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IAN WHITEHEAD

SPORT:

  • AMERICAN FOOTBALL

TEAM:

  • KENT EXILES

POSITION:

  • DEFENSIVE BACK

Ian first began his American Football career as a 15-year-old athlete. After attending a ‘rookie taster day’ with the Kent Exiles academy programme, he quickly developed a deep love and passion for both the physical and psychological aspects of the American-born sport.

Pairing his elite mind set with his relentless pursuit for physical improvement, Ian quickly developed as a defensive powerhouse and a natural leader for the Kent Exiles Youth programme.

With 3 years of Youth football, and 1 year of University ball at Oxford Brookes (OBU), Ian was selected to represent his country in the 2015 Under 19’s Great Britain Lions squad; securing his first cap as a Line Backer against an imposing Russia squad. Subsequently Ian was called up for the European Championship squad in Austria.

As a result of his sporting prowess Ian was offered a scholarship and returned to OBU with more than he had bargained for. At the end of his second year in Oxford, Ian made a respectfully difficult decision to defer his final year due to mental health issues, eventually seeking rehabilitation support from a dedicated centre.  

It was at this point that Ian’s love of the game, and his shear grit and mental determination made him stand out as an Unlimited Athlete!

Battling a myriad of psychological issues, using the support of his teammates and coaches, and the release that the sport of American Football provides, Ian triumphantly returned to OBU for his graduation year, leading the team to an unprecedented playoff season and winning the Defensive MVP. Furthermore, in the same 2018 season Ian went from 3rd string Corner Back at the Kent Exiles Adult squad, to starting in the National Division 1 final, eventually being awarded ‘Rookie of the Year’.

Ian Whitehead’s story epitomises what it is to be an athlete. Striving for excellence not only through physical limitations, but also through mental battles. His attitude to compete within his field at the highest level goes unrivalled and Unlimited Athlete is proud to tell his story and champion him as an ambassador!

CAMERON CRAIG

SPORT:

  • AMERICAN FOOTBALL

POSITION:

  • OFFENSIVE LINE

TEAM:

  • KENT EXILES

The 5 year veteran and student of American Football is a unique specimen when it comes to the phrase ‘Athlete’. As a 6 week premature baby born with dyspraxia, Cameron Craig began life in a battle. A battle that would take him from a struggling infant attending intense physio therapy sessions, to becoming a dominant force on the Offensive Line across some of the highest achieving American Football teams in the UK, to eventually being picked up to join the Carolina Havoc in the stateside American Arena League (AAL).

Attending Southampton University from 2014, the young rugby playing Scot picked up a thirst for the sport of American Football at the fresher’s fare, swiftly becoming an asset to the Southampton Stags on both the Offensive and Defensive Line. As a student of the game, Cameron went on to play in the Adult BAFA league, performing in the top flight of UK leagues for the Sheffield Giants in the Summer of 2016, and London Warriors in 2017. All of which quickly set him up to be invited over and offered under contract by the Carolina Havoc to join the professional ranks of the AAL.

2020 has seen the return of Cameron Craig to the UK where he is hungry to further develop his talents, before planning on making a triumphant return to the AAL, or even trying his hand at the Canadian Football League in 2021.

Unlimited Athlete is proud to house this young talent, thriving from his unparalleled work ethic, determination and above all, his mind set. Rarely do you find someone who has broken through such adversity to defy odds, and become one of a handful of UK born and bred athletes to perform at one of the highest levels the sport of AF has to offer. We welcome Cameron to the UA family and are excited to support this athlete through his next stages of his sporting career.