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2010 Youth Coordinator

The ABF Youth Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of David Thompson as the National Youth Coordinator commencing 1 July 2010.

This re-established role will involve liaising with State Coordinators to provide the resources and support necessary to increase youth participation in bridge. This will include stimulating interest in bridge in both secondary and tertiary institutions.

In addition David will provide

  • secretarial support for the ABF Youth Committee
  • valuable input into the Australian Youth international representative program
  • organisational assistance in the running of national youth events

David has had a long association with youth bridge having successfully represented Australia at the youth level on several occasions in the early nineties and more recently taking a keen interest in youth development in his local community of Echuca-Moama on the Victoria-NSW border.

Outside of bridge, David is a Chartered Accountant working in a senior executive position at a large hospital in rural Victoria.

David would be delighted to hear any ideas people may have as to ways in which youth bridge can be grown and can be contacted by email at .