press release
Published: 30 June 2023

Surrey Sports Park – change at the top

Gavin Baker (pictured) is leaving the University after a 20-year career supporting Surrey’s sports offering. He has been the Managing Director of Surrey Sports Park for the past four years but will be leaving on 14 July 2023.  

During his career at Surrey, Gavin has played a leading role in the successful development of Surrey’s high performing professional basketball and netball teams Surrey Scorchers and Surrey Storm. He has also promoted student participation in sport as well as providing a strong link to the local community through sport development activities with local schools and providing public access to Surrey Sports Park’s superb facilities.  

An interim Director of University Sport has been appointed while the search for Gavin’s permanent replacement is underway. Georgina Agnies, SSP’s Head of Sport Delivery, will be taking on the role on an interim basis.  

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