About the JCA

JCA Board & Staff

Honorary Member

  • President  Makoto Yamada

Board

  • Chair           Anthony Aram
  • Director      Kenta Aoshima
  • Director      Koji Horigome
  • Director      Chris Thurgate

Auditor

  • Auditor     Toru Utsugi

Staff

CEO

  • Naoki Alex Miyaji
    Role: Oversees the Head Office and its operations.
    Responsible Projects: Managing the JCA Office, Stakeholder Relations, Building relationships within Cities of Cricket, JCA Strategy 2018 and beyond

Head of Cricket Operations

  • Alan Curr
    Role: Manages Cricket operations and supports the CEO along with the Office Manager.
    Responsible Projects: Managing Cricket operations, National Teams, Education Courses, Staff Exchange Partnerships, Tohoku, South Kanto, Tokai Region, J-BASH

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, Kansai 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, Ground Booking Management, Japan Premier League, Japan Cricket League Committee Support, Annual Awards, Regional Japan Cup Committee Support, Hokkaido, East Kanto, Hokushinetsu, Kyushyu Region, Social Cricket

Junior Participation Coordinator

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

Business Development Coordinator

  • Mary Haruka Valentine
    Role: Manages Fee for Service programmes such as the JCA run Jr Clubs. Assists in Stakeholder Relations and Communication.
    Responsible Projects: Sano Jr Club, Akishima Jr Club, Stakeholder Relations, Communication

Administration Officer

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

Sano Development Officer

  • Yuuki Ohtorii
    Role: Delivers cricket operations in developing Sano as a City of Cricket.
    Responsible Projects: Sano Cricket Blast, Sano Supporter Club, Sano Social League, Assist with: National U19 League

Sano Administration Officer

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

Akishima Development Officer

  • Chelsea Moscript
    Role: Delivers cricket operations in developing Akishima as a City of Cricket.
    Responsible Projects: Akishima Cricket Blast, Edogawa Cricket Blast, Akishima Jr Club, J-BASH

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