Alan is a member of Cadder and Reform Curling Clubs. He has been coaching at the elite end of Scottish Curling for 15 years and has previously coached representing teams at European, World Junior and European Youth Olympics levels. Alan’s wealth of experience is brought to BCDG to assist the coaching team in hopefully producing some stars of the future!
Liz is a member of Maxwell Ladies and Glasgow Ladies. Liz enjoys the social and, in recent years, the more competitive side of curling.
She does not do long meetings!
Clive is a member of Glasgow Accies, Whitecraigs LT&SC and Beechnuts Curling clubs and is the representative of Dunbartonshire Province on the BCDG.
He also represents his Province on the Area Standing Committee of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club and sits on their Competitions Committee.
Clive runs a conference and events company.
Joe is an active member of Cathcart Castle Curling Club and since achieving a Tech2 Coaching Qualification in August 2015, Joe has steadily become more involved in the coaching side of curling. Although Joe considers himself fairly new to the sport, with only 10 years under his belt, he finds the coaching aspect very rewarding. As an active member of the BCDG team, Joe looks forward to another few years of teaching across the curling spectrum.
Started curling at Hutchesons' Boys Grammar School aged 14 after calling off from rugby and has never looked back. His first Club was Glasgow Schools', his mother club is Carmunnock & Rutherglen joining in 1967. A founder member of Glasgow Young Curlers he has also been a member of Lynn and Glasgow XX Clubs.
Leslie has many years of curling administrative experience and has held office in most of the clubs he has been a member, as secretary, treasurer and President. He was secretary of Glasgow Province for eight years and president 1994-95. Joining the R.C.C.C. Council in 1985 was elected to the Executive in 1993 and President 1995-96.
A keen fan as well as player Leslie has been involved in international events held in Scotland: 1985 Air Canada Silver Broom, 1988 Glayva World Ladies', 1991 Royal Bank of Scotland World Juniors' as Chair, on top of his commitment to umpiring which has led to over one hundred international appearances and in 1993 was vice-captain of the Canada Tour (West) which brought the Strathcone Cup back home to Scotland.
A keen collector of all things curling, memorabilia and historiana, a pin badge collection of over 14,000 pins he can boast of probably the largest collection in Europe and one of the largest in the world. A sometime curling reporter his written words and photographs have appeared all over the world.
Born 24th May 1947 and educated at Shawlands Academy and Hutchesons' Boys Grammar before going to Glasgow College of Commerce and joining the family business of Nautical Publishers Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd where there world famous Brown's Nautical Almanac is now in its 138th consecutive year.
Outwith curling Leslie is a keen cricket spectator having played for forty-two years at Clydesdale Cricket Club here in Glasgow playing from mini minors (below 12 years of age) to Club 1st XI as a bowler and has served as resident. He was a member of the Lyric Amateur Opera Club but confesses his love is of Gilbert and Sullivan having made several 'famous' appearances as one of the 'Three Little Maids' from the Mikado. When time allows he plays golf at Pollok (badly), tends a life sized garden and is renowned for the odd BBQ.