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Tigers Time Team

Leicester Tigers Time Team

Scott Clarke

In 2002, after 10 years working in the Finance Industry, Scott Joined Tigers as the first full time Rugby Development Officer in a new Community Department. Having grown up locally in Leicester supporting Tigers from the sidelines as a young lad his love for the game and Club has inspired him to develop Tigers outreach and impact in both a Rugby and Educational environment.

Developing his career in the professional game Scott, as Head of Community, has built a thriving Rugby Education and Inclusion team who provide support to a wide spectrum of individuals and groups using sport to enrich life opportunities. In recent years Scott has expanded his and the Clubs horizons incorporating the Community focus on a World wide scale as head of Global Partnerships creating new reach for the Tigers Family with its first Partner Club in Kuala Lumpur and Rugby delivery within the USA and Japan.

In January 2015 Scott was responsible for the incorporation of the Leicester Tigers Foundation, of which he is a Trustee. The Foundation utilises the strength of the Leicester Tigers name and the power of Sport to further extend the positive impact Sport can deliver to those with the highest level of need across core areas around disability in sport, community cohesion, Health and Wellbeing, Education and Charities.

Stuart Farmer

Leicester Tigers historian Stuart is also responsible for the recent Tigers history book, along with David Hands.

A professional statto, Stuart's company, SFMS Limited, provides statistics for the Aviva Premiership, Pro12 and 6 nations and his archive of rugby stats is freely available at ESPN scrum.com.

Stuart has been a season ticket holder at the Tigers since the early 1980's.

Harvey Gardiner

Harvey is a leading specialist in creative project direction, design and project management.

His experience includes the delivery of projects both of National and International importance covering a wide range of disciplines including Museums, 15 Grade 1 World Expo Pavilions, Visitor attractions, Art Galleries, Exhibitions, hotels and global retail projects.

Harvey's extensive portfolio lead to him becoming an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in December 2002.

Recent projects include the creative concept for visitor attractions to the Cinnamon Life Hotel in Sri Lanka, and creative works to the Atlantis Hotel in Dubai. Harvey is a Leicester Tigers season ticket holder.

Mike Harrison

Leicester-born Harrison made his debut for the club in 1962 and is still actively involved as the education welfare officer with Tigers Academy.

A product of Wyggeston Boys School and Loughborough Colleges, Harrison played 210 first-team games for Tigers from 1962 to 1971, scoring 58 tries. He captained the club in 1964/65 and played in five England trials.

Mike is instrumental in the past players association, and leads our team of volunteers in cataloguing, collecting and storing the club's heritage.

Chris Rose

Chris has responsibility for all supporter operations including season tickets, community and marketing activities.

Chris played rugby at the same school as Tom and Ben Youngs, and took part in the world's oldest rugby competition - The Hospitals Cup.

He joined Tigers in 2007 from Norwich City FC and has almost been forgiven for his football past.

His son plays rugby in the minis age groups.

Gary Sherrard

Gary is our Head of Communications and has been a sports journalist for 25 years.

He worked in daily newspapers and magazines, and was head of sport at the Leicester Mercury until joining Tigers in 2006, as well as being a Tigers season ticket holder on the terrace.

Gary is the voice of our Try Tuesdays events and occasional matchdays.

Away from work, he is a junior rugby coach.

Peter Wheeler

A former captain of club and country, Peter retired from the Board of directors in 2015.

Peter joined the Tigers as a player in 1969 and went on to make 349 appearances, many of them as captain. He led the team to a John Player Cup hat-trick - and convinced the sponsors to give us the trophy in perpetuity!

He played with distinction at the very highest level, winning 41 caps for England, including a season as captain, and played in seven Tests on two tours with the Lions.

His role in the development of the club game cannot be overstated, playing a prominent part with the Rugby Football Union, Premiership Rugby, European Rugby and the Professional Game Board, and representing Tigers and the clubs in the most testing negotiations and far-reaching settlements in the history of our sport.

Wheeler has served the club as player, captain, coach, managing director, president and director.

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