Noel Winter

Noel Winter

 Noel Winter 12th December 1936 – 29th January 2012
National Treasurer Institute of Baths Management
National Treasurer Institute of Baths & Recreation Management
National Treasurer Institute of Sport & Recreation Management

Noel was a member of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport & Physical Activity (CIMPSA) and its founder institute the Institute of Sport & Recreation Management (ISRM) for 50 years, and was also a member of the Institute of Leisure & Amenities Management (ILAM). He was an ISRM National Council member for 20 years, and served as National Treasurer for 19 of those years, as well as working on numerous committees and authoring or contributing to many ISRM and industry publications. Noel was a two-time winner of ISRM’s FR Botham Award, as well as the ISRM President’s Medal, and in 2010 he was delighted to receive the Harold Fern Award from the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA).

A keen swimmer, Noel represented his country in Water Polo in the late 1960s, and went on to become both GB Water Polo Coach and Manager.

Noel had a long and successful career in local government, with his final post being Director of Recreation with Nottingham City Council. After taking early retirement in 1992, Noel accepted the post of ISRM Managing Consultant which he held until 1998, when he moved to the ASA as a facilities consultant, having already served 18 years as a member of the ASA Facilities Committee.

From 2003, Noel was involved in the successful London 2012 Olympics Bid and the subsequent technical design work of the London Aquatic Centre, as well plans for its legacy usage.

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