SUTTON & DISTRICT A.C
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Sutton & District
* Stop Press - Bronze medal for Jade at the Loughborough International with a vault of 3.90m. Congratulations to Jade and Allan Williams (coach). England selection for Jade Ive to compete in the Pole Vault at the Loughborough International taking place on 22nd May.
* Surrey County Championships. Congratulations to all who competed and to their coaches too.
* Final reminder that all renewal memberships were due on 1st May. Unpaid members will no longer be able to train or compete. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org asap. Thank you.
* Ebbisham League - The first match took place on Sunday and we a good turnout from the boy. Well done to all who competed and thanks to all who came along to support the boys.
* Lily B League - well done to all who competed, a number of PBs were gained and there were some very strong performances. Thank you to those who gave up their time to support the girls.
* Congratulations to all our athletes who represented their Borough in the London Mini Marathon.
* A HUGE congratulations to Katie Raab on completing the London Maratahon and for all her hard work in fundraising for the club.
* LONDON MARATHON - WOW! Katie has exceeded her first target for her fund-raising for the Helen Ritson Fund and has had to set up a second fundraising page. Please find the new link below if you would still like to donate. Thank you to all those who have donated to Katie and a HUGE THANK YOU and CONGRATULATIONS to Katie on achieving her target from all at Sutton & District AC.
* Southern Athletics League - Congratulations to all who competed and thank you to all who stepped in to help us run a very successful match on Sunday. We came 2nd on the day and are now 6th in the league. A great start to our season for our athletes. In addition congratulations to Jade Ive, SNR Pole Vault and Jacob Veerapen U20 Triple Jump who both were athletes of the match.
* MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS are now due. Please contact our Membership Secretary, Sylvia at email@example.com if you have not received an email regarding this.
* A reminder that all at Sutton & District AC Committee members and Coaches are volunteers so if you have queries please do email and they will be addressed to but, it may on occasions, take a few days to reply especially during busy periods for the club.
* DEVELOPMENT DAYS - We are hosting athlete development days with Leo Davis (former coach to Usain Bolt) over the Easter Holidays. A timetable will be placed in the club room to book your place. Coaches are welcome to attend. More details to follow shortly.
* The winner of this months Jack Petchey award was Ricky Lutakome.
* Epsom Downs League - Congratulations to Georgia Hope U13, who can 2nd overall in the league this season.
* English Schools Cross Country Nottingham - Congratulations to Ricky Lutakome who came 4th in the Inter Boys and ran himself into the English Schools cross country team which takes place on 18th March. Congratulations also to Junior Girls, Dominique Corradi coming 34th and Inter Girls, Olivia Stillman 50th.
*British Championships, Sheffield - Congratulations to Jade Ive on winning silver in the Pole Vault with a PB of 4.10m and congratulations to Allison Wilder on Bronze medal in the triple jump with a jump of 12.77
* A great weekend for our athletes at The Surrey County Indoor Championships. Congratulations to all our medal winners and also to all those who achieved personal bests. Congratulations to all their coaching teams too.
SNR Women - Pole Vault - Jade Ive
U20M High Jump - Sid Walters
U17M Triple Jump - Andrew Enchill
U15B 60m Hurdles - Callum Holder
U13G Long Jump - Reahnna Wilson-Jones
U20W Pole Vault - Maddie Sketchley
U17G 60m - Charmont Webster-Tape
U17M Triple Jump - Nicholas Veerapen
U15G 60m - Safyre Forrester Jackson
U15B Long Jump - Callum Holder
U13G Long Jump - Morgan-Taylor Wells
U20W 60m - Sophia Henlon
U15B High Jump - Callum Holder
* Please find in the following link our provisional summer fixture list. We encourage all our members to give priority to league fixtures over open meetings. Thank you.
* We are now collecting Sainsburys Vouchers.
* Congratulations to Imani Lansiquot on becoming National 60M U20W Champion with a 60m PB time of 7.33. In addition congratulations to Shaye Emmett on her bronze medal in the U17G Pole Vault with a jump of 3.50m at the England Athletics Indoor Age Group Championships.
* Congratulations to our U17 Girls: Lily C, Amy, Emily, Georgia, Fiona and Lily K on winning the Surrey League Cross Cross Country U17W title and Dominique for winning the U15 Girls individual title.
* The winner of this months Jack Petchey award was Ayden Wood.
* CAU Inter-County Cross Country Cofton Park Birmingham - Congratulations to Ricky Lutakome for his selection for the U17 Surrey team and to Ryan & Alex Galvin as reserves. Congratulations to U15 Dominique Corradi on her selection and to Olivia Stillman as reserve.
*Membership Secretary - we are still looking for a Membership Secretary.
There are also a number of sub-committee roles available:
Social/Fundraising Secretary (could be a group to support this role), Officials Secretary, Athletes Representative, Disability Co-Ordinator, Website Manager, Veterans Section.
