Pathways and Performance Committee

Pathways and Performance Committee

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The Pathways and Performance Committee is an Advisory Committee to the Game Development Committee. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and support to that committee in the skill development of umpires, coaches and players, offering a clearly defined pathway for the attainment of higher honours in the sport.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Committee is responsible for:

  • Advising on all activities that lead to a higher performance by Umpires, Coaches and Players, whether that be through the improvement of existing programs and competitions or the framing of new opportunities,
  • Ensuring that all documentation relating to High Performance is fit for purpose, including on-going reviews of player/coach contracts, Side selection criteria and Appeals process, Codes of Conduct etc.)
  • Overseeing the identification of future International Technical Officers (ITOs),
  • Overseeing the identification of future Advanced Coaches,
  • Liaising with Bowls Australia personnel on all matters relating to national High Performance Pathways and in particular their Pathway to Podium program.


  • The Pathways and Performance Committee shall consist of no more than five (5) members,
  • Members of the Committee are expected to have sufficient knowledge, training and/or expertise in the coaching, playing, management, or selection of elite levels of bowls performance to enable them to carry out their responsibilities,
  • The Chair of the Committee will be the appropriate staff member as appointed by the CEO.


  • Committee meetings are held once every three months or as determined by the Chair of the Committee,
  • The Committee will nominate a Secretary who is required to submit minutes from the meeting to the Game Development Committee, including any recommendations for change,
  • Honour the confidentiality of the committee’s deliberations and decision-making.

Term of Office

The term of office shall be two (2) years from the date of commencement.