Reports for AGM 2017
Director & Chairman:
Action points from last Kent Board meeting – 30/11/17
- A regions meeting was held on 15/11/17
- Fixtures have started for Masters, Juniors and Seniors.
- 6 BE tournaments have been held
- Newsletter almost finalised and should be circulated and on the website soon.
- New coaching schedule to be released ready for the New Year.
- U20’s have been invited to play in the ECC – English Counties Championship
Criteria for picking Shires/Senior County teams:
- Shires matches – selected by specific squad coach(s) in conjunction with the Performance Manager
- Seniors matches – Teams chosen by Selection Committee at beginning of season and that committee to be 4 or more people
- Reasons for selection changes always given and agreed by more than one person
- Propose to publicise changes and reasons for changes to any players who request the information. Trying to be open and clear
- Selected on current form (Tournaments, BE Rankings or BE Gradings, Kent coaching session observations etc.)
- Players availability for match
- Suitability for a specific role in the team. (e.g. partners well for doubles or is a singles specialist)
- Works well in the team (it’s a team sport so its essential everyone works together)
Note: Additional selection process is in place for ICT/ICC. These team selections are made with a selected group of coaches but is still based on the above criteria.
Criteria for players selected to be a part of the county commit to the following minimum:
- Must try to compete in at least 3 Badminton England tournaments or which 1 may be the Kent Restricted (This does not apply to players who have represented their county at National level). Note that senior players who play outside of the county in a BE tournament, Kent will refund 50% of the fees for the first tournament
- Playing the Restricted for age group is mandatory unless formal reasons given in advance
- If a player disagrees with their selection and refuses to play for a certain squad, that refusal may be considered to apply for any remaining matches in that season
- If selected for a county match, be available and committed fully to play unless a formal reason given in advance
Kent District League Committee
League contacts are: Dave Gardner (NF), Paul Stephenson (Med), Mike O’Keeffe (Med), Robin Wells (O/NWK), Philip Chipperfield (SF), Myra Launders (Rainham), John Spink (Rav), John Pye (TW) Robin Hart (Ump).
Minutes from 2016 AGM
Articles of Association
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