Annual SSF sportscotland
Awards 2023 Finalists


Coach / Youth Worker of The Year

This award is for an exceptional SSF Coach or Youth Worker, who has shown dedication and worked tirelessly and selflessly to support the health and wellbeing of young people.

  • Carla Mulligan, Glasgow
  • Ewan McTurk, Fife
  • Mark Quirk, North Ayrshire
  • Zoe Leverage, Glasgow

Spirit of The Year

Sponsored by sportscotland

This award recognises a unique young person who stands out by their encouragement of others, enthusiasm and has a positive attitude. Their spirit, drive and determination are truly inspiring.

  • Ben Richardson, Stirling
  • Billie Fitzpatrick, Glasgow
  • Dean Rhappozzoh, Glasgow
  • Josh Graham, Stirling
  • Liam Hamilton, North Ayrshire


Positive Destination Award

Sponsored by Shell

This award is for a young person who has worked to achieve their goal destination.

  • Dylan Smith, Stirling
  • Junior Fitzpatrick, Glasgow
  • Kacie Inglis, Fife
  • Sarah-Louise McMurtrie, Glasgow
  • Zac O’Neil, North Ayrshire

Unsung Hero of The Year

Sponsored by Clyde Gateway

This award recognises a young person who is continuously putting others in front of themselves.

  • EllieRose McKinlay, Glasgow
  • Ryan Rafferty, Fife
  • Sophie McGinn, North Ayrshire
  • Wahab Ahmed, Glasgow

Inspiring Journey of The Year

Sponsored by Scottish ClubSport

This award is for an SSF young volunteer who has come through SSF programmes and is now dedicating their time weekly to support the journey of other young people.

  • Craig McIntyre, Glasgow
  • Jake Larcombe, North Ayrshire
  • Ryan Rafferty,  Fife
  • Tyler Stein, Fife


Social Impact Award

Sponsored by loop communications

This organisation has harnessed the power of their business/organisation to positively impact communities and/ or our planet.

  • Basketball Scotland
  • Govan Youth Information Project
  • Kingdom Offroad Motorcycle Club
  • Possibilities for Each and Every Kid

Changing Lives Partner of The Year

Sponsored by Spirit of 2012

This organisation has used sport innovatively and intentionally to change the lives of young people in the last year.

  • Boots & Beards
  • Gallatown Bike Hub
  • Govan Youth Information Project
  • Scottish Cycling
  • Stirling Council Senior Phase & Youth Participation Team


Ian Reid Outstanding Achievement Award

Sponsored by Melvin Creative

This SSF young person can be described as ‘awesome’, they give their all, have overcome challenge and are always there taking every opportunity to positively change their life.

  • Aidan Brewer, Glasgow
  • Cheyanne Flannigan, Stirling
  • Daniel Childs, Glasgow
  • Megan Leishman, Fife

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Awards 2023​


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