National Club Leaders Academy

Saturday 28th May 2016

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National Club Leaders Academy launched

As you may be aware from previous communications, scottishathletics recently launched the first ever national governing body National Club Leaders’ Academy for Scottish athletics clubs.

This innovative course, designed in partnership with GBSport and approved by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM), will help club leaders develop a broader understanding of business within a club context, develop their skills as leaders and will provide a strong emphasis on practice-based learning.

Mark Munro, Interim CEO & Head of Development has led the development of the programme.

scottishathletics is absolutely committed to ensuring that club volunteers and club staff are supported to run clubs as effectively as possible,’ said Mark.

‘We believe that investing in people is critical to support clubs on their journey and to help them face the future confidently.

‘It’s great to see applicants from all areas of the country and I’d like to congratulate the 21 club leaders who have been successful in their selection for the programme.

‘We want to thank all those who have made this commitment and really look forward to seeing how the programme develops and evolves over the months ahead.’

The successful applicants are:

Brian Pahlmann (Aberdeen AAC); Anne Webber (Arbroath & District AAC);  Winston Webber (Arbroath & District AAC); Kenneth McAlpine (Ayr Seaforth AC); Gael McCallum (Bellahouston Harriers); Stephen Ross (Chirnside Chasers); Stephen Wallace (Cumbernauld AAC);  David Wright (Fraserburgh RC); Duncan McKellar (Garscube Harriers) Jill O’Neil (Garscube Harriers);  Karen Mcilvenna (Garscube Harriers); Helen Nairne (Giffnock North AAC); Clare Stevenson (Giffnock North AAC); Darren Murphy (Helensburgh AAC); Joseph Palmer (Helensburgh AAC); Billy Robertson (Kilmarnock Harriers & AC); Eddie Tonner (Kilmarnock Harriers & AC); Lesley McNicol (Law & District AAC);  Paul Woods (Shetland AAC);  Alex Mackay (Shettleston Harriers);  Alison Innes (Victoria Park City of Glasgow AC).

 Grab the baton - youngsters from Kilmarnock Harriers

Grab the baton – great to see club leaders taking opportunity to grow their knowledge

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