The PE Department has been carrying out some podcasts with various athletes and coaching staff. The aim of these podcasts is to provide information to pupils on potential careers and try to inspire them to aim high and work hard. Please find below the links to these podcasts:

Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors, Scotland Rugby International and British & Irish Lions)

Dame Katherine Grainger (GB Olympic rower and most decorated female Olympian)

Josh Taylor (Unified WBA, IBF & Ring Magazine Light-Welterweight Champion of the World)

David Marshall (Scottish Footballer and Euro 2020 hero)

Graham Gano (American footballer and placekicker with New York Giants)

Melanie Woods (PE Teacher and aspiring Paralympian)

Bobby Madden (current FIFA and Scottish FA referee)

Kenny MacKay (former footballer turned bodybuilder, personal trainer and host of Flip the Mindset podcasts)

Paul Craig (Scottish MMA and UFC fighter)

Shelley Kerr MBE (Former Scotland National Team Head Coach and footballer)

Judy Murray OBE (@JudyMurray)

Dr John Harden (Deputy National Clinical Director for Scotland)

Dan Purvis (former Olympic, Commonwealth, World and European Medalist in gymnastics)

Kieron Achara (Former Team GB, Team Scotland and Glasgow Rocks captain)

Leanne Chrichton (Glasgow City and Scottish football internationalist)

Stephen Craigan (ex footballer and current pundit/commentator)

Gareth Murray (Basketball Player/Head Coach at Glasgow Rocks)

Robert MacIntyre (Professional Scottish Golfer)

Mark Reynolds (professional footballer and captain of Dundee United FC)

Chris "The Bad Guy" Bungard (@BellatorMMA Fighter)

Lawrence Shankland (professional football at Dundee United FC and Scottish FA player)

Katie Archibald (@TeamGB cyclist and Team Pursuit Olympic Champion and World Record Holder

Nicola McCleery (@SirensNetball and @ScotThistles netball player)

Jim Leishman (ex football manager and Provost of the Kingdom of Fife)

Kirsty Gilmour (Team GB Olympian, twice Commonwealth Games and European Silver Medalist in Badminton)

Peter Leven (ex professional football player and UEFA Pro Licence Coach)

David Robertson (ex professional football player and @realkashmirfc manager}

Alastair Kellock (ex Glasgow Warriors and Scotland Captain)

Gregor Townsend (Scottish Rugby Team Head Coach)

Stuart Yule (SRU Strength and Conditioning Coach)

Stuart Bannigan (Ex pupil and current Partick Thistle player)

Graeme Jones (SFA Head of High Performance)

Eilidh Barbour (Sports broadcaster and presenter)

Kimberley Renick (GB Judo Number 1 and Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist)

Jenny Jones (Olympic Snowboarder and BBC Ski Sunday Presenter

David Tanner (Sports TV Broadcaster and Presenter)

The podcasts have proven to be very popular. If anyone has any 'contacts' that you think may be willing to do an interview, please let Mr Irvine know.  He can be contacted via the School Office in the contact section of the website.  The PE Department is aiming to release one podcast per week, interviewing a variety of individuals from different sports/careers.  These will be uploaded to YouTube and Twitter on a Friday each week.

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