British Handball Association Performance Group
The role of the Performance Group is to provide the strategy and high level guidance for the GB National Team programmes, support the National Team coaches and managers with regard to the running of the GB senior and age group national teams and develop and oversee the BHA high level coach development programme.
It’s scope covers all the GB national teams, at senior and age group level, as well as the elite coaching programme in the UK (above level 2).
Performance Group Members
There are four voting members of the BHA Performance Group, one representative each from EHA and SHA, and two independent members. In addition all GB national team coaches are non-voting members of the BHA Performance Group, together with one representative from the British Olympic Association.
The Group is chaired by Jason Lee, Independent Board Director (Performance).
Independent Director (Performance)
Chair of Performance Group
BHA Chair of the Board
EHA National Performance Manager
England Handball Association representative
SHA Regional Development Officer
Scottish Handball Association representative
Paul Dempsey - GB Senior Women’s Coach
Ricardo Vasconcelos - GB Senior Men's Coach
Bill Baillie - GB Under-19 Women's Coach
Chris McDermott - GB Under-20 Men's Coach
Matt Durber - GB Under-17 Women's Coach
John Pearce – GB Under-18 Men's Coach
Kevin Matthews - Supervisor GB Team Managers