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Sixth Form Lecture Series

Join us for the Spring Term Sixth Form Lecture Series, as we welcomed a host of varied lectures from some of the most experienced professionals in the country.

We hope you find the carefully curated programme both interesting and inspiring.

All lectures will take place in the Chemistry Lecture Theatre and will be followed by food in the Sixth Form Centre.

For more information please contact David Jordan.

Jack Buckner, Old Worksopian and CEO of British Swimming

Jack Buckner is the current CEO of British Swimming. 

Jack will be returning as CEO of British Swimming, an ex-athlete and ex-CEO of British Triathlon, to talk about his experiences in sport.

British Swimming is responsible for elite performances in swimming, diving and paraswimming.  Jack and his team are currently focused on the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games where Adam Peaty, James Guy, Duncan Scott, Tom Daley and Ellie Simmonds are amongst many medal contenders. 

Prior to leading British Swimming, Jack was CEO of British Triathlon. During his time there British Triathlon led the world with their best ever results at the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics featuring the Brownlee brothers, Vicky Holland and Non Stanford.

Jack is a former European 5000m champion and two time Olympian. 

He was one of Britain’s leading distance runners and his times remain in the top five on the UK all-time list 30 years later. After retiring from running, Jack worked for Adidas in the UK, Germany and the USA.  Over a ten year period in marketing, his roles included Head of International Business Units and Marketing Director for Adidas USA. 

After an unsuccessful venture as an apple orchard owner in New Zealand, Jack returned to the UK where prior to British Triathlon and British Swimming CEO roles, he worked as a Strategic Lead for Sport England.  Jack has also spent eight years as a NED for a NHS Foundation Trust hospital and is a current Trustee of the National Forest.  He has a lifelong commitment to sport from grassroots to the elite.

Interested? Secure your place by booking online.

Date: 21 Jan 2019
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Location: Worksop College
Price Free
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