Excellence in School Sport Programme (ESSP) - Athlete Application 2018/19

All applicants, whether you are new to ESSP or if you were on the programme this academic year, should complete the application form below. You cannot save the data in this form, however your login session will last for one week. Note that all sections marked (*) are compulsory and the closing date for applications is Thursday 31 May 2018.

1. Applicant Name:*
2. Applicant Date of Birth:*
3. Name of school you attend (NB you must attend a West Lothian school to be eligible for ESSP): *
4. Year group going into in academic year 2018-19:*
5. Likely level of school subjects being studied in academic year 2018-19:*
6. Name of the school teacher you have spoken to and that is in support of your application:*
7. What is your sport?*
8. If you are a golfer, please state your current handicap:
9. What is the name of the club you train with and compete for?*
10. How many hours per week do you currently train?*

Please provide:

11. The name of your lead club coach that you have spoken to and that is in support of your application:*
12. E-mail address of your lead club coach:*
13. The mobile number of your lead club coach:*
14. Are you currently selected to represent a sport governing body or national organisation's Regional or National squad programme?*

If you answered yes to question 14, please fully complete question 15 a) through to f). If you answered no, please go straight to question 16.

15 a) The name of the sport governing body or national organisation:
15 b) The name of the Regional or National squad selected for:
15 c) The age band or category of the Regional or National squad selected for:
15 d) The name of your Regional or National lead coach:
15 e) E-mail address of your Regional or National squad lead coach:
15 f) The mobile number of your Regional or National lead coach:
16. If you answered no to question 14, please provide some details as to why you feel you are at a level within your sport to apply for a place on a performance programme:
17. Name of lead Parent or Guardian in support of application:*
18. Relation to applicant:*
19. Lead Parent or Guardian E-mail:*
20. Lead Parent or Guardian Contact Number:*
21. An emergency contact number (please ensure this is different to that of lead adult contact number):*

It is important that we are able to liaise with athletes, both in relation to their applications and to communicate regularly with successful applicants throughout the year. Please help us to do this by providing the following pupil contact details. An email address is essential so please provide one that will be accessed regularly by the pupil applicant:

22. Athlete E-mail:*
23. Athlete Contact Number:

24. If you were on ESSP this academic year, please help us to review our services by answering the following questions. Please only rate the services that you accessed, leaving responses to any services that you did not use blank.

Please rate Strength and Conditioning on the following scale where 1 is the least beneficial and 5 is the most beneficial:
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5
Please rate Physiotherapy on the following scale where 1 is the least beneficial and 5 is the most beneficial:
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5
Please rate Sport Psychology on the following scale where 1 is the least beneficial and 5 is the most beneficial:
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Please rate ESSP Golf Coaching on the following scale where 1 is the least beneficial and 5 is the most beneficial:
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5

When you click on the 'Submit Application' button below, as long as you have properly completed all the compulsory fields, a copy of your application will be sent to the E-mail addresses stated in the 'Lead Parent or Guardian E-mail' field and the 'Athlete E-mail' field. This will act as confirmation that your application has been successfully submitted, however if you are unsure please contact the programme coordinator detailed on the ESSP home page for confirmation.