Nantwich Talented Athlete Represents England Hockey Team

By Matthew Shannon June 26, 2023

Nantwich Talented Athlete Represents England Hockey Team

Jake Holland, Everybody Health and Leisure Talented Athlete

Jake Holland, Everybody Health and Leisure Talented Athlete

Jake Holland from Nantwich, Cheshire is a Crewe Vagrants 1st team hockey player and Brine Leas School pupil. Jake represented England as a member of the Under 16 Hockey team in a 4 Nations invitational series and ended up winning the tournament!

Jake is part of Everybody Health and Leisure’s Talented Athlete Support Scheme and has been training regularly, benefitting from the industry leading equipment, at Nantwich Leisure Centre. This work rate and continued commitment saw Jake progress, being selected as part of the England Hockey squad. He is now looking forward to selection for training camps in Scotland and Germany leading up to an eight nations tournament in Granada, Spain.

Everybody’s Talented Athlete Support Scheme focuses on supporting local talented sports individuals to enable them to achieve sporting excellence.

Jake Holland, Talented Athlete at Everybody Health and Leisure shares,

“The whole weekend was an amazing experience from start to finish.  Putting on the England shirt and singing the national anthem is something I will never forget. They are a great group of lads, we all get on really well and I love being a part of it!”

Keith Rogers, Youth Participation and Talent Lead at Everybody Health and Leisure shared:

“Jake has worked incredibly hard to be selected for his country and we are delighted to be able to support athletes like Jake with our facilities and play a part in assisting them to achieve their goals, good luck Jake! If you are a rising sporting athlete in Cheshire we would love to hear from you. For an application form simply register your details via our email, [email protected] .”

Everybody recognise the importance of supporting local talented athletes enabling them to pursue sporting excellence. Their scheme provides a platform for those who are rising stars in their chosen sport and want to benefit from accessing swim, gym, athletics tracks and group fitness classes, to support with their training. Everybody have different membership tiers in the scheme including, Foundation, Bronze, Silver and Gold and to be accepted for a chosen category an athlete must meet the specified criteria.

Visit below to find out more about Everybody Health and Leisure’s Talented Athlete Support Scheme –


Notes to Editor

Everybody Health and Leisure are a registered charity which aims to provide ‘leisure for life’ by improving the health and wellbeing of local communities. The charity operates 16 leisure facilities including 9 swimming pools and 7 Taste for Life cafes across the Cheshire East region, and delivers a range of targeted health, sports and disability and inclusion programmes. For more information please visit: or follow on Twitter @ebleisure.

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