Over the last two weeks, Skye have had 8 participants complete their Foundation Coaching Course – well done to everyone involved. They have been well equipped with all the relevant knowledge, understanding and practicalities needed to help coach shinty sessions here on the Isle of Skye. It was especially brilliant to see individuals who have never been involved in shinty previously to this, wanting to gain some knowledge so they too can help develop the next generation of players.

Volunteers are such a valued asset to our shinty culture on the Isle of Skye. Over the next 12 months, Gaelic Language Development Officer, Ruth Gordon, aims to run many more Foundation Coaching Courses, to get an increased number of individuals started on their coaching journeys. This will enable us to work collectively and do our bit to help run sessions and increase the participation levels within the younger age groups.