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Jim Clement (Sarsfield, Bairnsdale)

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Association Croquet

Handicap: 22.0 (Index: 900)

Golf Croquet

Handicap: 5.0 (Index: 1491)


A foundation member of Sarsfield Croquet Club and Secretary of the club since its inception, Jim first played croquet in 2005. He plays Golf Croquet and is still trying to learn Association Croquet. At Club level, Jim has been the delegate to, and a member of, the Gippsland Croquet Association Council since the club was first affiliated.

Gaining accredittion as a Golf Croquet Referee in 2006, Jim has been an active referee since, officiating at Club, Region, State, National and International level, as both a referee or as the Tournament Referee. He contributes Questions & Answers as well as articles on Golf Croquet Rules to the Croquet Australia magazine as well as to state magazines. He is also an accredited Level 1 Golf Croquet coach.

Jim was elected as Secretary of Croquet Victoria in June 2010, re-elected for a second term in 2012 and a third term in 2014. His term ended at the 2016 AGM, at which he was elected as an Ordinary Member of the Committee of Management for a one year term. In August 2016, he was appointed President, to fill the casual vacancy left by his predecessor's resignation. He has since been re-elected twice. He was appointed State Coordinator of Coaching and State GC Handicapper at the June 2016 Council Meeting and appointed President in August 2016 to fill the casual vacancy caused by Mike Cohn's resignation.

He was appointed Croquet Australia Assistant Treasurer in March 2010, elected Honorary Treasurer in 2013 and 2014, and elected ACA Secretary in 2015. Following the establishment of the ACA Board after the adoption of the new Constitution, he was appointed to that Board by Croquet Victoria, and stood down at the 2016 AGM. He was subsequently appointed Secretary to the Board in 2019.

Jim studied at Chisholm Institute during 2014 and was awarded a Diploma of Business (Governance) in November of that year.

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Tournament Successes

Sale Open (Golf) 2011/2012
Range: 8.0 to 9.0

Bairnsdale Annual Golf Croquet Singles Tournament (Golf) 2010/2011
Range: 9.0 to 11.0