I would like to welcome all running umpires, committee, and members to season 2022. Firstly, I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to the committee for again giving me this opportunity to be your director of umpiring and field coach and entrusting me in these positions.
If you want to achieve a senior grand final and can prove that you are of that quality, then the following criteria throughout the season will be used:
Welcome to season 2022
PRECEDANCE SET AT START OF SEASON:
If you want a senior grand final and can prove to me that you are of that quality, then this criteria throughout the season will be used:
“WITH A CONSISTENT, TRANSPARENT AND FAIR APPROACH, I WANT TO HELP YOU BECOME THE BEST THAT YOU CAN BE, THAT DOESN’T MEAN I CAN MAKE YOU THE BEST”
THE COACHES GAME PLAN:
DOU/Field coach: Nicole Downie
Boundary senior : Nathan Hoy
Boundary Junior/BUMP assistant: Caitlin Kavanagh
Goal: yet to be filled (seeking expressions of interest if you know of anyone)
Goal Assistant: Pat Nolan
Track Supervisor: Cris Fitzhardinge
Junior mentors: Alana Bellman, Kyle Hutchins, Dylan Denaro and Anna Wilkinson.
(These young mentors will assist with BUMP training and be the go to face for young members
Pre-season games will be starting soon. Please let me know of your availability once these commence. This is a great chance for me to see where your level is at, attempt new things and also assess your fitness levels