Our Role

Scottish Gymnastics staff work toward achieving the strategy set out within the strategic plan. An overview of the Scottish Gymnastics teams and functions are outlined below.

Development

The development team have a remit to support gymnastics clubs in their development activities ensuring that we have a network of strong, sustainable and ambitious clubs. We will work with partners to ensure that clubs have a structure of good governance aligned to progressive and enterprising business plans. This is outlined in our effective club framework. 

Education

The education team’s primary function is to support and develop coaches and judges across the country by offering quality, meaningful and accessible education and continuous professional development opportunities across the disciplines to promote the development of a talented and professional gymnastics workforce.

Performance

The performance team leads and directs the implementation of the performance strategic plan, in line with the operations plan to establish long terms goals with clear performance indicators. We oversee the international competitions programme and lead an innovative structure of sports science support in conjunction with the Institute of Sport.  

Marketing, Communications & Events

The marketing, communications & event teams are responsible for the management and coordination of all marketing, communications, events & sponsorship activity for Scottish Gymnastics.  Providing support across the organisation, activity includes, creation & implementation of strategic marketing plans, promotion of initiatives, membership communications (via our website, social media and newsletters), media management, event management and accountability for managing existing sponsorship relationships and developing new partners for the association.

Safeguarding

The Safeguarding team is responsible for ensuring both the organisation and its member clubs comply with legislation surrounding the protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  Developing, writing and implementing, relevant policies, procedures and providing education and training support, guidance and bespoke support to clubs, coaches, officials and parents/guardians.

Corporate

Scottish Gymnastics corporate departments provide essential business support across the organisation. These areas include, HR, Information Technology and Office Management, and Finance, these areas ensure that Scottish Gymnastics meets its commitment to the organisation's strategic priorities.