About the JCA

JCA Board & Staff

Honorary Member

  • President  Makoto Yamada

Board

  • Chair           Kei Imamura
  • Director      Kenta Aoshima
  • Director      Koji Horigome
  • Director      Julia Longbottom
  • Director      Chris Thurgate

Auditor

  • Auditor     Toru Utsugi

Staff

CEO

  • Naoki Alex Miyaji
    Role: Oversees the Head Office and its operations.
    Responsible Projects: Building relationships within Cities of Cricket, Cricket for Smiles, Tohoku Region

Head of Cricket Operations

  • Alan Curr
    Role: Manages Cricket operations and supports the CEO along with the Office Manager.
    Responsible Projects: National Teams, East Asia Cup, Education Courses, Yokohama Cricket Blast, Staff Exchange Partnerships, South Kanto, Tokai Region

Office Manager

  • Makoto Kubota
    Role: Manages administrative and financial operations and supports the CEO along with the Head of Cricket Operations.
    Responsible Projects: Japan Cup Finals, Administration and Accounting support for Regional Associations, Improve the Office environment, Organisation Development, Compliance, North Kanto, Kinki Region, Website Renewal.

Community Cricket Manager

  • Dhugal Bedingfield
    Role: Develops Competition Structures and Player Pathways. Assists with managing of cricket events.
    Responsible Projects: Japan Under 15 / Under 19 National League and finals, Competition Schedule, Japan Premier League Support, Japan Cricket League Committee Support, Annual Awards, Regional Japan Cup Committee Support, Hokkaido, East Kanto, Hokushinetsu, Kyushyu Region

Junior Participation Coordinator

  • Naotsune Bebe Miyaji
    Role: Develops Junior Participation Programs and “Cities of Cricket” in targeted locations.
    Responsible Projects: Cricket Blast Program, Akishima Supporter Club, University League Support, Investigate School Curriculum Inclusion, West Kanto Region, Women’s Committee Support.

Administration Officer

  • Yukiko Motojima
    Role: Delivers administrative and financial operations.
    Responsible Projects: Membership (Player) Registration, Ground Bookings.
  • Assists with: Annual Awards, National U15 Finals.

Sano Development Officer

  • Yuuki Ohtorii
    Role: Delivers cricket operations in developing Sano as a City of Cricket.
    Responsible Projects: Sano Cricket Blast, Sano Social League

Sano Administration Officer

  • Masami Fujita
    Role: Delivers administrative operations in developing Sano as a City of Cricket.
    Responsible Projects: Sano Supporter Club

Sano Junior Clubs Manager

  • Shizuka Miyaji
    Role: Manages the Sano Junior Clubs.
    Responsible Projects: Sano Junior Clubs

Akishima Development Officer

  • TBC
    Role: Delivers operations in developing Akishima as a City of Cricket.
    Responsible Projects: Akishima Cricket Blast

Sano Ground Keeper

  • Yoshitaka Uehara
    Role: Maintains and develops the cricket grounds in Sano.
    Responsible Projects: Maintenance of Cricket Grounds in Sano

Fuji Ground Manager

  • Jarrad Shearer
    Role: Maintains and develops the cricket grounds in Fuji.
    Responsible Projects: Maintenance of Cricket Grounds in Fuji