Clubs & Sport Development

Emerging Athlete Programme

Working in partnership with the Gannochy Trust, local clubs and national governing bodies, the Emerging Athlete Programme has been designed to create a holistic approach to athlete development which provides athletes competing at Regional, National and International level with the training that is needed for each individual to perform at their best.

The Emerging Athlete Programme is delivered from our state-of-the-art Strength and Conditioning suite at Bells Sports Centre and we provide the following for each athlete:

  • Personalised S&C Programme created by S&C specialist Gil Stevenson
  • 2 x coaches S&C training sessions per week
  • 1:1 Athlete Lifestyle 
  • 1:1 Athlete/Coach Meetings
  • Athlete Life Nutrition
  • Athlete Life Psychology 
  • Talented Athlete Scheme Membership (free access to all Live Active Leisure, gym’s, facilities & pools)

Emerging Athlete Programme Staff & Specialists 

• Stevie Baxter - Programme Lead
• Gil Stevenson - S&C Lead
• Sports Nutritionist
• Sports Psychologist

The Programme operates 50 weeks of the year with a 2 week break over festive holidays.

The 50 weeks is split into 3 blocks with each block costing 50.00 per athlete per block.

Our aim is to provide each athlete with a solid foundation that will allow transition to Regional SIS or National SIS programmes as smooth as possible.

For more information on the EAP programme, please get in touch with Stevie Baxter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please find our Emerging Athlete Programme Application Form and Guidance Notes here.