Meet The Team

SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Chief Executive

Director of Operations

Director of Fundraising and Communications

Business Administration Manager

Deputy Head of Youth Work & Partnerships

FUNDRAISING & COMMUNICATION TEAM

Philanthropy Manager

Grants & Trust Manager

Digital Communications Assistant

Digital Comms Apprentice

Digital Comms Apprentice

YOUTH CLUB MANAGERS & COORDINATORS

Youth Work Manager – Seniors

Inclusion Coordinator

Sports Coordinator

Sports Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

Creative Arts Coordinator – Music & Multi-Media

Creative Arts Coordinator – Art & Performing Arts

Volunteer Coordinator

OPERATIONS

Buildings & Facilities Officer

Catering Supervisor

Senior Finance & Administration Assistant

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ADAM FARRICKER

CEO

Adam, former Head of Youth Strategy and Engagement at Manchester City Council, was appointed CEO of HideOut Youth Zone in January 2019. He has over 20 years of experience in leading and managing youth projects and has a keen interest in bringing communities together in support of young pdeople.  

STACEY ADAMS

Director of Operations

Stacey started at HideOut in June 2023 as our new Director of Operations. Stacey takes on the day-to-day leadership of all operations including the strategic responsibility of youth work delivery, admin and finance, catering and building/facilities. 

PATTI HOLMES

Director of Fundraising and Communications

Patti started at HideOut Youth Zone in April 2023, and is responsible for all communications and fundraising activity.  Patti has a lot of experience in this area after working at Salford University for over a decade. This wealth of experience will be vital in the new Salford Youth Zone project, in which Patti will oversee both sites.

LYNNE REDMOND (currently on maternity)

Business Administration Manager

Lynne has over 15 years’ experience working with charities, including Bolton Lads & Girls Club and other young person focused charities. Lynne started out as a fundraiser in her previous jobs, but manages HideOut’s HR, Finance, Operations and Reception team.  

KERIN MORRIS

Deputy Head of Youth Work & Partnerships

Kerin began her OnSide journey working as a youth worker at Wigan Youth Zone, before moving to Bolton Lads & Girls Club as their Creative Arts Coordinator. For the last 2 years, Kerin has led HideOut’s Senior Club as our Senior Club Coordinator, before being promoted to her current role in December 2022. 

KERRY TAYLOR

Philanthropy Manager 

Kelly previously worked in a hospice charity before moving to HideOut. In her current role, Kelly oversees the relationships with HideOut’s Patrons and supporters.

MARTIN DUFFY

Grants & Trusts Manager 

Martin is an experienced bid writer and has experience working for national charities such as Comic Relief, The Kings Fund and NHS Charities Together. Martin is responsible for ensuring income through major grants and trust donations.   

AMY FRYER

Digital Communications Assistant

Amy joined HideOut in 2021 as a Digital Communications Apprentice through The Juice Academy. Since then Amy has developed her skills and confidence, and has since been promoted and offered a full-time contract as our Digital Communications Assistant. 

CERYS BROTHERTON

Digital Comms Apprentice

Cerys  joined HideOut in 2023 as a Digital Communications Apprentice through The Juice Academy. The apprenticeship will involve working at HideOut for 15 months with 20% classroom-based learning which leads to a nationally recognised qualification.

Cerys has a degree in English Language and has already seen one of her articles get picked up by the media.

JASPER LIDDY

Digital Comms Apprentice

Jasper joined HideOut in 2023 as a Digital Communications Apprentice through The Juice Academy. The apprenticeship will involve working at HideOut for 15 months with 20% classroom-based learning which leads to a nationally recognised qualification.

Jasper has a degree in Graphic Design and has already created some amazing content for HideOut.

TAYLOR LATHAM

Deputy Youth Club Coordinator 

Taylor previously worked at HideOut as a sessional youth worker, whilst also working in PRUs and SEN educational organisations. Taylor was promoted to Deputy Youth Club Coordinator in October 2022 and now leads on Youth Voice at HideOut 

Sam Morris

Inclusion Coordinator

Sam previously worked at HideOut as a sessional youth worker and was promoted to Inclusion Coordinator in February 2023. Sam champions inclusion and ensures all young people know there is a safe space for them at HideOut.

ZOE REID

Sports Coordinator

Zoe manages all sporting activity in HideOut. Zoe is keen to promote the different kind of sports, ensuring all activity is inclusive and accessible.

Trei Brown

Sports Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

Trei previously worked at HideOut as a sessional youth worker. Trei was promoted to Sports Coordinator in September 2023, covering Zoe whilst she is on maternity leave.

Eva Richardson

Creative Arts Coordinator – Music & Multi-Media

Eva has worked as a sessional youth worker since HideOut opened in 2020. She is a local music artist. Eva was recently promoted to Creative Arts Coordinator and is responsible for Music and Multi-Media

NATHAN BAGNALL

Junior Youth Club & Holiday Club Coordinator

Nathan oversees both Junior Club sessions and HideOut’s Holiday Club programme which runs each school Holiday. Nathan joined HideOut in 2020 but has worked in other Youth Zones across the OnSide network.  

Kiran Cooke

Creative Arts Coordinator – Art & Performing Arts

Kiran has a background in performing arts and attained a degree at Manchester University. Before being promoted to Creative Arts Coordinator, responsible for Arts and Performing Arts, Kiran had lots of different skills and was part of both the sports and inclusion team

HANAKO ICHII-JONES

Volunteer Coordinator

Since gaining an International Development degree, Hanako has worked within various types of charities across the country. After being a volunteer herself for many years, Hanako hopes to bring a level of understanding and passion to the importance of volunteers, especially to HideOut.

JOHN WILSON

Buildings & Facilities Officer

DONNA MURPHY

Catering Supervisor

Donna manages Queen Bee’s café – the café situated in HideOut. Donna ensures all young people have access to a healthy and affordable meal. In 2021, Donna achieved a 5* hygiene rating for HideOut! 

SOPHIE FRANCIS

Senior Finance & Admin Assistant

Sophie has worked at HideOut since it opened in 2020. Sophie started at HideOut in the Reception team managing memberships and the front desk. However, she now works in the main office managing all aspects of finance and HR.