Cupar man named Coach of Year by Scottish Disability Sport

Bob Dick Award
Bob Dick Award

BOB Dick from Cupar has been named ‘Coach of the Year’ by Scottish Disability Sport.

He was presented with the Fife Trophy at the 48th annual general meeting of SDS held at the Windlestrae Hotel in Kinross.

Bob is one of Scotland’s most experienced and respected coaches and represented his country as a player on 22 occasions.

He managed the mainstream men’s national team at the World Championships in 2002 and in 2004 led Scotland to the world title in Ayr.

Bob was the Commonwealth Games coach and manager for the Scottish men’s bowls team in Melbourne and Manchester, while in 2002 he led the Scottish men’s disability triples team to the gold medal.

In July of this year he was head coach of the Scottish disability bowls team that achieved a second place finish at the IBD World Bowls Championships in South Africa.

Duffus Park Bowling Club’s most famous son was a worthy winner of the SDS Coach of the Year award.

Bob is pictured with Shona Robison MSP, minister for Commonwealth Games and sport, and Iain Gowans, classification manager of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, who were the guest of honour and guest speaker respectively at the AGM.