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Tomasz Chamera (POL)

No ALT tag specified Name: Tomasz Chamera
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 03 05 1971
Nationality: Polish
Residence: Poland
First Language: Polish
Other Languages: English, Russian

Goals:

The following goals are presented:

1) sailing a core sport in Olympics programme: cost decrease, equipment efficiency, long-term strategy, format;

2) develop World Sailing events (World Cup, World Championships) effectively linking both sport and commercial aspects;

3) better connect World Sailing with high class event's organizers and other initiatives such type;

4) improve structure of events (calendar);

5) working on race officials level towards today's requirements of our sport;

6) bring Paralympic Sailing back to Paralympic Games;

7) increase athletes involvement in World Sailing strategy and decisions

8) dual career program for athletes

9) strengthen development programme

10) increase value and role of Continental Federations

11) increase importance of developing countries within World Sailing

The goals will be presented in more comprehensive way in the manifesto.

Sailing Career

1) Optimist sailor international and national level - 1978-1984

2) Cadet class sailor international and national level - 1984-1986

3) 470 class sailor international and national level - 1986-1992 (national youth champion in 1989)

4) Cadet Class club and national coach - 1992-2000

5) Polish Olympic Team Head Coach, Performance and Racing Manager - since 2001

- Head Coach and Team leader of Polish Sailing Team at the Olympic Games "Athens 2004" (one medal), "Beijing 2008", "London 2012" (two medals), "Rio 2016"

- Head Coach and Team Leader of Polish Sailing Team at the ISAF World Sailing Championships in Cadiz 2003 (1 medal), Cascais 2007 (2 medals), Perth 2011 (2 medals), Santander 2014 (1 medal)

6) International Regatta organized in Poland under my leadership:

- Cadet Class World Championship, Gdynia, 2000;

- ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, Gdynia, 2004;

- Laser European Championship, Gdynia, 2006;

- Gdynia Sailing Days, 2010-2011;

- Volvo Gdynia Sailing Days, 2012-2016.

Sailing Administration

1) Polish Yachting Association, World Sailing MNA:

- 2001 - 2004 - Olympic Team Head Coach

- 2005 - 2014 - Racing and Performance Director

- since 2014 - Performance, Strategy and Development Manager; Vice-chairman

2) University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk, Department of Sailing - since 1995, head of department since 2005

3) European Sailing Federation EUROSAF - Vice-President since 2015

Roles Within World Sailing

1) World Sailing Council member - since 2008,

2) ISAF Race Management Sub-Committee member in 2005-2008, vice-chairman 2009 - 2012, chairman 2013-2016

3) ISAF Events Committee member since 2009

4) ISAF Race Management Instructor since 2007

5) ISAF International Judge since 2001

6) ISAF International Race Officer since 2003

7) National Umpire

8) Race Official in number of high ranked sailing events:

In Poland:

Micro Class World Championship,1999; IMCO European Championships, 2003; Mistral OD Youth European Championships, 2004; ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, 2004; 470 Class European Championship, 2005; IMCO Youth World Championships, 2005; Laser Class European Championship, 2006; RSX Youth World Championships, 2007; Match Racing European Championships 2007; 49er Class European Championship, 2010; Laser Youth European Championships, 2010, Nations Cup, 2011, Star Easter Hemisphere Championship, 2012, 49er&49erFX Youth World Championships 2013, Micro Class World Championship 2013, 470&420 Junior European Championships 2014, EUROSAF Youth Sailing European Championship 2014.

Abroad:

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, 2003 - Madeira, Portugal; ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, 2005 - Busan, Korea; Finn Gold Cup, 2005 - Moscow, Russia; 49er World Championship, 2006 - Aix les Bains, France ; ISAF World Sailing Games, 2006 - Neusiedl am See, Austria; IOC Youth Olympic Games, 2010 - Singapore, 470 Junior World Championship, 2010 - Doha, Qatar, 49er European Championship, 2012 - Riva del Garda, Italy; 2013 - 470 World Championships - La Rochelle, France; ISAF high ranked events in Kiel, Athens, Palma de Mallorca in 2002-2006

Other Information

1) Certified Sailing Coach

2) Certified in Sport Psychology

3) Certified Yacht Skipper

4) Certified Motorboat Instructor

5) ISAF International Judge, International Race Officer

6) ISAF instructor for race management seminars and clinics

7) 2003 - Sport Management Faculty at the Academy of Physical Education and Sport in Poznan (post-graduation)

8 ) 2004 - Ph. Degree at the Academy of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk, science in sport

9) 2011 - Sport Psychology Faculty at the University of Gdansk (post-graduation)

10) Research and publications:

- high performance and youth sailing - approx. 35 publications (incl. IF), 11 conferences

- Chief Executive of 2 national grants related science and sailing

Nominating MNAs

Andorra
Argentina
Barbados
Belarus
Brazil
Bulgaria
China
Croatia
Czech Republic
Estonia
France
Great Britain
Greece
Guam
Hungary
Italy
Japan
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Lithuania
Moldova
Morocco
New Zealand
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Romania
Russia
San Marino
Slovakia
Switzerland
Trinidad & Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Uruguay
USA

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