More than 70 entities present for a friendly moment
This evening was a real success with 150 guests who responded favourably to our invitation, including more than 70 entities (companies, associations, communities, etc.), partners of the various sports sections of the Stade Rochelais, cyclist, rugby and basketball. Three basketball players and three rugby women from Stade Rochelais were present for this occasion.
One team, one history, many ambitions
The presentation was opened by the manager of the structure, Jean-Christophe Barbotin who did not forget to recall the history of the team which started in the national division (DN17), in collaboration with the President of the association Gerard DAMIENS and the infallible support since the beginning of the department of Charente-Maritime. The team was able to climb the ladder one by one and become a pro team in 2019 until the merger at the end of 2020 with Stade Rochelais, which has been providing marketing and commercial support for more than a year now in the development and professionalisation of our teams. services.
The presentation continued with a word from our two namers, Stade Rochelais and the department of Charente-Maritime, represented respectively by Stéphane CEUILLE, sales manager of Stade Rochelais and Gérard PONS, Councilor of Charente-Maritime.
The 2022 outfits and bikes that have been unveiled on our social networks in recent weeks were presented during this evening to the partners.
Highlighting the prize lists of each
The evening continued with the complete presentation of the staff with the various sports directors, mechanics, massage assistants, communication assistant and dietician. Then the rise on stage of the different girls that make up the workforce with the exception of Frances VAN RENSBURG, who was excused because of her presence in South Africa for her national championship. This was an opportunity to introduce our two interns, Annika LIEHNER and Lou BERLAND
The collective was presented in three groups according to the profiles of each, the dynamiters, the sprinters as well as the rollers/versatile. Michel GELIZE, official speaker of the Tour de France and Chloé STEVENET, official announcer of the Stade Rochelais knew how to lead the evening magnificently by interviewing the girls on stage and allowing the whole room to know a little more about their respective objectives. For example India GRANGIER, Champion of France Espoir and 14th in a round of the World Cup will aim for a great victory in a class 1.
Following this presentation, the partners present gathered around a cocktail reception and were able to get to know the entire workforce and staff.