New Director Of Boccia Appointed

Boccia New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Martin as our new Director of Boccia.

Scott graduated Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Business and Sport and Recreation conjoint degree where he majored in finance and sport management.

He has had previous engagement with us as a contractor delivering our “Schools Boccia FUNdamentals” 2014 programmes to primary and secondary schools in the Central Auckland and Counties Manukau regions.

Scott will now take up the role of Director of Boccia where initially he will work part time focussing on growing and sustaining participation numbers of players, coaches, officials and administrators. Other core responsibilities will include providing opportunities for improving club and school current practice and for strengthening their capability in delivering boccia programmes.

Scott has a passion for sport having been involved with it from a young age playing, coaching and supporting.

We welcome Scott to our Boccia team and look forward to working with him.

Below are details of two important upcoming Boccia events.

North Island Championships

The North Island Championships is an entry-level Boccia tournament open to anyone with a physical disability across the North Island and is one of three sanctioned tournaments held each year in which players can compete and earn national ranking points.

The tournament will be held on Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st of June at the Allan Brewster Leisure Centre.

Entry forms will be available in the coming weeks so be sure to keep an eye out for them.

If you have any questions regarding this tournament please send them to boccia@boccia.org.nz

Auckland Secondary Schools Boccia Championships

The Auckland Secondary Schools Boccia Championships is coming up in just over a month taking place on the 28th May at Waitakere College. The championships will be run as a pairs / teams event, starting with a round robin progressing to finals, and focuses on creating an inclusive and participatory atmosphere.

For all the information and entry form please contact boccia@boccia.org.nz and all completed entries forms are to be returned to the same address