Our team

Tim Thurston

  • Experienced Managing Director
  • Business Leader
  • Led and developed teams to success
  • Developed people
  • Henley and Cranfield trained
  • Qualified Coach

Read how Team-i came together in an interview with Team-i Founder, Tim Thurston

Kai Horstmann

  • Played in over 200 Premiership and European rugby games
  • Aviva Premiership winner
  • Represented England Saxons and 7’s
  • Captained professional rugby teams
  • Acted as Players’ spokesman
  • Worked with leading coaches
  • Qualified coach
  • Business owner

Samantha Murray

  •  Modern Pentathlete
  • World Champion in 2014
  • Olympic Silver Medallist at London 2012
  • Graduate from Bath university in Politics and French
  • Established speak and presenter

Ollie Atkins

  • Played in over 60 professional games
  • Super rugby with Waratahs in Australia
  • Pro 12 with Edinburgh
  • Aviva Premiership winner with Exeter Chiefs
  • Represented Scotland A
  • Captained rugby teams
  • Mentor for young players
  • Worked with leading coaches
  • BA in Economics from Sydney

         Charlie Sharples

  • Played in over 240 professional games
  • Represented England
  • European Challenge Cup winner with Gloucester
  • BA in Leadership and Management
    • Players representative

Carl Rimmer

  • Played in over 100 Premiership and European rugby games
  • Aviva Premiership winner
  • Worked with leading coaches
  • Coaching experience
  • Qualifying as a quantity surveyor

Steve Perryman MBE

  • Experienced football Manager: Tottenham Hotspurs, Watford and in Japan
    Steve Perryman MBE Tottenham Hotspurs Exeter City has joined Team-i as a Trainer bringing new expertise
    Steve Perryman MBE Tottenham Hotspurs Exeter City has joined Team-i as a Trainer
  • Director of football at Exeter City
  • Nurtured and managed talent
  • Capped for England
  • Captained Spurs to UEFA, FA and League cup success
  • Played over 866 games for Spurs – a club record
  • Football writers player of the year in 1982

Andy Cooper

Andy Cooper is a journalist with over 30 years’ experience, having worked on local, regional and national titles, for much of that time as an editor.

A specialist in targeted content creation, he is also adept at multi-platform social media publishing to boost brands as part of building an effective marketing strategy.

Marcus Jones

  • Experienced Managing & Commercial Director
  • Qualified Executive Coach and Mentor
  • Cerebral Performance Empowerment
  • Large & Strategic Account Excellence
  • Henley Management College trained

Simon O’Neill 

Simon is a qualified journalist and experienced editor, having edited several high quality regional newspapers titles, including the Oxford Times. HE has also edited high profile magazines and news websites. Skilled in content creation and curation, Simon understands traditional and digital media.