History of UKDS

UKDS was founded on 2003

Honorary President

Derek Simmons 2003 – 2013
Craig Crowley 2014 – Present

Vice President

Vincent Dickson 2016 – Present


Craig Crowley 2003 – 2009
Philip Gerrard 2009 – 2016
Piers Martin 2016 – Present

Foundation Members

Craig Crowley
Philip Gerrard
Stuart Harrison


Reaching Potential

UK Deaf Sport aims to enable Deaf people to reach their full potential in sport. We work to increase opportunities by working in partnerships with key organisations to create a sporting future that is DEAFinitely Inclusive from grassroots through to Elite level Sport.