Meet Our Board

  1. Name:

Rick Kenney OBE

  1. Role on Board:


  1. ClubSport network/Sports Council/Community Club you are part of:

ClubSport Ettrick & Lauderdale

  1. Current employment I.e. working, retired or student:

Retired since 2011 (but doesn’t feel like it).

  1. What drew you to SCS?

I’ve been involved in local sports councils in one way or another since the 80’s – Hamilton, Motherwell, Inverclyde, and the Borders and then on to SALSC as Vice Chair and now SCS Chair!

  1. What do you bring to SCS?

Experience in sports management and governance – and a proven track record in leadership.

  1. How would you describe SCS in three words?

Ambitious, collaborative and inclusive

  1. Favourite sport to participate in?

Judo. I’ve been involved for some 55 years now. I’m a 7th Dan and was awarded an OBE in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to judo.

  1. Favourite sport to watch?


  1. Favourite piece of advice given to you?

Above all, get to know your people!

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