Whilst he was here, Gordon also took time to drop-in to the Community Connections coaching session and take part in an informal Q&A.
This weekend marks the return of our flagship community coaching programme – SatSun Soccer – with the start of block 1. Our 2016 programme calender, detailing all of our classes plus timings, can be found on our dedicated coaching website – www.scfacoaching.com
Just now the forecast for the weekend is for extremely cold weather, potentially snow. If any sessions have to be cancelled due to the weather and/or unplayable pitches, a notice will be posted on our coaching website, also on our twitter account at @Spartans_CFA no later than 1 hour before the session in question is due to begin.
Thanks to everyone who supported and made a donation to our latest Christmas food bank appeal. We collected and donated c300kg of food, which we dropped off at the Trussell Trust at the start of this week.
The Academy, in partnership with Rutherford Cross, donated c50 x Christmas presents this week to 3 x local primary schools. We would like to thank Rutherford Cross staff for their kindness and continued support.
The Academy is running a food bank appeal this Christmas to help support our local food bank network. All donations can be dropped off at the Academy office before Monday 21st December. Thank you in advance for your support.
The donation will be used to help deliver youth work provision from our new youth work space, due to open in the New Year.
Congratulations to Academy volunteer Aaron McGregor who has been awarded the Diana Award for the Champion Volunteer category. This is the third time an Academy volunteer has won this prestigious award as Aaron follows in the footsteps of previous winners Kyle Patterson and Lewis Garrity. From everyone at the Academy well done Aaron and we are so proud of the journey you have undertaken.
A huge ‘well done’ and congratulations to Academy and Spartans FC Chairman – Craig Graham (pictured left) – who was presented with the ‘Contribution to Sport’ award at the Radio Forth Awards 2015.
Craig volunteers a huge amount of his time to the ‘Spartans Family’, is the driving force and architect behind Spartans becoming a community based Club which is respected and admired throughout the country.