State Team 2021 Management Update!

Rowing SA are excited to inform the SA Rowing community of the following roles to manage and facilitate the State Team for 2020-21.

Rowing SA has created a new role of State Team Coordinator, and we are pleased to announce that this position will be filled by Bec Francis. Bec will be responsible for organising the logistics of training, racing, and selection events in conjunction with the State Team Selection Panel and all nominated persons in the Interstate, Pathway and Masters State Teams. She will also ensure clear and comprehensive communication between all key stakeholders to facilitate the most fair and productive platform for South Australian rowing State representatives to be successful.

The duties of the State Team Coodinator include:

  • Be the secretary for the selection panel
  • Put together documents and minutes of meetings plus compile information for the Board
  • Liaise with clubs/schools to organise equipment for State Team training and racing
  • Manage and maintain equipment used for ST training
  • Support the State Team Manager organise the 2 State Team functions (Adelaide/Tasmania)
  • Organise uniform
  • Organise communication to selected and non-selected athletes

Rowing SA are delighted that Matt Hooper has once again volunteered for the role of Athlete Commissioner. As a doctor and an avid rower himself, Matt’s priority is the wellbeing and support of the nominated persons (both athletes and coaches) throughout the State Team process. Matt’s duties involve:

  • Mediator, advisor and observer at selection trials and events
  • Advisor on appeals process to athletes, coxswains and coaches​
  • First port of call for any complaints from athletes, coxswains and coaches​
  • General support of athletes through the selection process

Rowing SA would like to thank Jacki Grant who has once again volunteered for the role of State Team Manager. She will support Bec in her role, and her specific duties are:

  • Uniform management and organisation
  • State Team Dinners/Events
  • Fundraising help

These positions will work alongside the State Team Selection Panel, Coaches and Athletes to ensure that South Australia will put forward another competitive state and national campaign for 2021. #YeahSA

Contact details will be posted here.