Simon Dean grew up in Caerphilly, South Wales where his love for sport, especially rugby, tennis and football originated. After studying Sports Science at University and then travelling in Canada for a short period, he returned to the UK where he started his working life as a PE teacher. Having lived near Woking in Surrey for almost 30 years, and worked in schools in London and Surrey, Simon and his family moved to Oswestry in Shropshire. He continues to work in education as a consultant, supporting schools all over the UK.
Simon enjoys writing children’s stories and remembers reading them to his children when they were younger.