To establish a more strategic approach – lead by The Steering Group which is made up of representatives of the member clubs, BaN Chairman and Coordinator.
North and South action groups made up from representatives of the BaN clubs will lead on the following project areas:
To enhance coach development in areas of most need and to facilitate talent identification of promising young coaches’
To assist clubs to enhance their infrastructure and become more financially sustainable.
To provide Club Leadership development and to support activities to help increase the recruitment and retention of coaches and athletes.
Volunteer Development and School-Club Links
To proactively support opportunities to encourage parents and younger members (16-21yrs) to become volunteers and to assist the continued professional development of existing volunteers.
To disseminate good school-club link procedures and practices utilising HE/FE support.
Run in England
Coach development with focus on throws
Promotion linked to Jamaican team
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made up of a representative from each current member club across the whole of Birmingham plus the Chair and Network Coordinator (NCo)
this will meet quarterly, ideally rotating around the four venues that host the Clubs (Alexander, Fox Hollies, Munrow, & Wyndley), or alternating between two main South/North centres (Munrow/Alexander)
they will agree ongoing strategy, in consultation with their members, and also establish project task responsibilities and delivery timelines in their first meeting at the outset of Yr 2
information is two way between the steering group and the CCSO (supporting role), South and North Action Groups and subgroups
SOUTH & NORTH ACTION GROUP
these included representatives on the steering group that are based in the respective regions
they will be empowered to establish their own informal meetings with other colleagues in order to organise delivery within their remit
although action group members are given a main areas of responsibility, much delivery involves a variety of project areas e.g. the UoB~ BRAT Quadkids school-club partnership initiative involved school-club links and volunteering
they will share good practice and constructive feedback with their South/North counterpart and establish lines of communication with the subgroups impacting on their area of responsibility
these represent more specialist sub projects identified in the Yr 2 plans
information and support is two-way between the South and North Action Groups
(a) Although K.Holt has specific lead role in North Action Group he still ‘supports’ South Action Group as part of his BaN coordinator role
(b) BaN also needs to create athlete focus group(s), including for younger athletes, during Yr2 to get feedback to consider for Yr 3 plans