Tea Tree Gully Athletics Centre
Bulkana Oval
Spring Crescent
Banksia Park, S.A. 5091
Membership

There are four types of membership available:

To become a member the following form must be completed and provided to the registrar of the Little Athletics or Seniors club:

 TTGAC Membership Sheet (81 KB)

Ordinary Members

Ordinary members may be:

  • Any person being a bona fide athlete.
  • Parent of little athlete or any other person prepared to abide by the rules of the Association and the rules and directions of the International Athletics Federation.

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Associate Members

The Associate membership of the Association shall be comprised of such persons as the Centre Management Committee considers desirable in the interest of the Association to admit as associate members.

Associate members shall not be entitled to attend or vote at meetings of members, or take part in the business of the Association: but in all other respects the rights, privileges and obligations of associate members pursuant to these Rules shall be those of ordinary members

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Honorary Members

The Centre Management Committee may elect as honorary members:

  • Persons of distinguished position or attainment.
  • Guests or visitors introduced by members.

Honorary Members enjoy all the rights and privileges of members other than the right to attend and vote at meetings of members or take part in the business of the Association. They are not required to pay any subscription fees.

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Life Members

Life membership may be bestowed upon any person who has rendered outstanding and valuable service to the Association. A minimum of 10 years service of the Centre before Life Membership is considered.

Athlete Life membership may also be bestowed upon any athlete who has competed for the Association on a regular basis. A minimum total of 15 years service of the Centre before Athlete Life Membership is considered.

The Tea Tree Gully Athletics Centre would like to acknowledge its Life Members. Without the commitment and dedication shown by these members the Centre would not be here today. The members listed below have provided invaluable input into the successful running of the Centre.

Bruce Ainslie
Otto Arens
Andrew Beck
Bob F. Blackmore
Noel Bray
Mike Butcher
Stephen Butler
Barry Carter
Alan D. Cocks
Treana C. Cossey
Loralie J. Dunn
Wayne Greenham
Craig Hams
Colleen Hargans
Peter Hargans
Caroline Jackman
Stephen Jelfs
David Jelfs
Chris Johnson
David Johnson
Margaret Johnson
Tim Johnson
Daniel Judd
John Lockwood
Kath Matthews
Cassie Neubauer
Laurie F. O’Connell
Mark Ormrod
Darren Page
Jeff I. Page
Kylie Page
David Parrott
Cindy Ridgewell
Mark Ridgewell
Chris Roberts
Sean Roberts
Beryl Robertson
Don Robertson
Don Rowberry
Kirsty Rudge-Coppin
Halina Stankiewicz
Michael Stankiewicz
Chris Staples
Jordan Staples
Richard Staples
Ray H. Tedore
Ian Todd
Pat Todd
Dave J. Turner
John Wilmes

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Bruce Ainslie

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Name: Bruce Ainslie
Year: 1998
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1988/1989: Publicity & Promotions Officer (Centre Management)
  • 1993/1994 - 1994/1995: President (Little Athletics)
  • 1996/1997 - 1997/1998: President (Centre Management)
  • YYYY - SALAA Distinguished Merit Award

Post-Award of Life Membership:

  • 1998/1999 - 2002/2003: President (Centre Management)
  • 2012/2013 - 2016/2017: President (Centre Management)

Description:

TBD.

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Otto Arens

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Year: 1980
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • TBD
  • 1972/1973: Founding President (Little Athletics)
  • ...
  • 1979/1980: Coach - Middle Distance/Steeplechase (Seniors)
  • 1984/1985: Publicity and Promotions (Seniors)

Description:

TBD

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Andrew Beck

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Year: 2008
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • 2008/2009: Athlete's Representative (2008/2009)

Description:

TBD

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Bob F. Blackmore

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Year: 1988
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • Joined Senior Club as competing athlete and coach in 1976/77
  • Appointed to Centre Management Committee in 1987/88
  • Grade 1 Coach in 1977/78 and has coached senior and little athletes since 1977
  • 1979/1980: Coach - Sprints/Middle Distance (Seniors)
  • Has been a competing athlete for Tea Tree Gully for all but one year since 1977

Description:

Bob has given outstanding service to Tea Tree Gully Athletics Centre as a coach and a competing athlete. His meticulous approach to coaching has bee the source of encouragement for many athletes in Tea Tree Gully over the last twelve years

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Noel Bray

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Year: TBD
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • TBD
  • 1995/1996 - 1999/2000: President (Seniors)

Description:

TBD.

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Mike Butcher

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Year: 1987
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1992/1993: Team Manager (Seniors)

Description:

TBD.

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Stephen Butler

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Year: 2015
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 2012/2013: ASA Coach of the Year
  • 2012/2013 - 2015/2016: President (Seniors)
  • 2013/2014: ASA Coach of the Year

Description:

TBD.

