Congratulations to Judy Mackenzie (appearing in the honours list as Elizabeth Mackenzie) who has been awarded the MBE for services to wheelchair curling. Judy has been heavily involved in volunteering in curling for over 50 years and is an Honorary Member of Glasgow Ladies and a regular Curler at Braehead. She is full of energy and enthusiasm, and has an amazing ability to get people actively involved in a variety of activities and events. Judy has been, and continues to be, an inspiration in the curling community not only within Scotland but across the world. She has volunteered in a number of different capacities including event organisation and delivery, coaching, statistician, charity fundraising through curling, and numerous committee roles.
A full report on the Scottish Curling Website can be found here
A huge well done to Carol Crawford, Joe Ferrie, Louise Bacon, Paula Harkins, Andrew Cromar, Seona Crawford, Gregor Law, Dominic Ferrie, Blair MacKenzie, James Bacon and Cameron Harkins who all played their part in making this fantastic step forward happen for the benefit of junior development. A special thanks to Alan Hannah, the new Coach Director, who was instrumental in helping to guide the overall process.
The Juniors cant wait for the new season to start!
Follow their news and announcements on their newly formed Facebook page here
Check out the Coaching Course opportunities listed on the Scottish Curling Website:
If your interested in getting involved in coaching or upskilling your current coaching qualifications there are some courses being hosted at Braehead which may be of interest.
If you have any questions please dont hesitate to contact Alan Hannah of the BCDG, email email@example.com
Scottish Curling are running a Classroom Style Course on The Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport (CWPS).
The Course will be run in the Management Suite of Braehead Shopping Centre at 6pm on Wednesday 10th July 2019.
This is a recognised course for Safeguarding training in sport and has been developed and certified by sportscotland and Children 1st.
To book your place on this very importance course please see here.