International jobs board shows its support of local sporting talent
October 2013: OilCareers.com, the leading international oil and gas jobs board, has presented four local sports teams with new strips underlining its commitment to the development of young people in the north east.
The company has invested almost £3,500 in total for the strips and kits of players at Newmachar, Westdyke and Stonehaven football clubs and Arduthie badminton club.
OilCareers.com managing director Mark Guest said: “Supporting the developing skills of young people of all ages across the communities of Aberdeen city and shire as they look towards potential careers is important to OilCareers.com.”
OilCareers.com will deliver a total of 80 full strips, the kits will be supplied to the Newmachar under 15’s football team, the under 14’s Westdyke Community Club, a squad that will be playing in the A league of the juvenile football leagues, the 2004s of Stonehaven Youth Football Club and the Arduthie Badminton Club for two seasons.
Marc Andrew, Manager/Coach Stonehaven Youth FC 2004s said: “Our sponsorship deal with OilCareers.com is hugely appreciated by everyone at Stonehaven Youth Football Club.
“OilCareers.com’s invaluable financial support has helped us gain SFA quality mark accreditation and ensured that our young players have access to quality training facilities and nationally trained coaches. We very much hope that OilCareers.com’s generous investment will help us continue to develop the region’s footballing talent.”
Mr Guest continues: “It is with great satisfaction that we can help support regular sporting activity in the north east.
“Each of the football leagues and the badminton club carry a lot of talent and our investment will go some way towards helping individuals flourish.
“Training and development is paramount to our business and so we are advocates of team sports that encourage children to learn and work together to achieve their potential.”