Wade appointed to CFU committee
Bermuda Football Association executive member and PHC senior team coach Mark Wade has been appointed by the Caribbean Football Union to serve on the CFU Development and Technical committee for the next three years.
The CFU is the 25 country regional union that encompasses the islands of the Caribbean and Wade’s appointment is until 2016. The chairman of the committee is Luis Hernandez Herra (Cuba) and other members are Avanell Morton (BVI), Rignaal Francisca (Curacao), Everton Tomlinson (Jamaica), Joselyn Germe (Martinique), Alastair Edwards (St. Kitts) and Venold Coombs (St. Vincent).
The goal of the committee is to improve and ensure the effective planning and execution of all of the Union’s competitions through offering advice to the Executive Committee by undertaking the development of the format, venues and draws for CFU tournaments. Additional responsibilities of the committee include:
Development of the game in the Caribbean
Drawing up recommendations on national team and club issues, football image, and other football-related matters which have an impact on the game in the Caribbean
Acting as ambassadors/representatives of CFU at senior, youth and grassroots activities, courses and conferences
Producing different technical reports for all CFU tournaments
Drawing up recommendations regarding possible modifications to the existing competitions and to the regulations governing these competitions
Assisting the Executive Committee in the process of selecting the host association(s) of the CFU competitions;
Monitoring the qualifying and final rounds of all of the CFU male competitions
Assisting in defining the draw principles and monitors the preparation and conducting of draws and
Advise on the format for CONCACAF qualifying competitions in the Caribbean.
Wade has been an elected member of the BFA Executive for several years now and presently serves as the chairman of the Player Development committee which has the responsibility of technical and coaching development in Bermuda. He hails from his domestic club PHC where he was a player and winning coach and is currently a vice-president of the club. He is involved at all levels of development at the club.
“The BFA and Bermuda can be proud that Mark has been appointed as a member of the Committee as it continues to show that Bermuda football officials are respected for our professionalism and administration of the game,” said BFA president Larry Mussenden.
“It also demonstrates that our BFA officials represent football at the CFU, CONCACAF and FIFA levels.”