Happy Birthday this week Lewa Adebayo, Jessica Concannon, Bethany Halbard, Glasford Jones, Simon Keene, Chisom Nwachukwu, Richard Samuel, Eben Sarpong, Joe Sherry, Claire Simm, Louise Watton
Special congratulations to Simon Keene on reaching his 60th birthday on Monday 28 October
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALLAN SCOTT – Allan has been appointed as Apprentice Coach at Scottish Athletics. The apprenticeship programme will support former top-class athletes in becoming coaches and was launched by sportsscotland.
The Coaching Futures initiative will see eight sports employ athletes who will use their knowledge and expertise to help develop and inspire the next generation of champions.
At a launch event on Wednesday night (9 October), the eight apprentices, who started their roles at the beginning of the month, were given an inspirational talk by Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend.
NICK PERCY – has been short-listed for Scotland’s Under 20 Athlete of the Year award, which will be announced at the awards dinner on 26 October. Nick has been nominated along with Jake Wightman and Shaun Wyllie.
European U20 medallists NICK PERCY and JAKE WIGHTMAN shared the honours in that age-group with Wightman having won gold in Italy at 1500m with silver medallist Percy following up his age-group success with a Scottish senior title and early selection for the Commonwealth Games – at 18.
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