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Athletics in Tayside & Fife

Role of the Athletics Development Manager
The Athletics Development Managers role is to lead the development of athletics in Tayside & Fife with a key focus on Clubs, Coaches, Volunteers, Facilities and Athletes. A strategic plan for the sport was produced in 2006 and is being implemented through working closely with scottishathletics, the local authority partners, clubs and the Local Athletics Partnerships, to ensure that the infrastructure of the sport develops. 

Click here to see the strategic plan

For a full picture on how athletics has developed through the life of the partnership please feel free to browse through our previous newsletters and annual reports.

Athletics Development Manager
Alasdair Donaldson has worked as Athletics Development Manger for SportTayside & Fife since February 2006.  He came into post from New Balance Athletic Shoes Ltd and before this he spent six years as a part-time Lecturer of athletics at Loughborough University, his Alma Marta.  Alasdair has been involved in athletics for 20 years, originally as an athlete (reaching GB senior level representation) and now as an active coach in one of the regions clubs.