Sports Leaders

Our Leadership Academy gives committed young people the chance to gain fantastic skills and experience through work experience placements, volunteering and sports internships.

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We encourage young people to volunteer at the many sports events and competitions we organise for primary children.

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Merton Stars

We love to celebrate our young people's achievements. Nominate yourself or someone else.

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Work Experience and Internships

Check out our popular work experience placements and sports internships opportunities.

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We provide exciting opportunities for young people of all abilities and backgrounds.

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At Merton, we encourage players, volunteers and spectators to positively support the whole team.

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hours volunteered by our young sports interns since 2011.
sports leaders, interns and young volunteers we support every year

Benefits of regular physical activity


Regular exercise is crucial to both physical and mental health.


Sporting achievements can develop confidence and self-belief.


Sports leadership improves communication, organisation and leadership skills.


Forge friendships and socialise - in school time and in holidays.