County Contacts - North East region

County Contacts - North East region

County Athletics Association

The North East Region incorporates only one county association, the North Eastern Counties AA. 63 clubs (& 5 other organisations/ leagues) are affiliated to the NECAA. The NECAA meets every month

Chairman: Bill McGuirk
Treasurer: Les Venmore
Secretary: Jenny Tinkler


The following Committees organise NECAA Championship events in the North Eastern Counties:


Track & Field: Janice Kaufman / Kevin Flannery
Cross Country: --
Road Running: Kevin Carr (0191 522 9221)
Fell Running: Dave Parry (01287 660309)

Officials Committee Secretary: Richard Balding (0191 290 3418)

Community Sports Partnerships

County Durham Sport
Contact: Lynne Wightman (Development Manager)
Tel: 0191 301 8417

Northumberland Sport
Contact: Stephen Parsons (Club & Coach Development Officer)
Tel: 01670 785020 / 07729 797340

Tees Valley Sport

Contact: Vicky Evans (Strategic Development Manager)
Tel: 01642 342 287


Tyne & Wear Sport
Contact: Adam Brougham (Assistant Director – Club & Workforce)
Tel: 0191 497 2323 / 07791 931 681

Schools Athletics

County Schools Athletics is organised by the following (3) county associations:

Northumberland S.A.A. (inc. Berwick, Alnwick, Blyth Valley, Wansbeck, Castle Morpeth, Tynedale, City of Newcastle & North Tyneside)
Durham C.S.A.A. (includes Gateshead, South Tyneside, City of Sunderland, Chester le Street, Derwentside, Wear Valley, Easington, Sedgefield, Darlington and Teesdale)
Cleveland S.A.A. (inc. Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Stockton, and Redcar & Cleveland)