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BAC Announces New Athlete Representative Manager

BAC Announces New Athlete Representative Manager

Caitlin McClatchey a 3 x Olympian and World and Commonwealth medallist as a swimmer will be joining the British Athletes Commission as Athlete Representative Manager from the 3rd May 2017. Since announcing her retirement as an athlete in 2015 Caitlin has obtained a Masters in Psychology, worked for the Dame Kelly Holmes Legacy Trust and become the Chair of the Scottish Commonwealth Games Youth Trust.

This appointment comes at a critical time for both the BAC and sport with athlete representation mentioned in the new Code of Governance for sport and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson’s Duty of Care report for DCMS. Caitlin’s role will be to create an active network of Athlete Representatives across National Governing Bodies (NGBs) in sport.

Ian Braid, CEO said “Caitlin is a welcome addition to the exec team at the BAC who will concentrate on this key role working collaboratively with the NGBs, UK Sport and the athletes themselves.”

Caitlin McClatchey stated, "I am delighted to be have been appointed as the British Athletes Commission’s Athlete Representative Network Manager. Throughout my sporting career and beyond, I have been committed to supporting athletes across all sports. I am honoured to be working for an organisation which puts the welfare of the athletes first and foremost. I look forward to working with the BAC in this role and building on the recommendations highlighted in the Duty of Care Report by further supporting and providing an effective voice for all athletes."

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