Brian Pahlmann is the chair of ClubSport Aberdeen.
Brian has a lifelong passion for helping people to become active and to stay active. He applied this passion to physical therapy and sports medicine for 15 years and to fitness and coaching for over 20 years while still at home in the United States. Since April 2016, he has channeled this energy into Aberdeen Amateur Athletic Club as club manager.
Brian is excited to take an active role in supporting and empowering the sport club community of Aberdeen through the establishment and future endeavors of ClubSport Aberdeen.
Angie has been involved in hockey since her school days and currently both plays and is President for her club Aberdeen Bon Accord MBC Hockey Club.
Angie’s specialism lies in her over 30 years’ experience in IT and Project Management and she has worked in both the private and public sectors. A qualified Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, she is currently the IT and Operations Manager for a law firm in Aberdeen and is a former Board Member for Scottish Hockey and is the current Vice-Chair or the Mid-Deeside Community Sports Hub.
Mark Pain supports the works of the board of ClubSport Aberdeen in a non-voting capacity through his role as Community Sport Manager for Sport Aberdeen.
He has been an active member of Granite City Wanderers Hockey Club for over 15 years, initially as a player, then as a coach who wanted to give something back to the sport.
Mark is also a keen Badminton player, and set up Granite City Badminton Club in 2006, with the aim of creating a welcoming environment for all standards and ages of players to be able to develop their game.
Neil started running football teams for King Street Sports Club in 1971 when he was still playing for the club in the Granite City League.
For ten years he ran the club’s team in the Hazlewood League on the Saturday morning as well as running their under-14 team in the Youth Service League on a Saturday afternoon. During this period he also served as the organising secretary of the Grampian Union of Boys Club as well as being President of the Aberdeen Youth Service League.
In 1985 he managed the King Street Belmont team that won the Scottish Juvenile Cup at under-16 level, the first club from Aberdeen to do so. Andy Smith, who scored the winning goal in that final, went on to score a goal for Airdrie in the Scottish Cup Final against Rangers.
Neil served as club secretary and president of the King Street Sports Club for more than 30 years.
He was awarded a Life Membership of the Aberdeen and District Juvenile FA in 1991 and has served on its executive committee for more than twenty-five years.
With the formation of the Scottish Youth FA in 1999 Neil undertook the voluntary role of North Regional Secretary with responsibility of organising the local rounds of the Scottish Cup and arranging the selection process for the various age group Regional Development Squads.
In 2004 Neil was awarded the Scottish Youth FA Presidential award for his serves to youth football and in particular his work in developing a Club Resources Pack for new clubs and his work on producing match programmes for Scottish Cup semi-finals and finals. He was further honoured by the SYFA with the award of a Life Membership in 2009.
In 2008 Neil was elected as President of the Aberdeen and District Juvenile FA, before going on to become Association Secretary in 2012. He still holds this position as well as Regional Secretary for the SYFA.
Neil has been a member of the SFA North Regional Committee since its inception in 2008. He was also an executive committee member of the old Aberdeen Sports Council.
The purpose of ClubSport Aberdeen will not only be to provide the AAP with club input, but also to ensure that Aberdeen has safe, sustainable and supported clubs, using expertise from within the club network as well as from partners in the wider network.