York Archers society
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The committee

 
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Chairman - David Shaw

Bow style: Typically olympic recurve
Length of time shooting: 5 years

Dave is an archery coach currently completing his county certification. Prior to becomming chairman at YAS he was president of the University of York archery club. He received the Yorkshire Award from the county, alongside Sarah Wilson, for his efforts.

Outside of archery he is a research assistant at the University of York.

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Vice-Chairman - Barry hustwit

Bow style: Compound
Length of time shooting: 4 years. 

Barry became vice-chair in September 2018. He has also been our equipment officer for the past 3 years.

Barry’s other interests include fishing and army reunions. 

Fun fact: There are no photos of Barry that are not blurry.

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Treasurer - Vacant

Secretary - Maggie Evans

Bowstyle: Olympic recurve
Length of time shooting: 1 year

Membership Officer - Kieron Niven

Bowstyle: Barebow and Longbow
Length of time shooting: 3 years

Beginners officer - Pamela Taylor

Bowstyle: Olympic recurve
Length of time shooting: 2 years

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Development officer - Sarah Wilson

Bowstyle: Olympic recurve
Length of time shooting: 7 years

Sarah is an archery coach currently completing her county certification. Prior to joining YAS she was a founding member of Queens University archery club in Belfast, and subsequently was the head coach at York University archery club. For her work developing the club and its members she recieved the Yorkshire Award from the county alongside David Shaw.

Outside of archery she is a laser consultant contracted to XUV lasers in Colorado, USA.

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Tournament Organiser - Vacant

The tournament organiser role is now being fulfilled by Dave Shaw. Clout competitions are organised for YAS by Mark Hayes.

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Equipment Co-ordinator - Richard AllAn

Bowstyle: Currently Barebow and Longbow
Length of time shooting: For as long as anybody can remember.

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Technology officer - Bill Gibson

Bowstyle: Olympic recurve
Length of time shooting: 2 years

Grandfather to 6 grandchildren.Retired Teacher at York College.

interesting fact: Scottish learned to shoot a bow so he can shoot back at the bar walls.

Safeguarding officer - Ben Jones

Bowstyle: Olympic recurve
Length of time shooting: 1 year

to contact the safeguarding officer please use this email address

Yorkarcherysafeguarding@gmail.com

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Records officer - Paul Gallon

Bowstyle: Olympic recurve
Length of time shooting: 1 year

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Ordinary member - Oskars lock

Bowstyle: Compound
Length of time shooting: 6 years, compound for 3

He’s so pretty.