Paul first made contact with Premier Sport in March 2014 and subsequently attended a discovery day at the end of March. Paul is married and lives in Amersham, Buckinghamshire. He will be operating in the Kingston on Thames territory.
After 25 years working for one of the world’s best known premium golfing brands, Paul decided to take control and seek a career change. He had achieved sales success at Ping by offering over 130 golf professionals and retail outlets superior service and providing a professional and consultative approach.
It was Paul’s familiarity with presenting a premium product combined with his natural sporting passion along with his parents both being school teachers that he became interested in Premier Sport.
It quickly became apparent that Premier Sport offered everything that Paul was seeking in terms of career change and business opportunity. He’s a county tennis player and is a fully qualified LTA tennis coach. He’s also been involved in the golfing industry (he plays off a single handicap). It is worth noting that whilst Paul was undertaking his due diligence in Premier Sport he was also attending job interviews to ensure that he was 100% committed on running his own business. This proved a positive exercise as it fully confirmed that he did not want to go back into corporate life but take control and run his own children’s activity business.
Paul had a busy few months ahead of him as he balanced launching his Premier Sport business with moving house into the franchise territory. The end result was worth it as Paul and his wife will be able to enjoy their desired work life balance.
Adam Palmer has achieved great success with his Premier Sport business and can easily demonstrate his passion for getting children active.
Jeff Abram has launched his Premier Sport business in Marston Green, Birmingham.
Peter Grimley started his business in Bognor Regis after first making contact with Premier Sport a year before.
Debbie Mitchell has invested in the Premier Platinum business package which provides her with the ability to operate both Premier Sport and Premier Performing Arts.
Vince Gordon has launched his Premier Sport business in Kings Heath, Birmingham after first making contact with Premier Sport in April 2014.
Marcus Lahiff, a young entrepreneur, runs his Premier Sport business in East Ham, London.
The growth that Steve Hart and Paul Furniss have achieved demonstrates what can be achieved by sheer hard work, enthusiasm and of course a proven business model.
Dan Gyles launched his Premier Sport business in September in the Twickenham territory.
Premier Education Group welcome former Police Officer, Simon Gibbons, to the Premier Sport network.
Premier Sport is delighted to welcome Gareth Owen who launched his Blackpool territory in September 2015.
Peter Bulteel is the latest in a long line of primary and secondary school teachers to join Premier Sport.
Samantha Barton joins the Premier network from the Leisure Industry where she worked as Community Engagement Manager in Suffolk.
Before I started with Premier it never entered my head I would even run my own business, let alone three, successfully. I never dreamt I would do the things I now do as daily routines, and couldn't see myself being in this position without the guidance and support I have received.Danny Bloomfield, Franchisee for Suffolk, Norfolk and Kent
I would definitely recommend Premier and franchising to people looking for a business. I really enjoy it. Being my own boss, the money, working in sport and being a role model for children in the area.Gareth Simpson, franchisee in Cambridge and Newmarket
Our objectives are to continue to grow the business and create a strong and outstanding workforce. I would recommend this opportunity to anyone, there is a great support network using a tried and tested model made successful by many franchisees with a wealth of experience plus Premier Sport are constantly investing to develop our businesses and brand.Gavin Winter, Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
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