Chatham Ambassadors

Jack Nowell

Jack Nowell  - England Rugby Star

Jack Nowell is a current England Rugby player, having made his debut against France on February 1st, 2014 and scoring his first try against Italy in the 6 nations, Jack has gone from strength-to-strength, continuing to establish himself as one of the posterboys for the future of English Rugby. He recently made his World Cup debut against Uruguay scoring a hattrick!

Sam Matson

Sam Matson - Solo Offshore Sailor

Sam Matson is an aspiring sailor competing on the world stage for solo offshore racing. In 2015 Sam achieved a first in class at the Rolex Fastnet Race, a highly commendable achievement. Currently in his second season, Sam aims to build upon his previous results and take further steps towards achieving his ultimate ambition of competing in the Vendee Globe. Great to have him on board!

William Fox Pitt

William Fox Pitt - Olympic Medallist in Equestrian

An English equestrian. He has had notable successes at Burghley, Badminton, Blenheim and Bramham horse trials. His career highlights include an Olympic team silver medal at both the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Also on the international stage he has won a Team Gold Medal and Individual Silver medal at the World Equestrian Games at Kentucky in 2010. In 2011 he became the first rider ever to win five different four-star events

Haydn Thomas - Rugby Union Scrum Half for Exeter Chiefs

A rugby union player for Exeter Chiefs in the Aviva Premiership. He has previously played for Bristol and Gloucester. Haydn has twice been called up to the England side for an end of season international match against the Barbarians. First in May 2012, Thomas was called up again a year later on 15 May 2013.

Neil Clark - Former Professional Rugby Player

A former professional rugby player with experience in both the English Premiership as well as the French Top 14 leagues. Featured in both the Heineken and European Cup with over 200 games in all competitions. Career featured Championship titles for both Exeter and Bristol.

Chris Bentley - Retired Rugby Union Lock

After a 13 year professional career that saw over 340 senior games Chris transitioned into the corporate team with Exeter Chiefs working in sales and hosting the matchday lounges at home games. He is one of a few players to have played professionally in 4 of the world’s elite leagues having played in the Magners League, Aviva Premiership, Top 14 and Air New Zealand Cup. With representative honours for the Barbarians he still turns out for local club Exmouth and tours annually with the Classic Lions.