TS5C Sponsored Athlete
The flagship fund has already benefited over 130 young athletes from Somerset in a variety of sports. TS5C sponsored athletes have already achieved significant results at both County and National level, and have competed for Team GB in international competitions.

Bertie Kelly, Somerset’s TS5C sponsored Table Tennis player competed at the Somerset County Table Tennis Championships over the weekend of February 1st and 2nd. This event was the largest and most ambitious table tennis tournament ever held in Somerset

It comprised of a full day of junior competition on the Saturday with the adults competing on the Sunday. Bertie, at age 14, came away with an unprecedented five championship titles. On the Saturday he won the under fifteen event, the under eighteen event and the junior doubles. On Sunday he returned and won the senior doubles and then the most prestigious event of all the senior county championship. Remarkably he only lost one set in the whole weekend. Bertie has now won a record nineteen county championship titles since he first entered the competition as an eight year old in 2013.

Bertie in action 2

Our Goal

TS5C's aim is to make a difference to people's lives in Somerset - be it in providing funding for trim trails, disability swimming events, up and coming athletes or community projects like wheelchair basketball.

We exist solely on donations from individuals, businesses and small foundations. If you would like to support our efforts, please contact us directly.