Saturday, October 17, 2015

Rankings after round 7

1Darren Chang-Martin3641Adian Paxman4951Malcolm Davis554
2Dylan Devenish3542Stuart Webster3142Llewlyn Foley435
3Cedric Bauer3043Andrew Kwan2943Sarah McIntyre334
4Antonio Ruffo2944Daniel Schultz2634Tom Austin313
5Christopher Barrett-Leonard2525Kylie Caunt2425Damian Kneale304
6Tom Harvey2436Isobel Ellis2016Lorrhin Foley263
7Luke Mitchell2337Sam Prater1927Drew Foley242
7Elim Wong2328Gino Trichilo1728EK Gulland201
9Gabby Ullaga2038Peter Harbin1729Stuart Webster191
9Hendric Ng20110Christopher Barrett-Leonard15110Gino Trichilo182
11Olena Polyakova18310Sarah McIntyre15111Lewis Freedman141
11Lucien Kishi18112Ryan Moorhouse14212Marissa Black132
13Axel Vekemans15113Brett Criddle13113Finn Gilheany120
13Sven Hein15113Jinny Skerman13013Christopher Barrett-Leonard121
15Aron Than13215Will Kelly12215Elim Wong91
16Michael Macrae12115Ian Lock12015Cameron Gregg91
16Malcolm Davies12115Elim Wong12115Aron Than91
16Ivy Park12118Antonio Ruffo11118Nick Manley71
19Anne Bauer7119Axel Vekemans10119Laura Hodges61
19Sam Prater7119Ivy Park10120Dean Fisher50
21Toby Hodgson4021Tamara Kerr9121Sandra Schwartz40
21Matthew Simmonds4022Bobby Emmanual7122Sean Vinten30
23Keegan Nazzari3022Jessica Scholle7122Jacob Bell30
24Amy Kneale2024Sandra Schwartz6024Robert Hutchinson20
24Matthew Arnold2025Alia Bath3024Micheal Mcrae20
24James Fogerty2026Lukin Schultz2026Lola Croft10
24Sandra Schwartz2026Llewlyn Foley2026Brodie Read10
24Jinny Skerman2028Peter Carr1028000
24Gino Trichilo2028Rachel Carr1028000
30Eric Drinkwater1028Damien Kuruckchi1028000
30Jason McNamara1028Anne Bauer1028000
30Francesco Rachetti1028Thomas Phelan-Mould1028000
30Peter Carr103300028000
30Andrew Munro103300028000
35Matteo Rossaro003300028000

Monday, October 12, 2015

Notice of Annual General Meeting - Saturday 5th December 2015


3.30pm at the ECU Cavs gym
Cavs session as usual until 3.15pm - Meeting 3.30pm
Then Sausage Sizzle at the Sportsmen’s Bowling Club (next door).
Formal nominations required for Management Committee by
7th November 2015 (refer below)

Volunteers run Cavalier’s!   All of committee members are volunteers.  We are always looking for new people to step up to join the team to help to keep Cavaliers as the greatest fencing club in Perth!!

All members of Cavaliers are eligible to attend the meeting – including young members.

We also hope as many of you as possible will make the time to stay on for a casual Sausage Sizzle after the fencing session.

To ensure we have enough food for the Sausage Sizzle please RSVP via email to
Cavs supplies the sausages, bread,  condiments and soft drinks
All fencers and family welcome.
Location: Sportsmen’s Bowling Club (next door to ECU)
Meeting Open:
Minutes of Last AGM:
President’s Report:
Secretary’s Report:
Treasurer’s Report:
Coaches Report:
Equipment Report:
Nomination of Committee 2016
Election of Committee 2016
Meeting Closed:

Current Committee Positions 2015
Management Committee
Vice President                               
Coaching Coordinator
WAFA Representative
Equipment Officer
Social Officer
Sven Hein
Jinny Skerman
Sarah Meredith
Lucien Kishi
Kylie Caunt
Seymour Wolfinger
Drew Foley
Llewelyn Foley
General Committee
Tournament Officer
Web page Manager
Bladez Coordinator
Perry Ruffo
Kathy Ruffo
Kylie Caunt
Gino Trichilo
Tom Austin and Laura Hodges

