitness Instructor and is qualified in GP Referrals. Simon works closely with Ella on our Education and Engagement Programme, working with the local schools. 

 

Peter Jones

Peter Jones

5 Pillar Veteran Mentor

 

Peter is an Armed Forces Veteran that initally came to The Bulldogs to train and volunteer. Pete works part time supporting other veterans with their fitness,  finding employment or training and  making it easy for them to access the many other support organisations  we work in partnership with.