A Club Patron is defined as: …one who encourages or helps a Club, a cause, or body of work, a furtherer and a promoter; a person who protects, supports, or countenances, a defender, a advocate or a person of distinction under whom a person [or club] places them self / itself

Therefore the role of the Club Patron can be summed up as – No. 1 supporter, part promoter who can be called upon at anytime for advice or guidance and someone who the members of the club hold the utmost respect for as an individual.