"I am delighted to announce that following an internal recruitment process, Adrian Palmer has been appointed to the role of Programme Manager." stated National Coach, Chris Jones "Adrian has many years of experience in this space, and i'm pleased to have been able to appoint him into such a key role as we look to take forward our ambitions to be a World Class Development programme for athletes here in Wales."
Adrian moves from his current role of National Field Event Manager, where he oversaw a successful roll-out of the National Throws and Jumps initiatives, as well as initiating a combined events programme in conjunction with the Welsh Schools Athletic Association. Prior to joining Welsh Athletics in 2015, Adrian has extensive Managerial experience, having worked for over 20 years in the financial service sector for RBS.
The Programme Manager role will work closely with National Coach Chris Jones to oversee the development of the new Coaching and Performance strategy for Welsh Athletics. He will begin in his new role immediately.