RECOGNITION FOR COUNTRY COACHES & OFFICIALS

RECOGNITION FOR COUNTRY COACHES & OFFICIALS

19 March 2007

$4,300 has been allocated to 7 individual sports people under the 2007 Country Coaches & Officials Scheme, The Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George announced today.

“Such recognition to country coaches and officials in the Lismore electorate by the Minister for Sport & Recreation is testimony to the talent and dedication in rural areas,” Mr George said.

The following people have received funding as a contribution to expenses to access opportunities to participate in education courses that assist them in gaining or maintaining required accreditation:

Alan Foley Judo Federation of Australia
Terence Cox NSW Country Rugby Union
Jodie Behan NSW Gymnastic Assoc
Mahala Klotz NSW Gymnastic Assoc
Todd Usher NSW Karate Federation
Dean Marshall NSW Karate Federation
Christopher Layland Northern NSW Soccer Federation

“The Scheme is vital in its role in assisting with the expenses that many rural people are faced with,” concluded Mr George.

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577