Danny has devoted his whole life to working with children and encouraging them into sport and helping them to achieve their best as a pe teacher then a headteacher in which he took a failing school and turned it into an outstanding school and sports college as judged by OFSTED. Despite having a triple bypass in 2004 he continued to work tirelessly as a headteacher and within the community and was asked in 2008 to take on a consultant headteacher role in Kent to help maximise 2012 opportunities for the 600 schools and hundreds of thousands of young people in Kent schools . His work has been recognised nationally receiving 2 LOCOG INSPIRE marks for learning programmes supporting the Get SET EDUCATION programme making Kent one of the most active Get SET 2012 counties in the UK. His work in school sport in delivering the Kent School Games which involved over 30000 young people taking part in competitive sport has been adopted for the framework of the National School Games 2012 legacy programme. Danny will be 61 in AUGUST 2012 having devoted his life to young people for 40 years and to be nominated as a torch bearer would be a fitting tribute in recognition of his outstanding service and a marvellous way to start his retirement. Knowing Danny within his retirement he will continue to find a voluntary role helping young people to lead active and positive lifes.