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
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