All positions are open for nomination
The Committee meets four/five times per year
Reliable contact through email is essential.
Management Committee
Under the club’s constitution, formal nominations are required for the Management Committee positions 28 days prior to the AGM – Please send your name and position you are interested in to Jinny via email by the 7th November 2015.
General Committee Positions
No formal nomination is required for General Committee under the club’s constitution, if you wish to register your interest you can do so by sending an email to or let us know on the day of the AGM.
Volunteers Required
No formal nomination is required for Volunteers but we are always in need of assistance within all areas of the club. Some of the volunteer positions are outlined in the section below. Please email if you are able to volunteer or want to know more

 Overview of Committee Positions and Duties

Management Committee (refer Constitution section 10.1)
Overview of Duties
Responsible for liaison with ECU / Fencing WA / other authorities.
Responsible for overall smooth running of club.
Qualities of leadership in future club direction, communication and delegation.
Responsible for leadership duties in the absence of the President.
Appointed to various duties as they arise e.g. subcommittees, grants.
Responsible for correspondence and Minutes.
Responsible for venue bookings, sending cheques for payment.
Central communication link between members and committee.             
This involves daily email/phone communication, prompting, reminding, etc.
Maintain supply of stationery, update of notice boards and website details.
Write, compile and mail-out quarterly newsletter of eight pages.
Central contact person for all club enquiries. 
Home telephone, computer and email essential.
Requires having personal contact details on the Cavs webpage, Dept Sport/Rec, ECU and other.                               
Responsible for all membership subscriptions and late payments.
Responsible for all monies to be receipted, recorded and transferred to the Treasurer.
Responsible for notifying payments due and chasing unpaid money.
Responsible for management of the Membership List.
Available at each session for general administrative duties.                                                               
Expected to prepare a small budget in conjunction with other committee member to enable an element of forecasting and control over the expenditure. The club works on cash accounting basis.   The majority of the work centres on the receipting and deposit of money, financial record keeping, payment of bills and undertaking bank reconciliations.  
Requires a strong sense of responsibility in keeping records accurate and up-to-date.  It is a small club that is easily managed using MS Excel.
Coaching Coordinator 
Responsible for coordination of all coaching programs within the club.
Responsible for the rostering of coaches and the standards practised.
Responsible for overseeing the acquiring and updating of coaches accreditation.
Responsible for scheduling beginner’s courses for the year.
Responsible for scheduling the club competitions
Social Secretary
Planning and organisation of all social events covering all age groups – bookings, catering, advertising and facilitating.  Liaise with the committee for proposed dates.
Equipment Officer
Responsible for the care of all the Club Equipment.  Regular cleaning, tidying, maintenance, labelling, purchasing, repair, inventory.  Supervise transfer of equipment to and from tournaments.   A consistent and responsible job.  Works with the Club Armourer.
Western Australian Fencing Association Delegate
To attend monthly meetings at Fencing WA in addition to the Cavaliers’ meetings.
General liaison between Fencing WA and the Club.
To act as spokesperson for the club at Fencing WA meetings.
To follow through with the issues that require attention – much can be done by email.
To promote a good relationship between the Club and the Association

