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Geelong Amateurs Club Life Members

OUR LIFE MEMBERS

T.R.INGPEN – Involved in the formation of the club with Geelong College and Geelong Grammar students and teachers. Club Captain 1930.

N.P.BRUSHFIELD ; Coach 1930 – 1936. 1931 Premiership coach 1933 Premiership Coach VAFA B Section (Champions), highly respected.

R.J.HASSETT – Premiership Captain 1933 VAFA B Section. Brother of Lindsay and Vin, assisted in the formation of the club post WW2

A.K.McRAE  No information available

 Victor Profitt was an Old Geelong Collegian and one of the original Collegians involved in the formation of the club. Starting the foundation of the club with college teachers and students.

Club Captain / Coach 1926 – 1929. Was also heavily involved in the NCCC.  

A.N.SHANNON – Was an old Geelong Collegian teacher and like Victor Profit was involved in the formation of the club. Club President 1928 – 1939.  Post WW2 committeeman.

A.VIZE  Premiership Player 1931 & 1933 (Champions) VAFA B Section. Long term Player Pre and post WW2

F.D.WALTER  COGG Town Clerk long term player. Premiership Player 1931 & 1933 ,  Secretary 1931 – 1935 – pre and post WW2 also Administrator

E.A.WHITE  No Information available

W.E.WHEELER Snr  Premiership Player 1933 VAFA B Section (Champions) Secretary 1936 – 39.

W.E.WHEELER Jnr  Administrator

Sir Roy FIDGE Geelong Mayor & Sponsor. Premiership Player 1931.

Arthur Lindsay HASSETT – was a club Administrator and also an Australian Test cricketer. Club Captain 1936 – 37.

A.T.JONES  Premiership Player 1948 VAFA C Section. Club Committeeman Treasurer 1942 -50 Long term Time Keeper

F.D.LAMB  Club Captain 1947. Premiership Coach 1948.  One of The Lamb Bros Strong Club Family Pre and Post war Player

I.S.BUCHANAN – Committeeman who assisted in reforming the club post war

 S.R.STEPHENS -1948 Premiership Player VAFA C Section  Return Service man assisted the club formation post WW2

Bruce WEYMSS was a club administrator , President 1947 – 1956. great worker of the club and also assisted in the reformation of the club post WW2 ,

G.L.BURCH Long term Player and club worker.1959 Club Vic Hind Trophy

J.D.LAMB – Jack Lamb Super tough  Captain / Coach 1948 – 1954, Commander in WW2 Brought the war back with him. Greatly respected Club Member.

S.E.BEACH  1953 Vice President. Club Administrator and player.

F.R.QUICK Coach and Administrator .Player and coached 1956 – 57.

I.M.MATHESON   Administrator President, Secretary and Player State representative

Don CLEVELAND was involved in the club for many years as a trainer and loyal Club worker

George STONEHOUSE ,  George and wife Mary work tirelessly for the Junior section of the Club For several years

 Ken “Spook” LARSEN. 1953 Premiership Player (Woolworth Cup),  was a junior coach for many years .Also a great worker around the Club for many years

David “Skitch” McGOWAN – President 1975, Premiership Player 1953 (Woolworth Cup), Junior Coach and tireless Club worker

David “Flaker” SHAW was a long term club administrator. Secretary 1953 – 1960 & 1966.  He played a large role in relocating the Club from Corio oval to Queens Park

George RUFFIN–  Long term player and club / committeeman worker

John McPHEE President player Regarded Highly as a great Administrator.

Milton POULSTON – was involved in the club moving from Corio Oval in the Eastern Gardens in 1957 to the current site at the magnificent Queens Park. He was the Captain (1956 – 57) Coach at the time , Coach 1963 – 1965 and long time supporter and Sponsor

MRS.I. Mary STONEHOUSE – first lady Life member. with husband George assisted the rise of the Clubs Junior section

John VAUTIER – Player. Captain 1964. Coach 1970 – 74 Premiership Coach 1972 . Vic Hind Trophy 1965 & 66. State representative. Committee Member Held in high regard.

John Maunsell.  Tough  and long term player well respected.  Coach 1966 – 1969. Vic Hind Trophy 1968

Dave Leigh (Hall of Fame) was a long time player mainly in our VAFA / Woolworth Comp. thirds team but became our long term team manager / time keeper, starting way back in the VAFA days.

Geoffrey “Dick” Prentice Committee, Team Manager, Long term player and Club Worker.

Jim Fidge – played with the club , President 1970 – 74 & 1976 – 77. Secretary 1962-63 & 1967. Long time club VAFA representative, awarded VAFA Life Membership for services . Great Club Worker.

 Angus Donald McGEACHY Geelong Grammar Dux.  VAFA delegate Club Secretary and long time club supporter. Secretary 1964 – 65 & 1968

Ray WOOKEY. Long term player. VAFA B Section  Premiership 1972.  Captain 1970. Coach 1975 – 76. Vic Hind Trophy 1973. Also served on the Committee.

