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Jason Walsh

Executive Officer

Jason was appointed the Executive Officer of Table Tennis Queensland in July 2013. He previously worked as the TTQ Sports Development officer in the South East Queensland area. Previous to this he worked in the sport industry gaining experience in facility management and event coordination. 

Jason completed a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Sport and Leisure Management at the University of Queensland in 2010. His focus is on directing the sport of Table Tennis in Queensland to increase participation levels across the state, coordinating successful state championships and improving the service provided to the TTQ members. 

Jason started work with Table Tennis Queensland in August 2011


Karen

Administration Manager

Karen has been dedicated to the Sports and Recreation Industry for over twenty years and has worked with various local, state body and national body sporting organisations. During her career she has acquired valuable knowledge and experience in a range of roles including sports coordinator, centre manager, operations manager and administration manager.


Over the years, Karen has worked with several sporting organisations focusing on event management, business operations and the implementation of administration processes and procedures. She has worked for two National Sporting Federations streamlining successful administration systems, along with providing valuable support to all members, member bodies and representative teams, encompassing a variety of diverse requirements.

Karen's main aim has always been to ensure the consistent, organised and effective administration management of the sporting groups operations across a range of sports and sporting levels to guarantee productive outcomes. Her current goal is to administer the smooth and efficient operations of Table Tennis Queensland State office and she is looking forward to the new challenge.



Contracted Team Members


Franck Roguiez announcement

High Performance Manager and Head Coach


David Hockings

High Performance Coordinator

David's personal table tennis journey started around 1969 as a player and then commenced coaching in 2000 with the progression with his level 2 coaching accreditaiton. Dave is still actively playing, competing and coaching with his current involvement as a Tops and Level 1 Coaching Course Presenter for Table Tennis Queensland. Having served on the Rockhampton Table Tennis Association committee and having a working career background in workplace business quality management, Dave brings great skills, knowledge and experience to the TTQ High Performance Team and can add value in building and growing our sport. He is looking forward to working with the High Performance Team to help plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and review Table Tennis Queensland's initatives and work towards developing more representative players at all playing levels and ages within our Queensland Table Tennis community.



Dave Delpratt

State Officiating Director

Dave began playing table tennis at his uncle's property on an old dining room table on a veranda, then with his brother for many years under their house in Brisbane. However, it wasn't until Dave moved to Mt Isa as a teacher that he got seriously involved in the club that was starting there. It was here Dave become interested in coaching and officiating which her further developed after moving to Bundaberg. Dave become a State Umpire in 1987. After attending the World Veteran Championships in Melbourne in 1994 as a player and a umpire, he decided to follow the officiating path. He became a National Umpire in 1995 and an International Umpire in 1998.


He qualified as an International Blue Badge Umpire in 2006. In 2011 Dave qualified as an International Referee. Highlights of his international career included being part of many World Championships, Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games and other major international tournaments as an Umpire, Referee and Deputy Referee. Dave has also been the Referee for many major ITTF, OTTF and TTA events since 2011, as well as visiting numerous Oceania countries to conduct umpire courses and referee tournaments. Officiating has provided Dave with innumerable wonderful experiences and the opportunity to travel to many countries that he would otherwise have not visited as well as making many friends.