Club Officers

Chairman (currently unfilled)

Promotes the aims, and oversees the activities of the club to ensure that they are conducted in accordance with the rules and constitution. Chairs the committee meetings and AGM, assists the secretary to produce the agendas, heads the committee in making decisions for the benefit of the whole club including disciplinary matters and strategic planning. Overall responsibility for implementing safeguarding procedures within the club.

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Andrew Gostelow - Membership Secretary

The main point of contact for any queries relating to new and current club membership. Maintains an up to date and accurate record of each club members’ details, and administers each club member’s registration with the national body.

Fixtures Secretary - Colin Barnes

The fixtures secretary is the lead for organising Charnwood Open Meetings, as well as league, inter club and friendly competitions for all the teams in the club.  The role cover winter and summer competitions, so includes Cross Country, Indoor and Sportshall as well as Track and Field.

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Treasurer - Sue Ducey

To oversee the clubs finances, ensuring a budget is set, accounts are properly kept and audited and that the committee receives regular up to date and accurate financial information.

Ensures that the club has enough money to operate, and is financially viable.

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Sophia Howard / Andrew Gostelow - Welfare & Safeguarding

Designated officer(s) for welfare and safeguarding, ensuring that the club upholds its duty of care to its members and making sure that all club members receive fair and equal treatment at all times. The first point of contact for any welfare or safeguarding questions or concerns. Advises and supports the club officers and committee to implement welfare policies and procedures, responding to any concerns regarding child protection and ensuring that all coaches/officials/volunteers have completed DBS and Independent Safeguarding Authority checks as required.

Coaching Coordinator

The coaching coordinator keeps an up to date knowledge of coaching rules, regulations and requirements and maintains an up to date list of all club coaches. Acts as the main point of contact for all queries relating to coaching and encourages club members to undertake coaching courses and provide mentoring support as required.
 
Works with the club coaches to ensure that all club training sessions are safe, varied, effective, relevant, enjoyable and within guidelines produced by the Club and UK Athletics.

Liz Pearson - Officials Coordinator

Coordinate the club officials and co-operate with other competition organisers, coaches, team managers etc. in the provision of fair and equitable conditions for the conduct of athletic events under the relevant rules of the competition, thereby offering all participants every opportunity to achieve their own personal goals and aspirations.

Act in a decisive, but friendly, manner in their interaction with other officials, competitors, coaches and spectators, respecting the rights of others.

Liz Pearson - Secretary

To administer, forward and file all club correspondence. Bring matters outstanding to the attention of chair/team managers. Provide administrative support to the club chair.

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