Young Ambassadors

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Young Ambassadors

Our young ambassador programme helps to develop young leaders and encourage people to take part in sport. They are selected due to their sporting talent, showing commitment or skills as young leaders or volunteers in sport. 

Young Ambassador's roles

A young ambassador helps to:

  • Encourage healthy lifestyles.
  • Promote the positive values of sportsmanship.
  • Encourage participation in PE, school and community sport.
  • Review and suggest improvements to PE and sports in their schools and communities.
  • Highlight national events to increase knowledge of sports and athletes. 
  • Link students with teachers, 5x60 officers and community clubs/coaches.

Types of Young Ambassadors

There are different types of Young Ambassadors, each type has different responsibilities and skills needed to reach that level.

Platinum Young Ambassadors

Platinum Young Ambassadors must have spent at least a year as a Gold Young Ambassador. They act as a mentor, support the training of Gold and adiStar Young Ambassadors across the local area. 

Delyth Morgan

I am currently in sixth form at Prestatyn High School. I am a newly appointed Gold YA, having been a silver YA for a year previously. I play football for Wales and Wrexham Ladies. I have helped to run the Denbighshires YA conference this year, passing on information from the National conference in Cardiff

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Olivia Fuller

I am a Gold YA aswell as also studying sixth form at Prestatyn High School. I play football for Wales and Liverpool Centre of Excellence. I also won the ‘Junior sports performer’ award at this years Denbighshires Community Sport Awards 2013

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Gold Young Ambassadors

Gold Young Ambassadors work across a local authority coordinating activity. These Young Ambassadors support the training of Silver and Bronze Young Ambassadors. 

If you would like to become a Gold Young Ambassador, you will need to apply by completing an application form.

We are not looking for Gold Young Ambassadors at the moment, we usually recruit in June.

Ben Harrison

My name is Ben Harrison and I am the Gold YA at Ysgol Tir Morfa, I am currently a member of Rhyl Dolphins Swimming Club, Prestatyn Running Club and Melyd Cycling Club and have participated in 4 triathlons. I am looking forward to the role in school and getting more students involved in sport.

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Ellin Brady 

I’m a gold young ambassador for Ysgol Glan Clwyd where I also study A level p.e. I do gymnastics outside of school and also help a lot with gymnastics inside the school. I’ve helped a lot with the 5x60 scheme since I came into this high school and it has been a big part of my life.

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Katie Roberts

I am a gold ambassador for Rhyl High school, I am very involved with sport in my school as I take GCSE PE and volunteer as much as I can. This year I was involved with the Queens Baton relay event that came to Rhyl.

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Louis Caruana

I’m a Gold YA for Ysgol Brynhyfryd and I study PE, Biology and Geography A-Level. I play rugby for Ruthin and next year I am looking to study Sports and Exercise Science in University.

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Robert Cunnah

I’m a Gold YA for Blessed Edward Jones and I enjoy many sports. I play football and Rounders and I am a member of Rhyl Golf club. I volunteer within the 5x60 scheme running Dodgeball sessions and also in the community with the Streetgames Project.

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Sara Lloyd

I am currently a sixth form student at Prestatyn High School and a newly appointed Gold YA. I play football for the newly promoted Welsh Premeir league team Rhyl Ladies FC.

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Sioned Williams

I’m a Gold YA for Denbigh High school where I am completing A levels in sport and health and social care. I play rugby for the scarlets and Caernafon as scrum half and im also Head girl in school.

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Steffan Newport

I play rugby league for Dee Valley Dragons, I am a gold young ambassador at Ysgol Dinas Bran and its my second year as a YA, last year I volunteered at local primary schools during festivals, delivering playground training and afterschool clubs.

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Silver Young Ambassadors

Silver Young Ambassadors work in their own school and are trained locally by Platinum and Gold Young Ambassadors using resources supplied by the Youth Sport Trust. 

If you are interested in becoming a Silver Young Ambassador, you should speak to your P.E. teacher

Bronze plus

Bronze plus Young Ambassadors are pupils in year 7 and 8 who were previously Bronze Young Ambassadors, aiming to become Silver Young Ambassadors. They help students with transition from primary to high schools and encourage participation in sports.

Bronze Young Ambassadors

Bronze Young Ambassadors are primary-aged children operating in their own school and trained by Platinum and Gold Young Ambassadors.

If you are interested in becoming a Bronze Young Ambassador, you should speak to your P.E. teacher

More information

If you would like more information about Young Ambassadors, you can contact your 5x60 officer.
Visit the 5x60 programme page to find out how to contact a 5x60 officer.

You can follow @DenbighshireYAs for the latest updates on our Young Ambassadors.

 

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