Robbie MILLER.  Long Term Committee man and Administrator.

1975 – Peter McMAHON – Player – long term Committeeman. Secretary 1970 – 73.

1978 – Donny .C.BARTON (Hall Of Fame) -started at the club in 1962, long time player , 1980 Reserves Premiership Player. 1981 Vic Hind Trophy  , still involved today as club “guardian of the umpires” .

1979 –  Murray “Muzza” HUNTER–  is the clubs inaugural CLUB LEGEND. Starting at the club in 1962 in the Under 15’s (??) long term junior & senior player. 1980 Reserves Premiership Player. President 1989 – 1992. Secretary 1976 – 1979  Junior Club President 1998 – 2005. Vic Hind Trophy 1977.  Still involved cooking the famous “Muzza Burger”.

1980 – Ken ANDREWS –  Senior player.  President 1978 – 1980.  Vic Hind Trophy 1969.

1981 – Ken MIDDLETON – Premiership Player . Snr B&F 1964. Club Treasurer 1970 – 76.

1982 – Bruce COLLINS . Team Manager for several  Years and also Administrator,

1982 – Jack FREWIN. Long term Team Manager and Club Worker.

1983 – Des DOWNEY. Long term committeeman for Juniors & Seniors – Secretary 1975.

1985 – Ian POULTON -Long term player and committeeman. Better known as “L.C” (you’ll have to ask him what that stands for – unsuitable for publication!)

1985 – Robert “Fly” SHERINGHAM – A long term player and committeeman. 1978 Vic Hind Trophy. 1980 Reserves Premiership Player.

1986 – Craig JOHNSON – long term committee person administrator  – Secretary 1980 – 81 & 1983 – 86.

1987 – Daryl McLURE – long term club administrator – President 1983 – 1987. Heavily involved in the junior football program with three boys and a daughter playing netball.

1987 – Philip “Doggy” MORROW – “Doggy” was the “self appointed club legend” – of footy trips! Long term junior and senior player, 1977 U/19 Premiership Player. Committeeman for many years, Secretary 1989 – 92.

1988 – Alan “Tracker” TREVASKIS – Long term player thru juniors to seniors. Premiership Captain Coach 1980 Reserves Premiership (Clubs first ever Reserves flag), 1983 Vic Hind Trophy 

1992 – Robert James “Jimmy” MACHAR – heavily involved in the early junior years as the club restructured and focused on the youth at QP.

1993 – MRS. Loretta Hunter. Long term netball player and supporter (wife if Legend Murray). Incredible worker and much loved identity around the club 

1993 – Mrs. Margaret Elaine MACHAR – long term club supporter and helper

1994 – Stan “DD” COOPER – long term club administrator / team manager.

1994 – Robert CRAMP  long term junior & senior player and committee person. 1980 Reserves Premiership Player. Senior Time keeper 2019 – current.

1994 – Allan FOSTER – long term player in the VAFA years, Snr B&F 1971  1972 Premiership Player VAFA B Section. Coach 1982 & 1988. Secretary 1993 – 1996.

1996 – David “Hi Ho” SILVER –  Long term player (Premiership player 1985), heavily involved in the junior section coaching / team manager for many years

1996 – Brad THOMSON – Brad Thomson – came from the Grammar. Long term player and Committeeman. 1989 & 1993 Vic Hind Trophy. Snr B&F 1988. Still on committee.  

1996 – Nigel VINCE was recruited from Warrandyte via the North Melbourne F.C. Captain 1982 – 1986. Club senior B&F 1984 & 1986. Captain 1985 G&DFL Premiership Player. Vic Hind Trophy 1984 & 1985. On the committee and Coached the reserves &  Senior Chairman of Selectors 

1998 – Bruce HARWOOD. Hall of Fame. Long term junior and senior player. VAFA C Grade Reserves Premiership Player 1980. Reserves B&F 1980. Vice Captain Senior Premiership G&DFL 1985. Senior Coach 1993 – 1995. Secretary 1996 – 1998 and 2016 – 2019. President  1999 – 2005. Reserves Coach 1998 – 2000. Womens Football Director 2020 – current. Director Queens Park Pegasus Foundation 2014 – current.

1998 – Fred HERD – played in the 1948 & 1953 Premiership Teams and led arguably the longest club sponsorship commitment which still exists today with M.C.Herd

1998 – Mrs . Jill TREVASKIS – Long time AMMO Netballer . Instrumental in the initial Ammo Netball B.F.L teams and long term administrator.

1998 – Guyon WILSON –  Long term Senior player. 1972 Premiership Captain VAFA B Section. 1971 Vic Hind trophy. Sponsor of the club since 1980’s.

