Warren Luff – N2C Ambassador and Pro Driver

Warren Luff – N2C Ambassador and Pro Driver

Warren is a multiple Australian motor racing champion with four years of full time racing experience in the V8 Supercar Championship.

Warren has worked to promote road safety for many years with his father, renowned road safety campaigner, Ian Luff.

Warren has raced all around the world in 12 & 24 hour endurance racing and has competed 11 times in the V8 Supercar Endurance Series. He partnered with Craig Lowndes to place first at the 2012 Sandown 500 and third at the iconic Bathurst 1000 in 2012, 2013 and again in 2015 with Garth Tander and the Holden Racing Team.

In 2017 Warren will partner with Scott Pye in the V8 Supercar endurance races, drive for McElrea Racing in selected Australian GT events and act as ambassador and Master of Ceremonies at the N2C ‘events’.

Amongst his other talents Warren is a stunt driver at Movie World on the Gold Coast. His message to the young people is that speed is great… but on a race track, not on the roads.

Paul Stanley – N2C Presenter

Paul Stanley – N2C Presenter

Paul Stanley’s 15 year old Matthew was bashed at a party in 2006 and died of his injuries the next day.

After an outpouring of grief following Matthew’s death, Paul & wife Kay Stanley formed the Matthew Stanley Foundation to reduce the likelihood of any other families having to endure their pain.

Since then Paul has spoken to over 150,000 School Students in Qld and Nth NSW over the past 6 1/2 years about the dangers of street violence. He works closely with the Qld Government, Qld Police Service, Qld Dept of Education and recently was a finalist in the Australian of the Year (Qld Senior).

Paul also been appointed Rotary Internationals prestigious Paul Harris Fellow award and became Life Education Queensland Children’s Champion.

Paul tells a personal account of his tragedy at each of the No Second Chance presentations and when he has finished his incredibly brave presentation, there is seldom a dry eye in the house.

Matt Speakman – N2C Presenter and Race Driver

Matt Speakman – N2C Presenter and Athlete

Matt Speakman was 26 when he was hit by a drunk driver whilst riding his motorbike in 1993.

A serious spinal cord injury resulted in paraplegia and he was told he would never walk again. Devastating especially given Matt was a motor sports competitor. Even more so as on the morning of the accident Matt had signed a deal to compete in the 1993 Australian 600 Super Sport (motorcycle road racing) Championship.

Since then Matt has competed in several Motorsport categories and in 2013 became the first person in the world with a major disability to compete in the Porsche one-make GT3 Cup Challenge series using custom designed hand controls developed by McElrea Racing. He has also competed extensively in a purpose built Toyota Celica in the QLD 1600cc Improved Production series.

Matt has also been a member of the Australian Paralympics Alpine Ski team, competed in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race and acts as an Ambassador for Spinal Cure Australia.

He is also training in a K1 Kayak and working hard to qualify for a spot on the Australian Paralympic Team.

Maddison Houston – N2C Youth Role Model

Maddison Houston – N2C Youth Role Model

Maddy has been training in Taekwondo since the age of 6 and since then has accumulated nearly 50 medals including places in 12 National Championships.

At the age of 14 she was teaching all ages of students, her first class of students being a black-belt class. As an instructor she has gone on to become a group leader at her Martial Arts club, a role that has her mentoring other young instructors on how to teach and be an excellent leader.

Along with an already impressive list accomplishments Maddy is currently studying for a Bachelor of Exercise Sports Science at the Australian Catholic University and training with a view to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Working with young people as a Taekwondo coach has given her a strong desire to encourage personal growth and better decision making as she has seen first hand the impact that positive guidance can have. To that end she has been making guest appearances at schools and talking to students about personal safety and making better choices.

Mel McElrea – N2C Program Coordinator

Mel McElrea – N2C Program Coordinator

Mel looks after all of the behind-the-scenes administration and paperwork for No Second Chance.

She liaises directly with the Schools to schedule each of the N2C presentations and books all of our flights and accommodation.

Mel also manages the Top Gun and Ride-for-Likes programs dealing directly with each of the winners.

As a mother of two boys Mel is passionate about youth safety and encouraging young people to make better choices.

Andy McElrea – Director

Andy McElrea – Director

As a father of two boys Andy is passionate about youth safety and encouraging young people to make better choices.

He has been Company Director and Manager of McElrea Holdings Group of companies since 2002 with vast experience in marketing, management and motorsport as mechanic, driver and engineer.

Andy promotes a ‘No BS’ approach to youth safety and wants the N2C program to cut-through to today’s teens so that there are no avoidable deaths – ever.