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Leaders in Sport & Physical Activity: Shelley Kerr

Pic - Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

On Wednesday 8 May 2019, the Head Coach of the Scotland Women’s National Team, Shelley Kerr, spoke at the Parliament in a seminar chaired by the Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh MSP.

Listen to a podcast of Shelley’s presentation here:


Shelley spoke about how she had to battle to play football as a girl growing up in Scotland, along with the current challenges in sport and the future of women’s football.

The slides that Shelley used are available here:

Pic – Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

The Q&A session ranged widely, bringing in Shelley’s clear belief that support for sport and physical activity in the early years is vital in building a healthy nation.


This seminar was part of a series from Leaders in Sport and Physical Activity. Information about all the seminars is available here:
www.scotlandfutureforum.org/leaders-in-sport-physical-activity-seminar-series/