ABOUT GHAP BADMINTON CLUB

GHAP was founded in 2003 with funding from the Gay Health Alliance Project. Whilst our name came from the project that set us up; we've rebranded the acronym to stand for Gay, Healthy, And Proud. Since then GHAP Badminton Club has continued to develop, going from strength to strength.

 

We're a friendly and social badminton club, open to all members of the LGBT+ community and our allies and we're proud of how diverse, fun and vibrant our members' community is. 


As well as our regular post-badminton socials, we organise regular larger scale social events, such as barbecues, nights out, games nights and our trips abroad.

We have a strong social aspect and GHAP is a place for people to come and enjoy social sport with like-minded people, but also to make friends for life who you can socialise with.

GHAP is run by a team of volunteers who are responsible for court hire, money collecting, games organising, equipment purchasing and the general day to day running of the club.  There is collective responsibility, and the chair and minute takers at committee meetings run on a rotating basis.

If you have any comments or ideas to improve the club then please speak to one of the committee below or contact us.

OUR COMMITEE

GHAP is run by a team of volunteers who are responsible for court hire, money collecting, games organising, equipment purchasing and the general day to day running of the club.  There is collective responsibility, and the chair and minute takers at committee meetings run on a rotating basis.

If you have any comments or ideas to improve the club then please speak to one of the committee below or contact us.

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Alex
Hancock

Recruitment and Diversity

Alex has been a committee member for two years and has played at GHAP for three years.  He is keen to widen participation and encourage new social players and people from diverse backgrounds to join.

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Matt

Dines

Social Media Co-ordinator

Matt joined the club in 2016 and the committee in 2017, and uses his skills as a photographer to promote the club across different social media platforms.

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Stewart

Livingstone

Digital Co-ordinator

Stewart joined the club in 2019 and joined the committee the same year.  He has taken the lead on developing our website and digital platform.

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John

McLean

Co-Treasurer

John is the co-treasurer and captain of the Tameside team in the league.  He has played at GHAP for 5 years and also plays at many of the European tournaments.

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Ross

Owen

Co-Treasurer

Ross is the co-treasurer and is also the league co-ordinator for the club.  He has played for the club and league for many years and also co-ordinates many of the GHAP tournaments.