Men's Captain

Election of the Men's Captain & Vice-Captain

The procedure for electing the Men's Vice-Captain (Captain designate) begins in January.
All current adult male members who have been a member for the previous two years are eligible to be nominated for the post of Men's Vice-Captain.
Adult male members who have been members for two years are invited to approach an eligible member, who they consider suitable, and enquire whether he would consider being proposed for the post.

Nomination forms are available from the Secretary.
The completed form should be returned to the Secretary before 31st May.

The duties of the Vice-Captain and Captain are outlined below.
A more detailed information pack will be sent to all applicants who are nominated.

All nominees will meet separately with the Selection Committee to discuss the role and the commitment required.

The most suitable candidate will be recommended to the Management Committee and, if accepted, will be proposed for election at the AGM.

By tradition, the Vice-Captain will be nominated for the post of Men's Captain the following year.

Duties of Men's Captain

From the 1st January of his year of office, the Men's Captain shall:Represent all male club members.

Work closely with the Lady Captain.

Liaise with the Competition Secretary, the Pro Shop staff and the restaurant staff.

Encourage and assist the Men's Vice-Captain.

Attend meetings of the Management Committee.

Manage the Captain's budget.

Organise the Sheffield Union League team (selection may be delegated) and attend these matches in support of the team.

Organise teams for the other SUGC competitions.

Liaise with the Lady Captain in the arrangements for the three Club Mixed competitions.

Organise the Captain's team for the matches against the teams of the President, Lady Captain and the Junior Captain.

Oversee the arrangements for Captain's Day (managed by the Competition Committee).

Organise the annual matches, home and away, versus Duckinfield GC and Tinsley GC.

Organise the Captain's Away Day and invite members to the event.

Organise and play in the weekly Top Dogs competition.

Attend and present the prizes at the Mens' Majors, Members' Days, Mixed competitions and the Christmas Fiddle.

Attend the Club Annual Dinner Dance.

Attend the SUGC Annual Dinner Dance with other Club representatives.

Attend the Club Annual General Meeting - present a report of the year's activities.

Play in the SUGC President's Day for Club officials.

Duties of Men's Vice-Captain

In November and December prior to his year in office the Men's Vice-Captain shall:

 Attend the Annual General Meeting where his nomination will be presented.

Attend, as observer, the December Management Committee meeting.

From the 1st January of his year in office the Men's Vice-Captain shall:

Attend the monthly Management Committee meetings.

Understudy and support the Men's Captain.

Work closely with the Lady Captain.

As far as possible, play in the matches organised by the Captain.

Partner the Men's Captain in the Top Dogs weekly competition.

Organise the Vice-Captain's Awayday.

As Junior Manager, be responsible for the Junior budget, and work with the Junior Committee to provide coaching and teams for the Junior competitions.

Liaise with the Junior Captain.

Work with other members of the Captain selection committee to propose the candidate for election as the Men's Vice-Captain during his own year of Captaincy.

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