Please contact the Club Secretary on firstname.lastname@example.org
* Surrey Indoors - Closing date is this Thursday 11th (paper) Friday 12th Midday (online).
The club is currently seeking a Membership Secretary. Please contact the Club Secretary if you are interested in this voluntary role. Thank you.
Please check the following link for information on courses for Officials and Coaches.
Congratulations to Charmont Webster-Tape U17 on her invitation to join the GB juniors training camp at Loughborough.
Congratulations to Jade Ive who broke the Pole Vault record for the Southern Athletics League and received her medal last week.
Thank you to all those who took the time to attend our AGM last night. More information will follow shortly on this. However the new Management Committee can be found under Club Committee.
The club thanks outgoing Vice President John Vernon, Chair Lorna Boothe, Membership Secretary Clair Stillman, Ordinary Member John Harris and Paul Lockyer and Fundraising Secretary Colin Rawlings for all their time and commitment to the Club in these roles.
Congratulations to Ricky Lukatome on winning Gold in the U17M at the Surrey County Cross Country Championships. Well done to all who competed in very muddy conditions and thanks to Coaches, Parents and Officials who went along to support.
Congratulations to Shaye Emmett U17W on winning Gold the Pole Vault and Nicholas Veerapen U17M on winning Silver in the Triple Jump.
A reminder that our AGM takes place on Tuesday 12th January at 7pm. Please contact the club to confirm attendance. The constitution to be approved and other information can be found on the Committee Page of this website.
Happy New Year to all involved at Sutton & District AC
Sutton & District would like to wish all our members, volunteers, parents/carers and all our supporters a very Happy Christmas.
All those wishing to stand on the Club Committee please contact the Club email by 5th January at 6pm. The Constitution and other information can be found under the heading Club Committee.
Presentation Evening - a short presentation evening will take place on 22nd December at 7.45pm
Our Clubmark accreditation has been awarded for a second term. Congratulations to all involved.
Congratulations to Ricky Lutakome and Dominique Corradi who have both been selected to take part in the Surrey team at the SEAA inter-county meeting on 12th December. News update: Dominique finished 7th and the Surrey girls were 1st. Ricky finished 10th and Surrey boys were 5th. Huge congratulations to all involved.
A number of indoor open meetings are now open for entry please see our fixtures list on the League Fixtures page or in the club room for more information. As members of Sutton & District all are encouraged entry.
A date of 12th January at 7pm (note change of time) has been set for the Club AGM - all members are welcome to attend. There are a number of roles available information will be sent to club members shortly.
SLAN INDOOR OPEN: Please click on the link for entry details.
Please help us raise funds for your club through Easy Fundraising - it's really easy all you have to do is add the link to your toolbar and every-time you shop on certain websites a percentage is given back to the Club. Thank you to those who have already set this up - to date we have raised nearly £200:
Please see below a message from the Committee:
We are aware that there have been rumours regarding the future of Sutton and District AC and wish to assure you that there are no plans to close the club down.
Over the last few years the membership of the club has increased and yet participation in leagues has fallen. The number of volunteers coaches and officials have dwindled and It has therefore become progressively more difficult to run the club and deliver support and services to our athletes.
As a consequence the Committee has made a decision that in order to maximise the potential of our athletes and offer the best by way of structure, coaching and competition we must put the club through a restructuring programme.
To this end the Committee are aiming for the proposals to be completed in November with a plan to hold an AGM to put these to the members by the end of December. We want to have these changes in place before the start of the 2016 summer track season so as not to be too disruptive.
We would like to take this opportunity to request for parents, friends, coaches, officials, volunteers and young people to come forward and give a little of your time to support the club and to provide a welcoming, structured and competitive environment for our athletes. If you can give some time please contact Mandy Walters, Club Secretary at: email@example.com. We need team managers, officials,and coordinators. We need your help so that we can help your children!
We believe the changes will only serve to benefit the club and athletes and see it rise through the leagues in the future.
Sutton and District AC have enjoyed 30 years of athletics and want to continue to do so.
* Apologies that not all the pages on our new website are currently active. Please bear with us on this.
* Officials Courses and Coaching Courses in our area are now available on the England Athletics Website. Please consider booking yourself onto a course to support your club. Any queries please contact the club.
* Good luck to all our Cross Country athletes who start their season this weekend.
* Nutrition workshop Sunday 25th October 1pm-4pm - please contact your Coach for more information. All coaches, athletes & parents welcome. This is course is only bookable in advance only.
* Membership is currently suspended - if you are interested in joining Sutton & District please contact the club via firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Please do not turn up on club nights. Thank you.
* The AGM set for 14th October has been postponed. An email has been sent to all members regarding the current situation at the club. If you did not receive this communication please contact the club. Thank you.
Congratulations to our athletes who competed at the Surrey County Relays. We had a total of 16 teams entered and Won 2 Golds, 8 Silver & 3 Bronze medals. Thank you to all involved with this event.
South London Athletic Network League
Southern Athletics League
UK Youth Development League
Lilly B League