Dan James first founded Tropics 7s at the age of 18. Since then his vision has since then transformed the organisation into what it is today, and continues to challenge it to new heights. Coming from a competitive sporting background Dan has been involved with multiple sports at elite levels including rugby and mixed martial arts. As such, he understand the benefit that sports can have on young people and the impact it can make on their lives. In addition to competing in elite sport, Dan has been involved in coaching sports at both grassroots and elite levels, including running school sports teams, and guest coaching for an international rugby team.
Alex Edwards comes from a strong teaching background, as he graduates from a Physical Education PGCE from Cardiff Metropolitan University, in addition to 4+ years experience teaching 3-18 year old's in schools. His valuable experience and extensive knowledge in the field make him the perfect person to head up our programme.