GOAL MODELS

The Denis Law Goal Model Programme is operated by Streetsport and involves a number of successful sports stars and athletes who have established links with Aberdeen City.

Our Goal Models aim to inspire and motivate local young people to participate in sports and other creative activities and support them to achieve positive outcomes.

Streetsport participants also receive personalised responses to questions.

Current “Goal Models” include:

  1. Ben Kilner – Snow Boarding – 2 time Winter Olympian
  2. Rachel Corsie – Football – Scotland International and Seattle Reign
  3. Odmar Faroe – Football – Faroe Island international
  4. Viorel Etko – Wrestling – Commonwealth Bronze Medalist
  5. Christian Antoniazzi – Football – Scotland U-17’s and Celtic
  6. Siobhon Cowie – Hockey – Scotland and Aberdeen
  7. Shannon Lawson – Boxing
  8. Craig Lawrie – Golf
  9. Becky Flaherty – Football – Scotland U-19s and Aberdeen
  10. Hannah Stewart – Football – Scotland U-19s and Aberdeen
  11. Claire Brownie – Netball – Scotland and Bath
  12. Lewis Mccue – Rowing – RGU and Team GB
  13. Emma Love – Netball – Scotland

To find out more about what inspires them simply click on the links below.

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Rachel is one of our original Goal Models. A Aberderdonian born and bred Rachel has volunteered at many Streetsport sessions during her time studying at RGU.

Rachel currently plays for Seattle Reign FC in the National Women’s Soccer League in the USA and has previously played for English FA WSL club Notts County and Glasgow City of the Scottish Women’s Premier League. Rachel made her Senior Scotland debut against France in March 2009 and has since amassed over 70 appearances for the national team. Rachel also captained the Scotland U-19 team to the finals of the 2008 UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship…find out more.

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Shannon is a non stop hard working boxer from Glasgow who spent four years of her life studying at RGU in Aberdeen. Her no nonsense approach in the gym helps keep her at the top of her game and always ready for the next opponent. A firm believer in the Streetsport objectives Shannon is easily someone to turn to when your up against it…find out more.

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A local lad and product of the Aberdeen FC Youth system, Christian was snapped up by Celtic and is now making an impact on the international youth scene. He has since moved from Aberdeen to Glasgow in an effort to help further his career. Christian is available to offer advice on making big sacrifices in life and on taking big steps towards achieving a positive destination…find out more.

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Becky Flaherty
Becky is a young goal keeper from Aberdeenshire who can turn her hand to a variety of sports. Representing Scotland as a Goal keeper at both  U-15’s and U-19’s levels she is already someone who knows what its like to compete at a high level from a young age. Tipped for the top Becky is a determined young woman who is an inspiration to young person looking to start out in a new sport…find out more.

Lewis Mccue

11760307_10152990942066625_2941146776197817227_nLewis is a great example of hard work paying off! Over the years he has progressed tremendously as both a rower and a person. He is more often than not found down at the River Dee putting in extra training hours (which has earned him a place on the Team GB pathway) and is a huge part of the RGU boat club committee. Juggling everything he does is hard work and Lewis should be commending for all the work he does both for his own career but more importantly for the local communities… find out more

Odmar Faroe

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Odmar has lived in a number of countries and experienced a number of transitions in life over the last decade, Mixing studies/work and travel all around Europe for his club and country Odmar knows what its like to have a lot on his plate, to here more about his life and career and ask him for a bit of advice …..click here

Claire Brownie

10985467_894109900637352_2963117848997443868_nNetball international Claire Brownie has represented Scotland at the Commonwealth Games and World Championships. The 25-year-old, who can play wing defence or centre said “The Commonwealth Games were absolutely brilliant, definitely a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I couldn’t have asked for it to go any better and I loved performing on that stage”. To read more about Claire…..Click here!

Emma Love

Emma Love is fast becoming one of the most promising Netball talents in the North East of Scotland. A determined young player pushing herself in every way to achieve her targets and work her wayphoto 2 up the national teams. Recently back from competing in Netball Europe she has learnt a lot and knows her strengths and areas to work on. Not scared of either a challenge or pushing herself Emma would be a great Goal model to speak with about new experiences and challenging yourself to be the best. Learn more about Emma below and drop her a question! To read more about Emma…… Click here!