Broomieknowe’s Ellice wins coaching award

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clubgolf coordinator and volunteer coach Ellice Cackett is the toast of Broomieknowe Golf Club after winning the Midlothian Council’s Active Schools volunteer of the year award this weekend.

It was in 2008 when Ellice decided to develop the club’s junior section through the national junior programme clubgolf.

Working in partnership with clubgolf East Regional Manager, Laura Rushby, and local Active Schools Co-ordinator, Scott Montgomery, Ellice recruited fellow club members to become volunteer coaches, applying successfully for funding to help pay for coach education training and buy junior golf equipment.

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