Established in October 2019, Jordan wanted to look at setting up provisions for young people living in the Fenland area. Jordan Gill, former Commonwealth Featherweight champion and former student of Cromwell High School became a part of the network in 2019 to access the knowledge and experience of the network.
With support of his father and coach, Paul Gill, who will be the main delivery coach for Next Gen have delivered 8 weeks of taster sessions at Cromwell High School delivering boxing activity sessions to students who are struggling with self-confidence. The programme has been a great success with positive feedback from students who attended.
During the summer in 2020 following the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown Cambridgeshire Country Council commissioned Next Gen to deliver boxing activities in Chatteris as part of the council’s summer activity programme.
NextGen have recently secured funding to deliver a boxing project in Wisbech for the next 12 months.