Jacqueline Cowan

1st Vice President

Jacqueline Cowan – 1st Vice President

Jacqueline Cowan is an experienced sports administrator, who has held numerous positions. As a 28-year career banker, both locally and internationally, Mrs. Cowan main duties included: Business Development, preparing budgets and ensuring the attainment of financial targets. She also held the position of Senior Manager of Human Resources. she holds a BA Degree in Psychology,


Sporting Background

• President – Jamaica Volleyball Association

• Former General Secretary – Jamaica Volleyball Association

• Current General Secretary – Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA)

• Current Board Member – North America, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA)

• Current Member – Sports Organizing Committee (NORCECA)

• Current Member of Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) Disciplinary Committee

• Former Club Operations Manager and Manager – Harbour View Football Clubs Men’s Premier League Team

• Former Vice-President – Constant Spring Football Club

• Former Chairperson – Meadhaven United FC

• Former Vice-President of Kingston and St. Andrew Football Association (KSAFA)

• Former Chair of both the Women’s and Grassroots Committees – KSAFA

• Former Member of the JFF’s Board of Directors

• Former member of the JFF’s Finance Committee

• Former member of the JFF’s Women’s Committee



Accomplishments

• Tournament Director of the successful staging of the three (3) Beach Olympic Volleyball Qualifiers, and the Caribbean Under 19 Youth Boys Championship

• Tournament Director for four (4) NORECA Beach Volleyball Tours held in Ocho Rios.

• Manager of the Women’s Beach Volleyball Team that participated in the 2nd Round of Olympic Qualifying held in El Salvador

• Chief Liaison Officer in the CFU U17 Girls Tournament in 2013, and was Manager of the Jamaican Team

• Head of Delegation for JFF’s Under 20 Women’s National Team at the CONCACAF Tournament held in Panama - 2010


• Responsibility for the organization of transportation of all teams, officials and
CONCACAF EXCO’s that participated in the CONCACAF Round of qualifying for U20 girls, Under 20 Boys, and the CFU Caribbean Cup (Seniors) – 2008-2014

• Wrote proposal to FIFA for Jamaica to receive funding for the National U15 Girls programme, which was consequently accepted in 2012

• In 2010, after a 20-year absence, re-introduced female football in Kingston and St. Andrew (KSAFA)

• Chef de Mission for the Jamaican team to the ParaAthletic World Championships – 2017
• Represented Jamaica at the “Leadership Forum for Women in Sports in the Americas” held in Peru - 2016
• Represented Jamaica at both the North America, Central America and Caribbean (NORCECA) Volleyball Congress and the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball (CAZOVA) Congress


Relevant Courses and Workshops
• Club Management Seminar – FIFA
• Leadership Workshop – FIFA
• Women’s Seminar – FIFA
• Grassroots Coach Educators Workshop – FIFA
• JOA Sports Administration Course
• Advanced Sports Management Course
• Sports Administration Course – NORCECA