Meet Our Team

Roger Watts

Welfare Officer

As the clubs welfare officer Roger plays a pivotal role in safeguarding the well-being and safety of club members, particularly young athletes. Overseeing the implementation of safeguarding policies, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and guidelines. Responsibilities include providing confidential support, advice, and guidance to athletes and their families, addressing any welfare concerns or safeguarding issues that may arise. Our welfare officer also facilitates education and training initiatives on topics such as child protection and mental health awareness, fostering a safe and supportive environment where athletes can thrive both on and off the field.

Shoots: Barebow & Compound

 

Club Role Title: Welfare Officer

Responsibilities:

  1. Promote the well-being and safeguarding of all club members, with a particular focus on the welfare of young athletes.
  2. Provide confidential support and guidance to club members experiencing personal, emotional, or welfare-related issues.
  3. Act as a point of contact for members to raise concerns or seek assistance regarding welfare matters.
  4. Implement and oversee safeguarding policies and procedures to ensure a safe and inclusive environment within the club.
  5. Liaise with external organizations, such as sports governing bodies and safeguarding authorities, to stay updated on best practices and regulations.
  6. Organize and deliver welfare training and awareness sessions for club members, coaches, and volunteers.
  7. Monitor and review welfare practices within the club, identifying areas for improvement and implementing necessary changes.
  8. Collaborate with club committees and relevant stakeholders to promote a culture of well-being and support within the club.
  9. Maintain confidentiality and professionalism in handling sensitive welfare issues and information.
  10. Uphold the club’s values and ethos by prioritizing the welfare and safety of all members.

Phil Barrow

Coach

Member of the coaching team

Shoots: American Flatbow & Longbow

 

Club Role Title: Coach

Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and implement training programs to improve the skills and performance of athletes within the club.
  2. Provide instruction, guidance, and feedback to athletes during training sessions and competitions.
  3. Assess individual athlete abilities and tailor coaching methods to meet their specific needs and goals.
  4. Foster a positive and motivating environment that encourages teamwork, sportsmanship, and personal development.
  5. Plan and organize practice sessions, drills, and activities to enhance technical proficiency and tactical understanding.
  6. Monitor athlete progress and performance, adjusting coaching strategies as necessary to optimize development.
  7. Collaborate with other coaches, club officials, and support staff to coordinate training schedules and competition plans.
  8. Communicate effectively with athletes, parents, and club administrators regarding training schedules, expectations, and progress updates.
  9. Stay informed about advancements in sports coaching techniques, strategies, and best practices through continuing education and professional development.
  10. Serve as a role model for athletes, exemplifying dedication, discipline, and a passion for the sport.

Caroline Lawrence

President

Club President

Shoots: Olympic Recurve & Longbow

 

Club Role Title: President

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide overall leadership and direction to the sports club in alignment with its mission, vision, and values.
  2. Chair club meetings and oversee the effective functioning of the club’s committees and operations.
  3. Represent the club at external events, meetings, and partnerships to promote its interests and objectives.
  4. Work closely with other club officers, committee members, and stakeholders to develop and implement strategic plans and initiatives.
  5. Serve as the primary point of contact for club members, addressing their concerns and fostering a positive club environment.
  6. Advocate for the club’s interests and priorities within the broader sports community and relevant governing bodies.
  7. Manage and maintain relationships with sponsors, donors, and external partners to support club activities and initiatives.
  8. Uphold transparency, integrity, and accountability in all club activities and decision-making processes.
  9. Support and mentor club officers and committee members in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities.
  10. Ensure compliance with club policies, regulations, and legal requirements.