An Aberdeen kickboxer has helped play host to an event with nearly 100 young people at Hampden.
Declan Coutts was part of a group of five young people who helped organise Lead The Way alongside sportscotland.
The 21-year-old, a kickboxer and coach at Aberdeen Korean Kickbox and Grapple, was recently selected to join the sportscotland Young People’s Sport Panel.
The event on Tuesday had workshops focussing on areas like communication, mindset and self-awareness, and helped shared ideas on their respective roles within sport.
It saw members of the organisation’s Young People’s Sport Panel give a talk while Minister for Sport Joe FitzPatrick visited the young people and offered his support on the day.
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Declan said: “Being a part of the planning team for the Lead the way Event has been a fantastic opportunity for me to see how things like this are developed from a simple discussion to a full-blown event.
“As a young person this event has also given me a great chance to have my voice and opinion heard.
“Sportscotland have really put the young people at the forefront of every discussion and decision that has been made.”
Chief Executive of sportscotland Stewart Harris added: “Events like this are important to help develop the next generation of young sport leaders. I want to congratulate the group on all their efforts in planning Lead the Way and I look forward to seeing the positive impact their passion will have.”