Waid Sports Stars are talented sports people performing at an elite level. All stars have represented either Fife, Scotland or Great Britain in the past 12 months.
The programme has two main objectives:
Pupils are supported to reach their full potential as athletes and individuals.
Pupils will act as role models to inspire their peers to participate in sport & physical activity.
Waid Sports Stars will:
Share their successes and deliver positive messages about sport and physical activity.
Attend a series of workshops on topics such as; Fitness Testing, Strength and Conditioning, Injury Prevention, Nutrition and Public Speaking.
Promote and advertise the sports in which they compete to motivate their peers to get involved.
Where appropriate, deliver taster sessions to their peers and primary school pupils to gain experience in coaching and to encourage young people to participate in sport.
The Waid Sports Stars are: