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SZ Racing Club - Background

Our Charter


1)          The Club shall be known as the SZ Racing Club.

2)          The Club shall be affiliated to the SnowSport England and the Yorkshire Ski Federation.

3)          The Aims of the Club

a)       To encourage and promote the sport of skiing at all levels.

b)       To represent the interests of club members to all appropriate authorities.

4)          Membership

a)       Membership shall be open to individuals (adult/students/juniors) and families.  The age of junior membership shall be regulated by F.I.S.

5)          Subscriptions

a)       Members shall pay an annul subscription.

b)       The Club financial year shall commence on 1st April and end on 31st March.

c)       Members shall be required to pay their membership fee by 1st October.

d)       The annual membership fee shall be determined at the A.G.M.

6)          General Meetings

a)       The Annual General Meeting of the Club shall be held during May each year at a time and place determined by the Executive Committee.  Twenty-one clear days notice shall be given to all members.

b)       The business of the Annual General Meeting shall be to:-

i)       Confirm the minutes of the A.G.M. or any General Meeting held subsequent to the last A.G.M.

ii)      Receive the audited club accounts made up to 31st March each year.

iii)      Receive the Annual Report of the Executive Committee.

iv)      Elect an Auditor.

v)       Elect the Honorary Officials.

6)          General Meetings

b)       The business of the Annual General Meeting shall be to:-

vi)      Special General Meetings may be called by the Executive Committee or on a request in writing to the Secretary from not less than 10 adult members.

vii)     Every question to be decided at a General Meeting shall be by a simple majority of votes.  In the event of equality of votes the Chairman of the meeting shall be entitled to an additional casting vote.

7)          Voting Rights at General Meetings

a)       One vote per individual Adult member and one vote per family membership.

8)          Officers of the Club

a)       The affairs of the Club shall be managed by an Executive Committee which shall consist of:-

i)        The Hon. Chairman

ii)       The Hon. Vice Chairman

iii)      The Hon. Club Secretary

iv)      The Hon. Treasurer

v)       Club Welfare Officer

vi)      The Publicity Officer

vii)     Head Coach

b)       A quorum for an Executive Committee meeting shall be 5 members; two of whom shall be officers.

9)          Voting Rights at Executive Committee Meetings

a)       Each member of the Executive Committee, as defined in Clau 8.1 shall have one vote.

b)       Every question to be decided at an Executive Committee meeting shall be divided by a majority of votes.  In the case of an equality of votes the Chairman shall be entitled to an additional casting vote.

10)    Duties of the Executive Committee

a)       The Executive Committee shall be responsible for the administration of all Club activities.

b)       The income and funds of the club shall be used solely for furthering the objectives of the Club.  In the event of dissolution of the Club all assets shall only be capable of being transferred to a body or between bodies whose objectives shall be the same as, or closely related to, those of the Club as defined in Clause 1 of the Constitution.

c)       The Executive Committee shall cause proper books of account to be kept of all income and expenditure and of all dealings with the assets of the Club and shall present to the Annual General Meeting in each year duly audited Income and Expenditure Accounts and Balance Sheet.

d)       Co-opt such other persons necessary for the due conduct of the business of the Club.

e)       Fill any vacancy, which may occur amongst the Honorary Officers on the Executive Committee.

f)        Appoint sub-committees, with or without executive powers, as and when necessary.

g)       Recommend Honorary Officers for submission to the Annual General Meeting.

11)       Notices

a)       A notice or any other document may be served by the Club upon a member either personally or by sending it through the post addressed to such a member at their last known address, but the accidental omission to give such notice or other document, or the non receipt of such notice or, other document by any such member shall not invalidate any resolution passed.


History of Our Club

SZ Racing Club based at SNO!zone, Castleford was formed in April 2010 by Head Race Coach - Lee Cosham and a group of parents wanting their children to progress from recreational skier's to International Racers.  The club's main focus is on the development of Alpine Racing for all levels from Minis to Masters.
Club's most memorable moments.

Our SZR Club Officers


Head Race Coach Lee Cosham, currently holds his BASI Alpine level 3 ISIA & Alpine Development Coach level 2.  Lee is also up to date with the latest developments in adaptive skiing.  Lee is an Internationally Qualified Instructor who has spent seasons in Australia & Canada & taught in France, Italy & Austria.  He is the Head Coach for SZ Racing Club in Castleford & a highly experienced technical & personal development coach.  Lee coaches some of our young stars of tomorrow.


Lee Cosham is our Chairman & Head Coach.




SECRETARY - Gail Ramsden

TREASURER - Emma Ferriman