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Active Aberdeen Partnership Chairman urges figureheads to shape the future of club sport in Aberdeen


The Active Aberdeen Partnership Chairman is encouraging figureheads with a passion for club sport, and its power to transform local communities, to take up voluntary positions within an exciting and innovative organisation.

ClubSport Aberdeen is a new, completely independent, organisation which will focus entirely on voluntary club sport across the city.    

This dynamic new body will represent all sports clubs, allowing the voice of clubs to be heard throughout all key sporting organisations in Aberdeen.

Tony Dawson, Active Aberdeen Partnership Chairperson, commented:

“To celebrate the arrival of ClubSport Aberdeen we are looking for leaders to come forward and inspire change, helping this new and exciting organisation to lead the way in the development of our clubs.

“We will welcome the chairperson as a member of the AAP board to help us shape the future of sport and physical activity in the city. We are very optimistic that this initiative will create a platform for positive communication and collaboration.

“This is a fantastic opportunity to revitalise club sport and couldn’t come at a more exciting time for sport as we aim to make Aberdeen the most active city in Scotland by 2020, by continuing to support local clubs and sporting communities.”

“I would urge those who are interested to reach out to the Community Sport Development Officer, Tom Lambert, who will be able to provide further information and offer support.

We are specifically looking for people to take up the following roles, each on an initial three-year tenure:

  • Chairperson
  • Vice-Chairperson
  • Treasurer
  • Executive Committee Members

For more information on each role please click here.