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. 

Name: Izzy Retout
School: Ysgol Bryn Hyfryd
Age: 18
Favourite Sport: Gymnastics
Biggest Achievement: Winning the Denbighshire Volunteer of the Year 2017 Award!

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.

Name: Emily Jones
School: Ysgol Glan Clwyd
Age: 17
Favourite Sport: Football
Biggest Achievement: Being voted Best Young Player of the Year in the Welsh Premier Women’s League

Name: Georgia Henderson
School: Ysgol Glan Clwyd
Age: 17
Favourite Sport: Football
Biggest Achievement: Being selected to be my Hockey Team Captain!

Name: Alex Fuller
School: Prestatyn High School
Age: 17
Favourite Sport: Cycling
Biggest Achievement: Becoming a YA, and remaining a YA for 7 years so far!

Name: Jon Dawes
School: Rhyl High School
Age: 15
Favourite Sport: Tennis
Biggest Achievement: Winning Tennis Wales Young Volunteer of the Year Award 2018!

Name: Carys Jones
School: Bryn Hyfryd
Age: 15
Favourite Sport: Badminton
Biggest Achievement: Becoming a Gold Young Ambassador!

 

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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