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Tomasz Chamera (POL)

Name: Tomasz Chamera
Year of Birth: 1971
Nationality: Polish
Residence: Poland
First language: Polish
Other languages: English, Russian

Candidates Goals

My main goals will be as follows:

1. Olympic Sailing - cost and equipment efficiency, long-term strategy, format, clear pathway for all MNAs.

2. Development of Sailing - increase number of sailors, involvement and importance of developing countries within World Sailing.

3. World Sailing to act for its Members.

More details will be presented in the manifesto.

Sailing Career

1) Optimist Class 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;

- Hempel Youth World Sailing Championship, Gdynia, 2019;

- Volvo Gdynia Sailing Days including numerous World and Europeans Championships, 2012-2020.

Sailing Administration

1) Polish Yachting Association, World Sailing MNA:

- 2001 - 2004 - Olympic Team Head Coach

- 2005 - 2014 - Racing and Performance Director

- 2014 - 2017 - Performance, Strategy and Development Manager; Vice-President

- since 2017 - President

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

3) European Sailing Federation EUROSAF:

- 2015-2017 - Vice-President

- since 2017 - 2st Vice-President

Other Sports Administration

1) Member of Coaches and Instructors Education Advisory Panel to Ministry of Sport and Tourism - 2009-2012,

2) Member of Advisory Body in Ministry of Sport and Tourism in Poland - 2012-2015

3) National Olympic Committee - Board Member since 2017

Footbal Club Arka Gdynia - Review Board since 2020

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 - 2009 - 2016

4) ISAF Race Management Instructor since 2007

5) ISAF International Judge - 2001 - 2017

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

1) Certified Sailing Coach

2) Certified in Sport Psychology

3) Certified Yacht Skipper

4) Certified Motorboat Instructor

5) World SailingInternational Race Officer

6) World 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. 39 publications (incl. IF), 20 conferences in Poland and abroad

- head of 2 national grants related science and sailing

Nominating MNAs

Australian Sailing, Azerbaijan Sailing Federation, Bahamas Sailing Association, Barbados Sailing Association, Belarus Sailing Federation, Belize Sailing Association, Bermuda Sailing Association, Bulgarian Sailing Federation, Cambodian Sailing Federation, Chinese Yachting Association, Confederacao Brasileira de Vela, Croatian Sailing Federation, Czech Sailing Association, Danish Sailing Association, Deutscher Segler Verband, Estonia Yachting Union, Federacione Argentina de Yachting, Federación Chilena de Navegación a Vela, Federacion Dominicana de Vela, Federacion de Vela de Puerto Rico, Federacion Mexicana de Vela, Hellenic Sailing Federation, Hungarian Sailing Federation, Israel Sailing Association, Jamaica Yachting Association, Philippine Sailing Association, Polish Yachting Association, Sailing Federation of Ukraine, Singapore Sailing Federation, Slovak Sailing Union, South Africa Sailing, Real Federación Española de Vela, Romanian Sailing Federation, Royal Belgium Sailing Federation, Royal British Virgin Islands Yacht Club, Russian Sailing Federation, Trinidad and Tobago Yachting Association, Turkish Sailing Federation, US Sailing, Virgin Islands Sailing Association

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