SOA welcomes Denise and Judy to the team!

The SOA team is delighted to introduce our two newest SOA team members, Denise Martin and Judy Bell! We hope you join us in giving them a warm welcome as they embark on their roles as Coaching & Volunteering Officer and Regional Development Officer (East) respectively.

Denise has recently taken on the role of Coaching & Volunteering Officer and joins us from a history within Polar Guiding. A regular face with Moravian, Denise comes with a huge amount of energy and enthusiasm for outdoor activity and learning. Denise will be working with us 3 days a week.

If you are interested in learning more about coach or volunteering development opportunities please get in touch with Denise (

Judy brings to the team a range of volunteering experiences within ESOC and will be a familiar face to many. Judy will support clubs within the East region with their development needs and bring a wealth of first hand experience to the role. Judy is working on a 2 day a week basis and will work closely with Sarah Dunn (North RDO) and also the West RDO, when appointed.

Judy can be contacted at

We are excited to have new faces and experiences in our team and are looking forward to the year ahead as we seek to fill the Administrative Assistant, Marketing Officer and RDO West roles as soon as possible.