Chairman

The main purpose of the Chairman’s “job” is to

  • Continuing the development and strategy of the club in accordance with the Club Constitution
  • Chair the  Management Committee meetings (3 or 4 per annum) and ensure decisions are made by all committee members
  • Chair the  Annual General meeting (AGM)
  • Publicise the club positively in the local community and in the triathlon world

This like all Committee members needs someone who

  • Most important of all, is a regular at our Club training sessions.
  • Has been a member for more than 2 years and is a triathlete with experience in triathlon coaching and racing
  • Knows most of the club members and is friendly with everyone.

Deputy Chairman

The main purpose of the Deputy Chairman’s “job” is to

• Deputise for the Chairman as appropriate
• Participate in Management Committee meetings (3 or 4 per annum) and contribute to developing the strategy of the club
• Publicise the club positively in the local community and in the triathlon world

This like all Committee members needs someone who

• Most important of all, is a regular at all our Club training sessions.
• Has been a member for more than 12 months and is a triathlete with some experience in racing
• Knows most of the club members and is friendly with everyone.

Honorary Secretary

The main purpose of the Honorary Secretary’s “job” is to

  • Organise and minute the Committee meetings
  • Organise and minute the AGM

This like all Committee members needs someone who

  • Most important of all, is a regular at our Club training sessions.
  • Has been a member for more than 12 months and is a triathlete with some experience in racing
  • Knows most of the club members and is friendly with everyone.

Honorary Treasurer

The main purpose of the Honorary Treasurer’s “job” is to

  • be responsible for the finances of the club
  • Present a statement of annual accounts at the AGM

This like all Committee members needs someone who

  • Most important of all, is a regular at our Club training sessions.
  • Has been a member for more than 12 months and is a triathlete with some experience in racing
  • Knows most of the club members and is friendly with everyone.

Membership Secretary

The main purpose of the Membership Secretary’s “job” is to

  • Look after all membership applications and new members.
  • Prepare the statement of membership income for the annual accounts at the Annual General Meeting
  • Co-ordinate the annual renewals of membership

In more detail:

  • Monitor membership enquiry emails and respond to them
  • Check membership applications and present to Committee
  • Recommend whether each application should be accepted or rejected
  • Prepare welcome packs and keep club brochure up to date
  • Ensure stock of items in welcome pack and order as necessary, budget for Treasurer
  • Send welcome email
  • Keep welcome email up to date
  • Introduce club captains to new members
  • Deputise for the club secretary in their absence.

This like all Committee members needs someone who

  • Most important of all, is a regular at our Club training sessions.
  • Has been a member for more than 12 months and is a triathlete with some experience in racing
  • Knows most of the club members and is friendly with everyone.

Club Captains (one lady and one gentleman)

The main purpose of the Club Captains “job” is to
  • Encourage the new and maybe not so active people
  • Encourage everyone to participate in Club Training sessions
  • Organise everyone to tackle particular triathlon races
  • Organise any other activities which will encourage members to participate in triathlons and training and bring the club together (eg velodrome visits, weekends away, pub evenings, etc)
This like all Committee members needs someone who
  • Most important of all, is a regular at our Club training sessions.
  • Has been a member for more than 12 months and is a triathlete with some experience in racing
  • Knows most of the club members and is friendly with everyone.

Great Britain Teams Promoter

The main purpose of the GB Teams Promoter’s “job” is to

• As a committee member take appropriate action to achieve the target of getting double the present number of members who have represented Great Britain at World or European Championships over the next three years.
• Assist members to identify the right qualifying races to enter
• Lead the club team to one of the championships each year
• Coordinate the setting up of supporter’s groups to travel to Championships where the Club is represented

This post needs someone who specifically

• Has raced for Great Britain recently.
• Knows most of the club members and is friendly with everyone.

New posts created in 2017 for the club’s15th Anniversary

Vice President (VP)

This post is open to members who have made an outstanding contribution to the development and ongoing running of Cheltenham Triathlon Club and shown extraordinary achievement in the sport of Triathlon
Any member may be proposed and seconded for VP to the committee. The Club Committee will vote and if a majority in favour put forward to Club AGM where a majority vote will confirm the VP appointment.
As a committee member the VP would:
• Uphold the principles of the founder members
• Safeguard ethos of the club
Principles of the founder members;
The aim of the Club has always been to provide an enjoyable environment for members to train for triathlon and to provide the coaching which enables members to achieve beyond their expectations – or wildest dreams even.
Ethos of the Club
• Membership open to all adults, presently range from 16 to over 70
• Training sessions designed to be suitable for all abilities
• Coaching is proven in effectiveness from getting beginners to their first triathlon through to high level of achievement at Age Group World Championships
• Coaching is specific for triathletes and realistic for busy working people
• Coaches are Club members who want to put something back into the Club and build on the expertise of the founder members

President

Honorary post of President to reflect the importance and enhance the profile of the Club in the local community
Post open to a well known Triathlete or person associated with the sport of Triathlon
Any member may put forward a suggestion for President to the Club Committee. The Club Committee will vote and if a majority in favour put forward to Club AGM where a majority vote will confirm the VP appointment.
No person is being proposed at present, this positions the Club for the future.