December 2018 News

Steve Clayton

It is with great sadness that we have to report that Steve Clayton, one of our past Chairmen passed from this life on November 2nd 2018 after a long battle with his illness. Campbell Cavana and Alan Murray both attended the funeral on Friday 16th November at Woodside Crematorium, Paisley. Condolences were extended to his wife and daughter on behalf of Waterski & Wakeboard Scotland, British Waterski & Wakeboard and Sportscotland.

Loch Ken Waterski & Wakeboard School Closure

LKWWS has closed after 19 years of delivering the sport in Dumfries and Galloway. “I was very saddened when I heard the news that Roddy Clarke had stopped running the operation at Loch Ken. I have very fond memories of my time there, driving, coaching etc.” (Alan G Murray)

On behalf of Waterski & Wakeboard Scotland we would like to thank Roddy for his involvement and support in delivering our sport over the years to a very high standard.

We hope that Roddy and the family enjoy their new ventures wherever it take them.

Fiona Lilley, sportscotland

After seven years in the position as sportscotland partnership manager (PM) for our sport Fiona is now moving on within sportscotland and part of that move will see our sport getting a new PM.

Barry Cook will take over from Fiona in a phased in process that has already began. Fiona with assist Barry over the next few months until he gets his feet and they will both oversee our sportscotland investment application for the period 01/04/2019 – 31/03/2020. Barry comes from a lengthy Active Schools background where he was Team Leader in Barrhead, East-Renfrewshire. Waterski & Wakeboard Scotland are looking forward to welcoming Barry and working with him over the next few years. We would also like to record our thanks for the enthusiasm, ease of approachability and solid support that Fiona gave us over her seven years in this post, we wish her well in her new challenges.

National Development Officer Post

John Beattie our National Development Officer is moving on to new ventures with his contract with Waterski and Wakeboard Scotland finishing at the end of November 2018.

John started with the Company in July 2016 and we would like to thank him for his past work and contribution to our sport.

We are actively looking for a replacement for this role, and the recruitment process has begun, an advert describing the role etc. will be released very shortly.

In the interim all development enquiries to be sent to Alan Murray, Chief Operating Officer, agm@btconnect.com