RECOGNITION FOR COUNTRY COACHES & OFFICIALS

RECOGNITION FOR COUNTRY COACHES & OFFICIALS

17 April 2009

$4,600 has been allocated to 8 individuals under the 2009 NSW Country Coaches & Officials Travel Scheme, 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 to sport in rural areas,” Mr George said

The following coaches and officials have received funding as a contribution to expenses to access education courses that assist them in gaining or maintaining required accreditation:

  • Geoffrey Hallmann - Baseball NSW
  • Mahala Klotz - NSW Gymnastic Association
  • Sharon Williamson - NSW Gymnastic Association
  • Dean Marshall - NSW Karate Federation
  • Jesse Smith - NSW Softball Association
  • Jay Gibson - NSW Softball Association
  • Leslie White - Swimming NSW Ltd
  • Helen White - Swimming NSW Ltd
  • “The Schemes are vital in assisting with the expenses that many country people are faced with when competing or participating in their chosen sport,” 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