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Director of shooting – DoS by Henk Wagemakers, IJ Exceptionally luxury DoS stand
2 Director of shooting - DoS The DoS has a great impact on the success or the failure of a competition once the competition has started.
The DoS must work in close co-operation with the Chairperson of the judge commission, the judges, the field crew, the OC, the Technical Delegate, the Event Director, the Sport Presentation Team, TV-Director, Media, Result Team and the archers. For World Championships DoS is appointed by WA Judge Committee, but for other events often by the Organizers.
DoS should be an IJ, CJ or an experienced national judge. He/She should be assisted by a competent deputy DoS. He/She should be prepared for long working days.
The work of a DoS depends on the size and the importance of the tournament. The DoS shall have a perfect knowledge of the rules, like the judges, but must also understand how the field crew and the OC is working. The DoS has to handle a lot of stress The DoS must be very flexible, but also firm in his decisions
Duties His/her major duties are: Control of the shooting and safety on the competition field. DoS should have the ability to speak through a microphone and make announcements in proper English. DoS may be in smaller tournaments also an Event-Choreographer.
Duties The DoS is the person that makes the archers shoot without any problems and worries. Solve problems and situations. However when there is a situation that has to be solved by someone else, the DoS will refer the person to the right official and does not try to solve the problem himself.
Problems a DoS may encounter Partial obstructed view to all of the targets or all of the athletes on the shooting line. Poor communication facilities with the judges. Communication problems with the field crew. Re the operation of the timing control device.
Problems a DoS may encounter Too many people in the DoS stand. Too many bosses No deputy or assistant available. Lack of information about the schedule of the competition. Etc, etc.
Conclusion The DoS has to be a skilful individual, able to act in multitasking and is responsible for the perfect running of the tournament. The DoS has to deal with a lot of different people and a lot of questions. The DoS assures the smooth flow of the competition.