Scottish Sports Futures (SSF) and sportscotland have announced they are strengthening their partnership after sportscotland Lead Manager, Dougie Millen was once again appointed as Chief Executive Officer of SSF while Kirsty McNab goes on maternity leave until January 2025.
Scottish Sports Futures use the power of sport and physical activity to engage with young people in Scotland and empower them to be confident, healthy, and happy. With a focus on at-risk communities, SSF initiatives are designed to encourage physical and mental wellbeing and integration.
SSF and sportscotland have been working together since the charity’s inception 20 years ago, using sport to help change the lives of young people across the country. This appointment is result of the strength of relationship and partnership between the organisations which will allow for the sharing of expertise and resources. Both organisations will contribute to wider outcomes and together will continue developing people, strengthening communities, improving health and wellbeing, and helping change lives through sport.
Dougie brings a wealth of experience to the leadership role, having previously worked in a variety of community-based roles. His strong relationships with sport governing bodies, local authorities and experience of equality, diversity and inclusion will enable SSF to continue to support as many young people as possible.