General Positions
Overview of Duties
Club Armourer
Responsible for the repair of club equipment.
Works with the Equipment Officer
Bladez Coordinator
Assist with welcoming new parents and families to the club and introducing them to the Bladez Coach and Registrar. 
Assists in answering general questions from new families. 
Responsible for the collection of trial and membership money, membership forms, and the writing of receipts when the Registrar is not present. Responsible for the safe holding of mentioned items until handover to the Registrar is possible.
Work as an assistant to the Bladez Coaches where needed.
Best suited to a Bladez parent who can provide an "inside view" on the club from a parent's point of view
Tournament Officer
Responsible for promotion of tournaments to club members, mainly those new members wishing to compete for the first time.  Advise newcomers of the procedure and explain the registration procedure.  Liaise between Fencing WA Tournament Officer and Cavaliers’ members for tournament procedures / timetable changes.  Organise the Cavaliers’ DT Team for the Fencing WA tournaments that are hosted by Cavaliers. Advertise and be responsible for making up a team of volunteers for the appropriate competitions. Help to advertise and promote all competitions to the members with the aim of making Cavaliers a pro-active club in the field of inter-club competition.  Also help with intra-club comps if necessary. Be familiar with the Referee List and ensure that the required referees will turn up.
Keep catalogue in order.  Plan, buy, cover, name and record all new additions.   
Follow up late returns.  Promote to the club members.                                                                       
Promotions Officer
Working with committee to promote the club and fencing in WA
ECU Liaison
Liaise with the ECU on matters of Open Days and promoting fencing within ECU
Web Page Manager/Social Media
Responsible for web page design, content and updates
Responsible social media updates and monitoring

Volunteers Required
Overview of Duties
Clothing Maintenance Assistants
The club always needs the hard working members to assist with the maintenance of the clothing.  We are looking for people to wash the clothing on a regular basis as well repair or organise repairs when needed.  Ideally these volunteers would liaise with the equipment officer to replace badly damaged clothing
DT Team
Assistance with the weekend Fencing WA tournaments in several capacities – Learn how to DT the competition, help with scoring, timekeeping, setting up and taking down the pistes and equipment, transporting equipment from the Club to the tournament.
The club is always looking for coaches and people that can assist with coaching across all levels and sessions.  Please let us know if you can help.  If you wish to obtain formal fencing coaching qualifications please enquire through Coaching Co-ordinator. 



Saturday, September 19, 2015

Rankings and Handicaps after round 6

1Darren Chang-Martin3641Adian Paxman3441Malcolm Davis403
2Cedric Bauer3042Stuart Webster2842Llewlyn Foley364
3Dylan Devenish2533Daniel Schultz2633Tom Austin313
3Christopher Barrett-Leonard2524Andrew Kwan2233Sarah McIntyre314
5Tom Harvey2435Kylie Caunt2025Damian Kneale304
6Luke Mitchell2335Isobel Ellis2016Lorrhin Foley233
7Antonio Ruffo2247Sam Prater1927Drew Foley202
8Gabby Ullaga2038Gino Trichilo1728Gino Trichilo182
9Olena Polyakova1838Peter Harbin1729Marissa Black132
10Axel Vekemans15110Christopher Barrett-Leonard15110Finn Gilheany120
11Hendric Ng14110Sarah McIntyre15110Christopher Barrett-Leonard121
12Aron Than13212Ryan Moorhouse14212EK Gulland100
13Michael Macrae12113Brett Criddle13113Cameron Gregg91
13Malcolm Davies12114Will Kelly12213Elim Wong91
15Elim Wong11115Antonio Ruffo11115Lewis Freedman80
16Ivy Park8116Axel Vekemans10116Stuart Webster70
16Lucien Kishi8016Ian Lock10016Nick Manley71
18Anne Bauer7118Bobby Emmanual7118Laura Hodges61
18Sam Prater7118Jessica Scholle7119Dean Fisher30
20Matthew Simmonds4018Jinny Skerman7019Jacob Bell30
20Toby Hodgson4021Sandra Schwartz4019Sean Vinten30
22Keegan Nazzari3022Alia Bath3022Robert Hutchinson20
23Amy Kneale2023Llewlyn Foley2022Sandra Schwartz20
23Matthew Arnold2023Lukin Schultz2024Brodie Read10
23James Fogerty2025Peter Carr1024Lola Croft10
23Sandra Schwartz2025Rachel Carr1026000
23Jinny Skerman2025Damien Kuruckchi1026000
23Gino Trichilo2025Anne Bauer1026000
29Eric Drinkwater1025Thomas Phelan-Mould1026000
29Jason McNamara103000026000
29Francesco Rachetti103000026000
29Peter Carr103000026000
29Andrew Munro103000026000
34Matteo Rossaro00000026000