I met with Steve late Friday and he informed me that whilst he had very much enjoyed his time at the Glenelg Football Club and the challenges that he has had to manage in the two years he has been CEO, it is now important for him to spend more time with his wife Trenna and their three teenage sons Ethan, Jesse and Daniel who have considerable school and sporting commitments of their own to manage.
The role of a CEO at an SANFL Club requires committing to long hours with evening and weekend engagements, which can certainly be hard to juggle with a busy family and I certainly appreciate and respect Steve’s decision.
Steve can be proud that during his time at Glenelg the clubs financial position has improved significantly, we have rebranded the Bar and Bistro to the Glenelg Club which has been extremely successful and in the last half of this season we have seen some promising signs with our on field performance.
Steve has been an extremely loyal and hardworking CEO since being appointed to the position in September 2013 and on behalf of the Board and everyone at Glenelg Football Club I would like to thank Steve for all his hard work and commitment during his tenure and wish Steve, Trenna and their family all the success and happiness in the future.
In the interim David Whelan (Finance Director and Board Member) will be taking on the CEO role and working closely with Steve for the next 4 weeks along with our very competent management team to ensure the smooth running of both our venue and football operations.
I would also like to thank David for offering up his time and committing to this interim CEO position on short notice. His extensive business experience and knowledge will be invaluable to lead the team while we look for the best candidate to fill the permanent position.Nick Chigwidden
The Glenelg Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors.
Tony holds a Bachelor of Science (Computing) and has over 25 years’ experience in Information Technology, across public and commercial enterprises, in industries ranging from public sector,
higher education, health and utilities. Tony has extensive experience as a senior leader in strategic and business planning, stakeholder and account management, project and program management, governance and risk, and infrastructure and application Management.
Tony is Director of Strategise IT, and specialises in providing technology strategy and advisory services.
Tony has passionately supported the club since his first match in 1973, and is currently a Corporate Sponsor and Vice President of the Football Club.
Rob is the recently retired managing director of Thirsty Camel bottle-shops. After operating his own retail businesses and spending some time in the gaming industry, Rob moved into the liquor
and hospitality industry where he spent some 30 years. His skills in strategic planning, business development and financial controls was fundamental in the establishment and success of the
Thirsty Camel franchise brand, which now has over 60 retail liquor outlets.
Rob has lived in Glenelg and been a member of the football club for 28 years. Even though his wife Maree and his four sons and grandsons are his highest priority in life, Rob really wants to contribute to the local community and to the future success of the Glenelg Football Club.Both Tony & Rob are long-time members and supporters of the Club, and their skills, expertise and enthusiasm will make them great additions to the current Board.
Glenelg V West
Glenelg 1-0 (1) to West 20-14 (134)
Goal: Shania Kells
Best: Emmie Hawkes, Mikayla Carruthers, Tahlia Nash-Hahn, Tamsyn Morriss
Glenelg 3-18 (36) to West Adelaide 1-4 (10)
Best players: Jess Allen, Ashleigh Bussenschutt, Lily Maddern , Chloe Morgan , Tamika Nash-Hahn, Isabella Bennett.
Goals: Kaitlyn Connolly 1, Ashleigh Buschenschutt1, Sophie Dignan 1.