2000 – Robert FOSTER – Long term player. 1972 Premiership Player. President. 1993 – 1995. Helped transfer the club from the G&DFL to the BFL. Current Chair of the Life Members Committee.

2000 – John HICKEY –Hall of Fame. Long term senior player. Coached Reserves team 1993 – 1995. Senior and Reserves Team manager for many years. Long serving club committeeman.  Head groundsman since 2010. Director Queens Park Pegasus Foundation 2014 – current.

2001 – Arthur FLEET. President 1996 – 1999. Long term club committeeman and very involved in junior section for many years.   

2001 – John RAMSEY. Long term committeeman man. Club Treasurer for many years. Very involved in junior section for many years during the 1990’s.   

2002 – MRS. Di FLEET. Very involved in club Junior Section for many years and with ladies committee. Wife of former President Arthur Fleet.

2004 – Paul MIDDLETON – long term junior and senior player. Snr B&F1993.

2004 – Ben REYNOLDS – long term junior & senior player. R/U Snr B&F 1991 . 1992 , 1993 , 1994 ,  

2005 – MRS. Jennifer HARWOOD – long term netball player. Instrumental in development of BFL netball section at QP. 2000 C Grade Premiership Player. Member of Life Members Criteria Committee.

 2006 – MS. Nicole ROBERTSON – long term supporter (started as a junior water carrier when her Dad Peter was coaching) – played netball  for many years. Committee person for many years. Netball President

2009 – Rod WESTWOOD  – Senior players. Committeeman. Team Manager. Chairman of Selectors

2009 – Ian DAVIS – Long term senior player. Snr B&F 1975 – 1978. Chairman of Selectors 2002 – 2005. Member of the Life Members Criteria Committee.

2011 – Dale MOORE – started in juniors in 1990, played in 4 junior premierships, long term player through juniors to seniors. 2004 Reserves Premiership Player Captain , 2010 Reserves Premiership Coach,  2004 Coach Vic Hind Trophy. Under 9 coach for two years. Auskick Co-Ordinator 2020.

2011 – Chris SEIGNIOR – long term player from juniors through to seniors, club senior runner for many years. 1999/2000 Club MVP.   

 2012 – Christopher BROAD – long term junior co-ordinator / President. Senior Club President 2007 – 2009 & 2011 / 12. Instrumental in bringing lower junior level from Newtown Little League to Queens Park to further build the foundation.

2012 – Ms. Bianca CLARK – long term netballer. A Grade Premiership Player. Club MVP 2010.

2013 – Kim MULGREW – came from Colac Imperials in 1995 and played over 200 games.  1997 – 2013 Junior coach, Auskick co-ordinator and committee person for many years and coached the  Reserves to 2004 BFL Premiership. 2003 Club MVP.  2000-2010 team of the decade member.

2013 – Heath PARROT – Started in juniors in 1988.Played in three junior premierships 1990 U/15 , 1992 U/17  ,1993 U/18.. 1999 Reserves B&F . 2002 Best Clubman.  Played in 2004 & 2008 Reserves Premiership. Coached 2006 Under 14B, 2007 Under 18, 2008 Reserves and  2011 Under 18 Premierships.  2010 Coached Reserves  BFL  Premiership

2013 – Gav CLARK – long term supporter and sponsor (ConnetTel). Long term junior and senior committeeman. Current Football Director.  

2015 – Warren SQUIRES – Starting as club supporter then sponsor Warren became the Club Secretary 2004 – 2012. Current Club Provedore and  Kitchen  / Canteen manager. Major Club sponsor since 1995.

2015 – Ms. Alice TREVASKIS – Alice has played netball for the Ammos since she could walk. Became Netball President , Committee person for many years. Played in netball ……Grand Final

2015 – Tony KELLY – Tony has been involved for over 20 Years. Started with involvement of juniors. Been “second in charge” in the kitchen now for 8 years.  Club sponsor through Belmont Fencing for many years.

2016 – Simon FARRELL. Started at the club in the juniors in 1981. U/18 Premiership Player 1985. Long term junior and senior player. Been a major sponsor through SHOJUN Concrete many years. President of the Club 2013 – current.

2016 – Andrew RICHARDSON. Started in 1986. Long term junior and senior player. Club captain 1993. Vic Hind trophy 1992. Junior Coach & Co-Ordinator 2013 – 2018. Coached two junior premierships.  Twice best clubman , 2011 G&DCA Youth Coach of the Year , 2013 NAB AusKick Volunteer of the Year.  

2016 – Tim CLARK – long term junior and senior player. Senior B&F 2004 & 08. Senior Premiership Player 2004 , 2008 , 2014, 2015, 2016. Club Captain 2006 – 2010.  Senior Coach 2011 & 2012. 5 x Interleague representative. Club major sponsor through ConnectTel.

2017 – Neville HUNTER. Club supporter and long term committeeman. Club Treasurer 2012 – current.  Has taken the Treasurers role to a new level and very hard working around the club.