If you want the freedom to choose, you are in the right place. People buy WHY you do what you do, not what you do.

Damien O’Looney

Managing Director

Damien is the Managing Director of Appin Sports. Damien has spent many years working for some of the UK's largest running events so has a deep knowledge of the issues facing race directors and organisers. He’s on the race committee for the multi terrain 7R Half marathon and is race director for the ‘Rigg Race’ just outside Edinburgh. Damien is a keen runner and member of Harmeny AC. He’s most happy running the many trails around the Pentland Hills. Damien’s marathon PB is an impressive 2:42 achieved as a VET at Manchester 2017.

Alex Henderson

Key Account Manager

Alex is the Key Account Manager for Appin Sports and has been part of the Appin Sports family for over 4 years. Alex is responsible for identifying new opportunities and building relationships with both existing and prospective clients. At Appin Sports, we make a big promise to our customers, and as key accounts manager, Alex ensures that we successfully deliver on that promise. Sport has been a big part of Alex's life. Prior to injury, he was a keen rugby player and pulled on many jerseys including Dunfermline RFC, Heriot's RFC, OMBAC and also Scotland U20's. Now, Alex likes to keep himself fit by lifting heavy things up and putting them down again (in the gym) and has recently started putting in the miles on the road bike. After completing the 85 Mile ETAPE Caledonia in 2019, he wants to tick a few more UK cycling events off!

Kenny Aitchison

Football Consultant

Kenny is another new addition to Appin Sports team and was brought in as part of our expansion into football teamwear as a football consultant.
As a UEFA A licence and active football coach, Kenny has a great understanding of the current needs and requirements of a modern football club and will ensure that our customers have a terrific kit which will truly stand out. In his spare time, he trains Civil Service Strollers in the Scottish Lowland League, having previously coached with Dundee United and East Fife.

Rachael Dunn

Business Sales Executive

Rachael joined the Appin Sports team in April 2019 as the Business Sales Executive, having previously worked in the sports industry for more than 5 years. In her role she works alongside new clients to bring their ideas to life, and loves to learn all about the events she works on. Running has always been a big part of Rachael’s life, having been competing for Edinburgh Athletics Club on the road, hills and track since she was nine. Her biggest achievement remains winning the Senior National Scottish Cross Country Championships in 2014, but she hopes that a quick Half Marathon time will come soon!

Bing Li

Production Manager

As the Appin Sports production manager, Bing is involved with the planning and coordination of all manufacturing processes. She essentially owns the end to end production process! Bing likes to work out at the gym in her spare time and pushes herself at body pump.

Abid Karim


Abid looks after all the invoicing and bookkeeping behind the scenes. He likes hill climbing and trekking around the high hills of Gilgit-Baltistan

Nadezhda Sheveleva

Graphic Design

Nadezhda joined the team in 2018. She converts all the ideas and design into production and print-ready artwork, putting them on the templates and making multiple revisions according to the client's preferences. Nadezhda is fond of yoga and enjoys her training and meditates twice a week.


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Company Ethos: People buy why you do what you do, not what you do. We want staff that are invested in the company - they see it as ‘my’ company. We want staff to feel appreciated and rewarded. We want staff hungry to achieve their best - whatever level that is. First line in website. If you want the freedom to choose, you are in the right place.