High Performance Programmes

 David Somerville, high performance manager, holds the Queen’s Baton during its visit to Scotland ahead of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

The role of sportscotland High Performance Managers is to work with key partners to achieve sportscotland’s vision of building a world class sporting system that delivers consistent success on the world stage. Central to this is establishing and maintaining effective partnerships that support the development and delivery of strategy at a national, regional and sport level.

What we do

High Performance Managers work to support the people who are key to athlete and system performance – coaches, institute staff, sport programme managers and CEOs and sportscotland officers. Each High Performance Manager has responsibility for a number of specific sports and projects, and critical areas of work include:

  • Development and delivery of sportscotland investment strategy
  • Supporting Scottish and British governing bodies to implement sustainable performance systems
  • Developing a world class workforce to support the Scottish performance system

High Performance Coaches

The institute also runs a number of in-house coaching programmes that exist to support a single sport.

Cross-country skiing

Find out more at Cutting Edge

Date published: 18 January 2018
Date updated: 09 February 2018

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