Team Manager

Team Manager’s Brief

1:  RESPONSIBILITIES

The following are the personal responsibility of the Team Manager.

2:  STANDARDS

To ensure that the efforts of all members of the Team are directed towards winning while at the same time maintaining the highest standards of sportsmanship. The BHPA expects its pilots to "play hard but fair", upholding the good name of British sportsmen at all times. With this in mind, you must ensure an appropriate level of discipline and moral behaviour, regarding your party as ambassadors of Great Britain.

3:  UNIFORMS

To organise suitable clothing for FAI Category 1 Competition ceremonies.

4: INSIGNIA

To ensure British Team Insignia are presented to those members of your team who have received their first selection for Britain.

5:  LOGISTICS & ADMINISTRATION

To organise the logistics of the whole trip, including insurance cover. To arrange medical cover using EEC reciprocal hospital facilities where possible but adding repatriation facilities.

6: DOCUMENTATION

To ensure that all necessary documentation required by the FAI and the organiser is held by team pilots.

7: ITINERARY

To advise the itinerary and composition of the squad to: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Cultural Relations dept., Great George St, London, SW1A 2AH

8: SPONSORSHIP

If sponsors are involved, to keep their interests to the fore.

9: RESULTS

To advise competition results regularly to the Competitions Panel PR Officer.

10: PUBLICITY

To offer an article on the competition to the Skywings editor.

11: EXPENDITURE & ACCOUNTING

(a) To keep expenditure within budget. To obtain cash float/reimbursement from the Treasurer. To provide brief details of expenditure (with VAT receipts) under main headings of Travel, Accommodation, other.
(b) To collect pilot stakes before leaving the UK and send to the Treasurer; these are not part of the team budget. Prize money, if any, is to be shared equally between the pilot and the Hang Gliding Competitions account.