Handball: Complex exit from ASG’s COVID

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Rachel Masson surrounded by accountant Sylvie Zambon and sports assistant Carine Bedes.

Rachel Masson surrounded by Sylvie Zambon of Carine Bedes, an accountant and sports assistant.

Like many sports clubs, ASG Handball was finally able to meet as part of its annual meeting after a complex COVID period where some indoor sports are struggling to recover. But if the volunteer finds a second breeze in her favorite club, President Rachel Masson is ready to take on the challenge.

The conference, scheduled at the Olac Restaurant, was also intended to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the club, which was founded in June 2002 under the auspices of Rachel Masson, the last survivor of the era. It was a special taste. .. The current president of ASG Handball, who was scheduled to play with the other four at Bruyeres, came up with the idea of ​​setting up a club in the Gerardmer division. Hearing about another local team with similar ambitions, Rachel Masson and her friend decided to serve a common purpose, and the two organizations joined forces to create a particular Patrick Didier. Formed the Jerome Club as President …

Rachel Masson was part of the team that created the ASG handball 20 years ago.

Rachel Masson was part of the team that created the ASG handball 20 years ago.

Things have changed a lot today, especially after the health crisis. We have a small club that works well and our finances are sound, but recovering from a two-year COVID is very complicated. In particular, it is difficult to regain a licensee who participated in outdoor sports, and even if parents are playing games, it is necessary to activate the core of volunteers. It’s not the first time I’ve been chaotic since I became president, but I’m worried … I’m losing two coaches this year, Magari Lareve and Jean Nicholas Bailey, for personal reasons.It will be an opportunity to leave for Bordeaux tonight with his little family we want to respect and say goodbye to them and thank them. Rachel Masson explains.

AG handball (3)Fortunately, the club and its president have a satisfying source. Boys under the age of 15 had a great season on and off the pitch and finished first in the inter-departmental championship. They were mentored by Gérard Dreux. Gérard Dreux will more or less take over the same core players for players under the age of 18 next year. There is also a pool of referees that is essential for the club to host the tournament. And I will return to volunteering. You must be at least 4 years old to manage the match now. Fortunately, I was able to count on my treasurer (Sylvie Zambon – Ed.This year, we secured 3/4 of the game at this season’s table. I need more people like her every weekend! Add Rachel Masson. Therefore, the latter leaves her formal term of four years as president, but she has announced that she is “during a one-year probationary period.” Therefore, if the situation does not develop into this, I reserve the right to throw a towel in a year. level. “” Volunteers are truly endangered She says.

Still at the level of club life, keep in mind that handfauteuil will be an independent and unique club with its own office, statutes and finances. Always with the same lover Rachel Masson adds that the two clubs will continue to pool resources, especially talent, when hosting certain sports and social events. This is especially true for traditional lottery tickets. Therefore, it will be jointly organized by the two structures on November 2nd. Finally, during this General Assembly, the club also wanted to thank Valentin and Gregoire, two co-chairs of the Valle de la Krooley handball club. We rented out the players and signed an agreement. This is in the future, unlike a merger that ultimately doesn’t bring many players to a sector like us. “The president of Jerome concludes.