It is with great pleasure that EA wishes to welcome David Cameron to the role of Athlete Appointed Director on the National Board of Equestrian Australia.
As a rider, coach and representative on multiple boards and committees, David has a wealth of experience which makes him suited to the role.
“I am really looking forward to my role as the Athlete Director on the Equestrian Australia Board. It is a position that I am passionate about and have a genuine interest in, especially having the chance to contribute to the High Performance Panel.” said David.
As a rider, he has competed on a world stage in Europe; has been a member of the Australian Gold Squad in 2015 and 2016; was invited to compete in a World Cup Qualifier event in Beijing, China in 2014; and claimed the title of Australian Senior Show Jumping Champion in both 2014 and 2015. He still currently competes throughout NSW, QLD and VIC.
David is a Level 1 Equestrian NCAS Coach and has owned and managed a successful show jumping business since 2010. He coaches throughout NSW, QLD, VIC and SA, coaching riders from beginner to elite level and David has acted as Chef at the World Youth Olympics.
With a Bachelor in Human Movement and a Bachelor in Secondary Education, David has also worked as a secondary school teacher for four years at Parkes High School NSW.
As an equestrian sport representative, David has a vast level of involvement within the industry. He has served on the board of Equestrian NSW, as a member of both the Equestrian NSW Coaching and the NSW Jumping Committees, and as the NSW representative of the EA Jumping Committee. He has also acted as President of the Charles Sturt University Rugby Club.
“I understand it is a difficult time to be joining the Equestrian Australia Board but I am up for the challenge. I think at this time it is most important that the riders have a voice at board level.” said Cameron.
On behalf of the board, Chair Judy Fasher said, “It is with great pleasure that the directors, welcome David Cameron to join the Board of Equestrian Australia, as the Athlete Appointed Director. As an Australian Champion Jumper, Coach and former member of the Equestrian NSW Board, David offers our sport knowledge and experience, together with an excellent understanding of the highs and lows of our sport at all levels.
David’s, patience, tact and good humour will ensure that he advocates for the riders appropriately and effectively. His excellent communication skills will contribute to the wellbeing of the sport as a whole. The directors of EA, assure David of their support and wish him every success in this challenging role.”
Article courtesy of Equestrian Australia