Welcome message from the Chair, Jean Christoph Capelle
Ours is a new Committee established after the General Assembly in Dusseldorf in August 2011.
Our members are:
CHAIR Jean-Christoph Capelle (BEL)
SECRETARY Siobhan Madeley, Communications Manager (EHF)
Delphine Benoit-Mayoux (FRA)
Marcos Castro (POR)
Jakub Chomicz (POL)
Cathy Harris (ENG)
Daniel Frederik Gass (SWE)
Simon Mason (EHF EB Member)
Sabina Zampetti (ITA)
Matt Davies (WAL)
The function of the Committee is to provide a ‘think-tank’ of young vibrant hockey volunteers (many of whom are working for our Member Associations), and to consider how best to:
To promote Hockey as a sport in Europe and to promote the work of the EHF
To develop communications plans in conjunction with the EHF’s strategic plan
To administer and manage content on the EHF’s website and all new Media (Face book, twitter etc)
To provide a results service for all 35-40 EuroHockey Tournaments each year
To ensure the quality of EuroHockey events and competitions and stimulate the continuous improvement of these events for players, spectators, officials and partners
To foster good relations with the media i.e. TV (satellite and terrestrial), newspapers, radio and ensure good working conditions for the media at EuroHockey events.
We held our first meeting on 31st March 2012 in the EHF Office in Brussels and it was the perfect opportunity for the Committee to introduce themselves, explain our expertise and most importantly advise the Committee what we would contribute to the Committee!
Several Projects were discussed and the following workload was distributed with feeback due on 21st May in advance of our next meeting – A Skype meeting on 31st May:
Sports Presentation Paper: Sabina
Results: Daniel and Siobhan in conjunction with webmaster (Carla)
Media guidelines for Tournament Organiser: Marcos click here to download
Photographer of the Year: Matt
European Team of the Year: Simon
Contact with Development, Education, Youth Panel: Jean Christophe
Contact with Member Associations inviting them to contribute to the website: Siobhan
At the second meeting of the Committee this year on 22nd September in Dublin, many of the Projects were progressed:
Sports Presentation - can now be downloaded here
Results - will be trialled in 2013.
Media Guidelines - can be downloaded here
Photography Competition - will be launched in April 2013
European Team of the Year - still under discussion
EHF Hall of Fame - to be launched in 2013
An updated Strategic Plan has been posted here
A Communications Plan is ongoing and will be completed after Project Results is finalised
An exciting time ahead, and a real opportunity for this Committee to contribute to every aspect of the workings of the EHF to make us more efficient, with better events whilst promoting and growing hockey in Europe.
Queries in relation to Communications should be sent to Communications Manager, Siobhan Madeley