Team Management and Support Staff

Behind the success of Team Scotland is a group of very passionate people, who work tirelessly in the run up to and during each Commonwealth Games to give our athletes every chance of achieving their ambitions.

Team Scotland has recruited a number of key personnel for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

All appointments are made with a focus on ensuring Team Scotland athletes are given the best possible preparation, and the right environment in which to excel, as we aim to continue Team Scotland’s Games success.

Team Scotland Birmingham 2022 staff appointments to date:

General Team Management

– Elinor Middlemiss – Chef de Mission

– Jill Elborn – General Team Manager, Accommodation and Village

– Joanne Deponio – General Team Manager, Transport and Logistics

– Chris Purdie – General Team Manager, Team Services

Medical and Physiotherapy

– Dr Niall Elliott – Chief Medical Officer

– Dr Carrie McCrae-Routray – Deputy Chief Medical Officer

– Oli Davies – Head of Physiotherapy


– Sophie Ashcroft – Head of Media

– Gillian Cooke – Deputy Head of Media

– Sarah Bell – Media Officer

– Paul Elliott – Media Officer

– Tom Everett – Media Officer

– Pete Matthews – Media Officer

– Beth Moorley – Media Officer

– Louise Stewart – Media Officer

– Josephine Watkinson – Celebrating Success Lead

– Julia Stenhouse – Digital Officer

Sport Specific Team Managers

– Aquatics: Lindsay Lewis

– Athletics: Julie Mollison

– Badminton: Robert Blair

– Basketball 3×3: Joanne Holmes

– Beach Volleyball: Doug MacDonald

– Boxing: Kevin Kerr

– Cycling: Christie Pollock

– Gymnastics: Jamie Bowie

– Men’s Hockey: Amy McLeod

– Women’s Hockey: Elsie Walker

– Judo: Euan Burton

– Lawn Bowls: Billy Mellor

– Netball: Karen McElveen

– Men’s Rugby 7s: Maura Diamond

– Women’s Rugby 7s: Richard Wood

– Squash: Mary McClung

– Table Tennis: TBC

– Triathlon: Catriona Morrison

– Weightlifting/Powerlifting: Colin Hannah

– Wrestling: Vaselie Jornea

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