We are Sportside, the 'connect and play' app. We help you find your sporting match.

Each member of the team has a love for sport and a story to tell. We want to share our passion for sport by helping you connect with someone to play with, no matter where you are in the world.

Meet the team

Jeremy Bourke


Played very amateur Rugby in the Surrey leagues and is an enthusiastic coach of the U-11 Battersea Ironsides. Jeremy also has an ESF Ski Instructor badge, has 30 years of squash at the RAC club under his belt and a passion for fly fishing.

Hermione Way


Hermione was a competitive gymnast in her school years – now she has a hard time touching her toes.

Saife Aziz


Can often be found answering emails on a golf course on a Friday afternoon…

Adam Murray

Head of product development

Was a very competitive figure skater and ice hockey player growing up, and can now be found around a pool table or walking around the rough and sand traps of a golf course.

Ivor Middleton

Finance director

Still living off that ‘try a match’ season with the Old Bristolians RFC many moons back. Competitive sailing, squash and getting into the hills on foot or bike.

Marisa Scullion

Head of partnerships

Head of partnerships Marisa Scullion has a long time love for weight training then picked up a pair of running shoes after the birth of her second child.

James Bunce

Creative director

His sporting endeavours include scoring a hole in one while golfing alone – apparently. Stays fit by chasing his pooch around the park.

Jamie Gough

Social media manager

Jamie played football and tennis from the age of 4. He’s now a qualified football coach and likes to pretend that he’s a striker, but is actually a full back

Gabriel Melillo


Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since he was 15, currently holds a blue belt and a few medals here and there. Also loves his calisthenics.


Jim Bruce-Ball

Content advisor

Marc Hope

Partnerships advisor