Showjumping Youth Team Chef's appointed

23rd Apr 2015

The roles of British Showjumping Chef d’Equipe across the four Youth Teams have been appointed as follows:

  • Matthew Lanni – Pony Team Chef d’Equipe
  • Alan Fazakerley – Children & Junior Team Chef d’Equipe
  • Tony Newbery – Young Rider Team Chef d’Equipe

Alan Fazakerley will be further supported by Philippa Curry who will act as Deputy Chef d’Equipe for both the Children and Junior teams. Tony Newbery will also assist World Class Performance Manager for Showjumping Di Lampard by acting as Chef d’Equipe at CSIO3/4* Nations Cup team events if required.

All Youth Team Chef d’Equipes will work under the guidance of Clare Whitaker in her role of Youth Team Manager who said “Across the team appointed we have a nice mix of resource and experience to tap into.  On a personal level I am looking forward to working alongside them and am also confident that our youth riders will all feel the same”.

On their appointment Di Lampard commented “I am looking forward to working with the newly appointed team.  Their extensive enthusiasm for the task ahead mirrors their commitment and knowledge of the sport and I feel positive that all riders competing within their age groups will not only build a great rapport with their new chef d’equipes but also benefit from them individually.