CLUB NEWS

Scottish Athletics Podium Award

From scottishathletics website:

"Team Scotland long jumper Sarah Warnock helped scottishathletics mark another big step forward for Livingston & District AAC.

The club have achieved Podium Award level in recognition of their progress and governance and also landed a West Lothian Council Community Club Accreditation Award in a double celebration last month.

Warnock joined scottishathletics regional manager, Jamie McDonald, at the presentation night, with Livingston athletes and coaches then enjoying a Q&A session with the recent Senior Indoors gold medallist and under-taking a few training drills.

Livingston & District joined our Club Together programme in December 2013 and quickly established an additional training night and five Run, Jump & Throw centres. They now have 165 members plus 50 at RJT level to show a 40 percent increase in membership over a 14-month period.

Volunteers are key to that kind of growth, of course, and it is pleasing that Livingston have attracted 24 new volunteers into the sport including ten coaches/leaders and six new officials.

Coach education is another essential part of the path scottishathletics want clubs to follow and seven event group coach development sessions at Craigswood have been geared towards that goal.

In addition, Livingston are taking the sport into their community and four open graded events staged have seen 887 entries received with 1420 performances. The club have also staged education sessions for the likes of Club Leadership workshops, Child Protection Training, Double Goal Coaching and Leading Athletics.

Congratulations to the committee, athletes, coaches and parents at Livingston & District AAC for reaching Podium Award status with scottishathletics - keep up the good work!

The club website is well worth others dipping into as a good example of a "live and alive" communications platform both for members or those coming in "cold" wanting to know more about what's happening in athletics in West Lothian.

Many thanks to Sarah Warnock, Jamie McDonald and Alex McEwan, West Lothian Council Athletics Development Officer, for visiting Livingston."

Click pictures to enlarge.

Posted on Saturday 28 March 2015

Run, Jump & Throw Club
Throws GP  

11/04/2020

Livingston Open  

15/04/2020

Junior Grand Prix  

19/04/2020

Scottish Primary XC  

25/04/2020

Youth Development League  

26/04/2020

Central & South League  

02/05/2020

Scottish Athletics League  

03/05/2020

Grangemouth Open Graded  

06/05/2020

More
Junior Grand Prix  

22/03/2020

Junior Road Race Champs  

15/03/2020

Inter-Counties XC Champs  

07/03/2020

BMAF Indoor Champs  

07/03/2020

Schools XC Champs  

03/03/2020

U13/U15/U20 Indoor Champs  

29/02/2020

National XC Champs  

22/02/2020

National Indoor Relay Champs  

15/02/2020

More