Board & Staff

Glenelg Football Club Board

Peter Carey

President & League Director

A Glenelg man through and through, Peter Carey has celebrated a glorious career with the club both on and off the field. He currently holds the South Australian record of 448 league games between 1971 and 1988, as well as three best and fairest awards with the Tigers and three premierships. 1973 was a particularly stellar year for Peter, as he not only topped the club’s goal kicking ladder with 70 goals but kicked six of these in the famous Grand Final win over North Adelaide. A highly respected captain turned board member, Peter brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the role of President and League Director.

David Whelan

Vice President & Finance Director

David has a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) and is also a Certified Practising Accountant, holding a senior management position at Deloitte from 1994-1997.

David was a senior executive at Whelancare from 1997, including CEO from 2003 – 2015.  He played an integral role overseeing its acquisition by Japara Healthcare in 2015. David is a Director of PMY Group Board, the

Somerton Surf Club Board and a dedicated member of the Sacred Heart College School Council. He also had 23 years in community football as a player, coach and administrator at Goodwood Saints Football club and Sacred Heart Old Collegians Football Club.

Nick Chigwidden


Inducted into the Glenelg Football Club Hall of Fame, Nick Chigwidden’s career at the Club includes playing 293 games between 1987-2000, holding the record for the longest serving Captain for the Club (1993-2000) and winning 4 consecutive Best & Fairest medals in 1991-1994. Chigwidden has been awarded Player Life Memberstatus for the Glenelg Football Club and the SANFL. Chigwidden holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) is currently a Director of PhysioXtra. Nick was elevated to a “Great of Glenelg” in 2019, following the Club’s Premiership success.

Michael Michaels


Michael holds a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) iwth postgraduate qualifications as a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Adviser. Michael has over 25 years’ experience in public practice and is the Managing Director of Sims Richmond Pty Ltd Chartered Accountants.

Michael advises many small to medium size businesses in accounting taxation and business services. This advice varies from acquisition to sell of businesses, property matters, finance and consulting in business growth and development strategies.

Robert Gillies


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.

Catherine Sayer


Catherine Sayer is Chief Executive Officer of Food South Australia Inc., the State’s peak industry body for food manufacturers and producers. She leads a team of staff based in Adelaide as well as China and Japan.

Catherine graduated with a degree in Business Management, majoring in Marketing.  Since that time she has worked with a number of large organisations across a number of sectors, both private and public, and ran a marketing consultancy prior to joining Food South Australia. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been a Chair and member of a number of boards in a number of sectors over the past 20 years.


Teri Hopkins


Teri Hopkins is a lawyer with the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption. She has 11 years experience of working across a number of State Government agencies in a compliance and regulatory environment including Prosecuting for South Australia Police and the Department for Environment and Water. She has expertise in criminal law, governance, ethics and advocacy.

Teri has a Bachelor of Social Sciences and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Adelaide, and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Society of South Australia.

More importantly Teri is an avid Glenelg supporter and has supported the club from an early age.


Justin Scripps Chief Executive Officer
Paul Sandercock Head of Football
Brett Hand Senior Coach
Kristin Jeffery Commercial Manager
Annmarie Cox Finance Manager
Georgia Musolino Marketing Executive
Laura Hubert Administration Executive
Darren Trevena Talent Manager and U18 Coach
Scott Uppington SANFL Game Development Officer