As we revealed in December, Cudmore Fisheries boss Cyril Brewster is driving forward a vision to create the school PLUS a new National Angling Centre.
Last Tuesday’s meeting at his Staffordshire fishery confirmed the new patrons including representatives of the Angling Trust, Angling Development Board, Get Hooked On Fishing, leading tackle firms and the angling Press.
For the full story read this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine out in the shops up and including until Monday, February 7.
Key aims of the National School of Angling
. Promote angling and junior development
. Promote the sport of angling
. Promote good angling practice through responsible coaching and practices.
. Promote environmental awareness.
. Provide a safe and fun orientated learning environment for all participants.
. Build and develop links with the local community and angling trade.
Manual of Operational Guidance includes
. Risk assessments
. Public liability insurance cover
. Coaching practices – coach duty / coach job descriptions
. Participant codes of conduct
. All aspects of child protection
. On site First aid
. Participant medical information
. Media clearance forms
. Session planning sheets
. Incident report forms
. Accident report forms
. Participant emergency contact information
. An ongoing 3 year rolling development plan
National Angling School Steering group meeting members
John Hunter, D H P Publications
Roy Marlow, Marukyu
Mick Buxton, Environment Agency
Richard Griffiths, Shimano
Darren Cox, Garbolino
Stephen Egerton, Pure Fishing
Simon Clarke, Catfish pro
Nick Brown, Leeda
Anton Rogers, Matt Hicks ,Preston
Joe Lowe, Maver
Alan Blair Nash
Neil Smith, Fox
David Kent, Angling Trust
Mike Heylin, chairman Angling Trust
Richard Hadley, Angling Development Board
Dave Smith, Get Hooked on Fishing
Karl Humphries, Get Hooked on Fishing
Simon Clarke, Catfish Pro
Neil Stockton, Stapeley Angling Centre
Garry Barlow, StapeleyAngling Centre
Tim Knight, I P C
Shaun Newton, Into fish
Richard Lee, Bauer
Paul Chapel, Baits
Mark Sharratt (Minutes)
Steve Peterson/Gavin Burn, Hardy/ Greys could not attend but are in full support of the project