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CA Appoints Rich Waterman As The New AC IPD

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pictureCA Appoints Rich Waterman As The New AC IPD

by Mark Suter [CA Manager]
6th June 2019 (AC)

Rich Waterman of Colchester Croquet Club has been appointed as the new AC International Performance Director (IPD) in succession to Alison Maugham.

Rich and Alison will manage the transition/handover in the next couple of months.

Our thanks to Alison for the hard work she has put into the role in recent times.

Like the majority of CA roles, it is a volunteer activity and carries no remuneration.

Rich will report to the Chairman of the Management Committee.

As the incoming IPD, Rich will:

  • Be responsible for England's performance at international AC events, whether singles or team;
  • Formulate and implement a strategy to improve international performance in the short/medium term (i.e. the next Mac cycle) and medium/long term (i.e. future Mac cycles) including resourcing with volunteers as appropriate;
  • Liaise with all parts of the CA necessary to ensure support of improved international performance, influencing recruitment strategies, the tournament programme, International matches, selection policy, bursary funding, etc.;
  • Share relevant identified best practice with the GC International Performance Director.

The Role is expected to influence recruitment strategies, the tournament programme, international matches, selection policy, and bursary funding, and complements the existing activities of the Coaching and other Council Committees.

Our best wishes to Rich on his appointment.


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