Central – Richard Mackenzie

Richard Mackenzie

Name :- Richard Mackenzie

Where are you from?
Tain, Ross-shire
Joiner – Building -Development Company.
A Family company with my Wife Christine (accounts) My Son and Son in law foremen joiners, my Son in-laws father workshop manager.
We have a total staff of Fourteen and have been in Business for twenty seven years.
We also do some development work in new builds or refurbishments.

Age, family details?
59 years old – 27 years Married to my wife Christine with three of a family :- My Daughter Emma has two boys, My Son Alan has one boy and my son Lewis is not married to date but has a steady Girl Friend. Emma and Alan live in Tain and Lewis works in Glasgow.

What is your club/are your clubs?
Locheye and Saint Duthus is my mother club , I am also a member of Invergordon CC.

Proudest achievement in curling?
Skipping the winning team in 2010 Lucerne openair tournament in Murren, Switzerland – 30 Swiss teams and 2 Scottish teams.

What are you doing now in curling?
I have been Match Secretary for the Sutherland Province since 2003. We run a ten team league, a knockout competition and various bonspiels. We curl out of Inverness (originally Brora but it closed 2006)
Our main aim is to keep curling interests in the far North so we have to travel to various Bonspiels through out the season to meet new friends and keep curling on the map in the Highlands.

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