January 29, 2016


Who we are

A team that loves to inspire, educate and create opportunity

SMILE Through Sport is a not for profit organisation founded in 2013 by Paralympian Stephen Miller MBE. It combines the services of inspirational speaking, training courses and disability sport development. Working throughout the North East of England, we have a growing and dedicated team that is passionate about disability sport and the value it can bring to individuals and society. We work with all types of organisations including schools, colleges, universities, care homes, day centres, community groups and private businesses. We work closely with clients to provide bespoke and tailored services that suit their needs.

So far we have inspired and helped over 12,000 people!

Let’s work together! Drop us an email to info@smilethroughsport.com and get started!

What we do

Passionately positive about sport and disability

Our services are split across the following programmes:

SMILE To Success - This is our inspirational speaking programme, delivered by Paralympian Stephen Miller MBE. For more information click here

Learn To SMILE - This is our educational programme, we deliver many tailored training courses including disability awareness and disability sport leadership. For more information click here

Start To SMILE - This is our disability sport development programme, funded through Sport England we are delivering sport sessions across the North East. For more information click here

Get involved and smile! 

Our Mission

"Provide and encourage high quality disability sports opportunities while inspiring individuals to participate, ultimately improving the perception and culture surrounding disability sport."

Stephen Miller MBE
Stephen, who has Cerebral Palsy, is a professional athlete and competes in field athletics in the F32 Club Throw event.
He has represented Great Britain for over 20 years gaining an extensive medal haul including 3 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze from 6 Paralympic games, 3 Gold and 1 Bronze from 6 World Championships and 3 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze from 5 European Championships.
During his time as an athlete Stephen has taken every opportunity to inspire others and is now a renowned motivational speaker. Stephen speaks at corporate, educational and charity events as part of his role with SMILE Through Sport.
Stephen has been given several honours over the years, the latest of which was receiving MBE award in the 2016 New Years honours.
In 2013 Stephen founded SMILE Through Sport to inspire others and help create more opportunities for disabled people to do sport.
@hailfabio stephen@smilethroughsport.comPersonal Website
Rachel Miller
Managing Director
Rachel has worked within sports development for over 10 years in both the North West and North East of England. Primarily working within disability sports development Rachel has worked with several organisations including English Federation of Disability Sport, North Tyneside Council and Boccia England.
Rachel has a range of qualifications in sport specific courses, inclusion and disability awareness, sport management and sign language. In 2012, Rachel was a National Technical Official for Boccia at the London Paralympic Games.
Rachel is the Managing Director of SMILE Through Sport, she helped set up the community interest company in 2013. Her role is to shape the mission, vision and objectives of the company alongside the other directors. Rachel is responsible for the day to day running of the company, alongside delivering the Learn To SMILE program.
LinkedIn Profile rachel@smilethroughsport.com