Tuesday, 11 April 2017 08:26

Staff Contacts

 

Susan Cooper - Development Director

Susan as Development Director is responsible for the strategic development of the Bowls Development Alliance (BDA) and ensuring that targets outlined  in the Play Bowls Strategy 2017-2021 document are met. She also has responsibility for securing continued funding from Sport England (SE) and other partners and ensuring targets agreed with them are also met. She is responsible for the nine team members and reports directly to the BDA Board of Directors. Susan also has overall responsibility for the Budget, Governance, Coach Bowls and Safeguarding.

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Mobile: 07884 358202

Chris Parkin - Finance & Governance Manager

Chris is responsible for all the finance and governance processes associated with a funding award, alongside the administration of all working aspects of the organisation. He is responsible for the budget and the quarterly reporting to Sport England which is crucial for funding to be released to the BDA. He works closely with the Development Director and provides support to the Insight & Development Manager and Coaching Manager as well as other team members. He line manages the Administration Officer and oversees the running of the office.

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Office: 01664 777001

Jon Hart - Development Manager

Jon’s role is to oversee and manage the club and community delivery of the BDA. This includes the Club Development Programme and Just Bowl, ensuring that both are hitting their targets outlined in the Play Bowls Strategy 2017-2021. He also has the responsibility of leading on the Data and Insight for the BDA to ensure that all areas of work are hitting their targets which is reported to Sport England on a 6 monthly basis. Jon works within the senior management team alongside the Development Director and the Finance & Governance Manager.

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Mobile: 07795 555907

 

George Babalev - Club Development Co-ordinator

George’s role is to Co-ordinate the Club Development Programme and to ensure that targets outlined in the Play Bowls Strategy 2017-2021 are met. He also has the responsibility of leading, supporting and developing two Club Development Officers and ensuring they are delivering the programme effectively. George is also the BDA’s Disability Lead and is part of the Disability Steering Group, responsible for the implementation of the National Strategic Disability Action Plan.

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Mobile: 07826 929604

Anna Coulson - Club Development Officer

Anna lives in Leeds and covers the midlands and north of the country. Her role is to work directly with identified bowls clubs to support them in their development. The aim is to ensure that all the clubs involved in the programme receive the help they need to grow new members, retain their members and in so doing reinforce a physical activity habit for life. Anna is also the lead officer for the Women Can programme.

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Mobile: 07826 929558

 

Conor Grogan - Club Development Officer

Conor is the Club Development Programme officer for the south of England. His role is to ensure the clubs that have successfully applied for the programme have the support they need to grow new members, retain existing members and in doing so reinforcing the long-term sustainability of clubs.  

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obile: 07557 819569

 

Kara Purvis - Administration Officer (Part-Time)

Kara works in our head office at Melton Mowbray and works closely with the Finance & Governance Manager works to ensure the smooth running of the office. Her main duties included the administration of the Play Bowls Package scheme and providing admin support for our Women Can programme. Kara works Monday to Thursday, 10am to 2pm.

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ffice: 01664 777001

 Amanda Scriven-Purcell

Amanda Scriven-Purcell - Coaching Manager

Amanda is responsible for the development of the Coach Bowls coaching structure across the sport of bowls. This includes responsibility for the development and maintenance of the qualifications and modules along with the Coach Education workforce. She leads the Coaching Advisory group (made up of Tutors) along with the County Coaching Co-ordinators group (volunteers). She works closely alongside the Finance & Governance Manager to ensure the smooth delivery of all courses and modules.

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Mobile: 07879 631916

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