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Management Commitee

Richmond baseball Club is managed by an Executive Board who are supported by a wider club committee.

The board and full committee meet on a regular basis to discuss the running of the club and to investigate how we can continue to improve both on and off the field. If you would like to discuss how the club is run please feel free to speak to any of the below mentioned executive or committee members.

Richmond Baseball Club actively encourages all members to participate in the club management process and welcomes thoughts and feedback from all club members and supporters.


Executive Board

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David D'Urbano              

 

Club President 

Dave joined Richmond in 2012 and immediately took on the co-manager role for the Dukes. He provided leadership and experience and in only his second year in the role led the Dukes from a 1-10 season to the Single A National title.

Dave and took on the co-manager role for the Dragons in 2016 as well as the Presidency.

David works in the music industry and is a transplanted New Yorker.

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Per Nilsson-Eklöf     

 

Secretary

Per joined Richmond as a rookie in 2005 not only to Richmond but to baseball as a whole, but immediately showed great promise and earned Per the first of several Cy Young awards as he began his pitching career.

Per has since been a fixture on the mound and at first base for various Richmond teams most recently the Dragons during the 2012 season. Having been a member-at-large for a few years Per is taking on the Secretary’s role in 2015.

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Dan Collett                     

 

Treasurer

Dan joined Richmond as a newcomer to baseball in 2011. He quickly established himself as a key member of the club on and off the field, batting .367 in his first season.

Moving to the mound in 2012 he then led the Richmond Dukes to the 2013 BBF Single A Championship with 10 wins, 90 strikeouts over 86 innings pitched. He deservedly won both the Cy Young and MVP award in 2013.

Dan now handles all of Richmond’s finances when he’s not training for the next Tough Mudder race.


Coaching

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Michael Daykin

As well as playing and assisting the management of Richmond's top tier team the Knights, Michael "Pickle" Daykin is also the head coach here at the club.

If you are interested in learning from best in the business, click the link below to see our next training session. Or, if you are new to the sport, see if we can answer your question in our Frequently asked questions page. 

2018 Training Timetable


Wider Committee

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JP Pasterino           Vice President

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Charles Pratt  Equipment

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N. Hadley-Kamptz   

 

Advisor

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Karl Murray  Member-At-Large

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Adam Webb  Member-At-Large

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Paul Tiley  Social/Comms.

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Spencer Huet           Webmaster

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Bill Varon   

 

     Safe-Guarding


Sponsers

Richmond Baseball Club is a profit free organisation and relies heavily on sponsorship to help keep the fees affordable to all.

We are extremely grateful for the support we get from a wide and diverse range of sponsors who really do help make all this happen.

Richmond Baseball is one of the largest and best run clubs in the country. Started in 1992 as a project by youth worker Wayne Nash, the club now offers adult baseball at all four competitive levels of British baseball, from the National Baseball League to Single A level for newcomers.

The club also hosts an annual summer youth camp for 4-6 weeks during July and August for boys and girls aged 5-13. Last year’s camp set a new record with almost 50 children attending the camp.

The club has developed a strong relationship with the local community, schools and business in South West London. Richmond has a very close relationship with our landlords; Kew & Ham Sports Association. RBC also have a close relationship with LondonSports, Central London’s largest and longest established youth sports league.

The club can offer tailor made sponsorship packages to fit your requirements.  Here are some examples of items that can be added to your package, subject to availability:

  • Ballpark naming rights
  • Permanent signage at Ham Playing Fields and Clubhouse
  • Game day signage at Ham Playing Fields and Clubhouse
  • Corporate/family softball events run by RBSC
  • Use of baseball fields and equipment for corporate advertising or promotional videos.
  • Your brand name on team uniform
  • Official sponsor status for a Richmond team
  • Prime advertising space on our website; richmondbaseball.co.uk

To contact Richmond Baseball Club’s sponsorship and fundraising team, please fill out the form below.


Becoming a Sponser

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