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The Tessa Sanderson Foundation And Academy Provide A Healthy Path Through Life For Youngsters And Adults

My pride, my joy, my dream

This is my story, the story of one dream fulfilled and another that I am still chasing.

Our Coaches, Our mentors

Our sports coaches are growing increasingly confident that many more youngsters are likely to win national titles

Friends of TSFA

Welcomes anyone of any age group who wants to simply be our friend and supporter.

we are TSFA

The Tessa Sanderson Foundation and Academy will create a unique youth sport programme in the London and Outer London area for disabled and non disabled youngsters to enjoy all sports with the opportunity to participate at a higher level.To act as a resource for young people providing advice as a means of helping to utilise the skills they learn at TSFA.

TSFA have a structured programme developing life skills, mentoring and monitoring of young people wanting to achieve a confident pathway to bettering themselves in society. The TSFA works in partnership to provide funding, care, advice, goods or assistance to individuals and others who may require help with their development.

TSFA will advance the education of sport in young persons, their teachers and others who work with young people.

Tessa Sanderson CBE


Athletes and Coaches.

The experienced coaches working under The Tessa Sanderson Foundation and Academy are already nurturing several youngsters to reach Olympic levels in the near future.


  • A huge thank you for putting us in touch with Tessa Sanderson, her speech was really inspirational, what a lovely lady, we had a great time and it was a very successful evening

    George Green School George Green School,
  • Everything went very well with Tessa Sanderson. She gave a very good speech that everyone enjoyed and there was a good question and answer session afterwards with some serious and some funny questions. Tessa also stayed to meet people afterwards and have a chat with them which was very much appreciated. We were very glad she could come along.

    Greenwich College Greenwich College,
  • Tessa was brilliant. She arrived early. She took time to talk to people and posed for pictures with children. I would definitely use her again if I had the opportunity and would recommend her to people.

    Health Communities Team Health Communities Team,
  • ” I just wanted to say that Tessa was truly inspirational and everyone was truly overwhelmed by her talk. She lived up to our expectations and more, so if you could please pass on our personal thanks I would be very grateful.”

    Chwarae Teg International Womens Day Chwarae Teg International Womens Day,
  • Everything went very well. Tessa was great, very up-beat and really got the message out. She was excellent …

    Glaucoma Awareness Glaucoma Awareness,
  • Everything went wonderfully this afternoon – Tessa was a great panellist and was very thought provoking and informative

    Goldman Sachs Goldman Sachs,
  • Staff and students have been very complimentary stating that Tessa was a “real” person with no aires and graces and was willing to spend time with the showing a genuine interest in their sons / daughters and in the Academy generally. It was definitely a good move

    Leigh Technology Academy Leigh Technology Academy,
  • All went well thanks. Tessa did a great job and the audience really enjoyed her

    Foundation Housing Foundation Housing,