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Western Isles Island Games Association
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NEWS ITEM
24 November 2015

Team Managers for the Natwest Island Games 2017.

The Executive Committee of the Western Isles Island Games Association (WIIGA) wishes to appoint Team Managers to select and prepare athletes for the NatWest International Island Games.

The next games will be held from the 24th to 30th June 2017 in Gotland. The 18 Island Games sports are as follows:

Archery
Athletics
Badminton
Basketball
Bowls
Cycling
Football (Men’s & Women’s)
Golf
Gymnastics
Judo
Sailing
Shooting
Squash
Swimming
Table tennis
Tennis
Triathlon
Volleyball

In order to ensure maximum participation at each games, WIIGA wish to seek nominations for Sports Team Managers to select and prepare athletes to the standard required for this international competition. Sports Team Managers will be required to agree the desired standards expected of our athletes and prepare a development plan to be implemented to support selection deadlines for our athletes.

Norman Macdonald, Chairperson of WIIGA explained - “ WIIGA wish to build on the success of previous Games and integral to achieving this is having the right managers appointed to select and develop our talented sports people. We are looking for experienced people who understand the challenges of training and selecting competitors for an international competition. Gotland will be our 7th Games and building on our previous experiences we know that it is important to have managers in place as soon as possible. The intention is to have as many competitors as possible travelling to Gotland, although the final decision on who goes will be decided by the WIIGA committee by spring 2017. In reality that presents an exciting challenge for WIIGA in terms of appointing the right managers, preparing our talented sports people and sourcing the necessary finance.”

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

The closing date for applications is the 31st December 2015.

To keep up to date with the preparations for the Natwest Island Games 2017 check out www.islandgames2017.com.

For more information Contact:

Karen Pickard (Secretary)

01851 822787

karen.pickard@cne-siar.gov.uk

 

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