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Barry Carter

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Year: 2006
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1998/1999 - 1999/2000: General Committee Member (Little Athletics)
  • 2001/2002: Recorder (Little Athletics)
  • 2002/2003: General Committee Member (Little Athletics)
  • 2003/2004 - 2004/2005: President (Little Athletics)
  • 2005/2006 - 2006/2007: President (Centre Management)
  • 2005/2006: President's Award (Little Athletics)
  • 2007/2008: Clubroom Manager

Description:

TBD.

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Alan D. Cocks

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Year: 2006 (before Oct. 1985)??
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • TBD

Description:

TBD.

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Treana C. Cossey

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Year: 1990
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1980/1981: General Committee Member (Modbury Club)
  • 1985/1986: Social Representative (Little Athletics)
  • 1992/1993: President (Seniors)
  • 1993/1994 - 1994/1995: Social Representative (Seniors)
  • 1995/1996: Registrar (Seniors)

Description:

TBD.

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Loralie J. Dunn

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Year: 1983
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1980/1981 - 1983/1984: Registrar (Little Athletics)
  • 1984/1985: President (Little Athletics)
  • YYYY - SALAA Merit Award

Description:

TBD.

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Wayne Greenham

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Year: 2015
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1992/1993: Committee Member (Seniors)
  • 1993/1994 - 1994/1995 - President (Seniors)
  • 2002/2003: President (Seniors)

Description:

TBD.

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Craig Hams

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Year: 2014
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • TBD

Description:

TBD.

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Colleen Hargans

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Year: 2006
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1998/1999: Registrar (Little Athletics)
  • 1999/2000 - 2000/2001: President (Little Athletics)
  • 2001/2002: Team Manager (Little Athletics
  • 2002/2003: Treasurer (Centre Management)
  • 2002/2003: Publicity and Promotions (Little Athletics)
  • YYYY - SALAA Merit Award

Description:

TBD.

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Peter Hargans

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Year: 2006
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1998/1999: Recorder (Little Athletics)
  • 1999/2000: General Committee Member (Little Athletics)
  • 2001/2002 - 2002/2003: Secretary (Centre Management)
  • YYYY - SALAA Merit Award

Description:

TBD.

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Caroline Jackman

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Year: 2006
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • TBD

Description:

TBD.

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David Jelfs

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Year: 2013
Membership: Athletes

Highlights:

  • 2003/2004 - 2008/2009: President (Seniors)
  • 2008/2009: Team Manager (Seniors)

Description:

TBD.

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Stephen Jelfs

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Year: 2013
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • TBD

Description:

TBD.

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Chris Johnson

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Year: 1997
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • TBD
  • 1984/1985: Secretary/Treasurer (Modbury South Club)
  • 1988/1989: Publicity & Promotions Officer (Little Athletics)
  • 1995/1996: Team Manager (Little Athletics)

Description:

TBD.

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David Johnson

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Year: TBD
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • TBD
  • 1991/1992: President (Little Athletics)
  • 1993/1994: Social Secretary (Little Athletics)
  • 1998/1999: Education Officer (Little Athletics)
  • 1999/2000: Team Manager (Little Athletics)
  • 2001/2002 - 2002/2003: Fund Raising Officer (Centre Management)

Description:

TBD.

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Margaret Johnson

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Year: TBD
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1998/1999 - 1999/2000: Education Officer (Little Athletics)
  • YYYY - SALAA Merit Award

Description:

TBD.

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Tim Johnson

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Year: 2002
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • TBD
  • 2001/2002: President (Seniors)

Description:

TBD.

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Daniel Judd

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Year: 2006
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • TBD

Description:

TBD.

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John Lockwood

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Year: TBD
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1980/1981 - 1984/1985: Treasurer (Centre Management)
  • 1981/1982: Coach - Middle Distance (Banksia Park Club)
  • 1987/1998 - 1991/1992: President (Centre Management)
  • 1995/1996: General Committee Member (Seniors)

Description:

TBD.

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Kath Matthews

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Year: 1986 (TBC)
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1982/1983: Registrar (Seniors)
  • 1984/1985 - 1985/1986: Registrar (Seniors)

Description:

1972-76 4 years with Modbury Little Athletics Club - not on Committee but helped at centre meets every weekend. First year wrote place tickets etc. following 3 years assisted Recorder in the tent on points scoring for centre trophy etc.

1976-86 A member of senior committee since its inauguration in 76 as Treasurer, Registrar and Recording. Registered Official since 1980 and officiated at OSF most Saturday competitions.

Involved with Centre fund raising (Bingo) for 12 years.

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Cassie Neubauer

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Year: 2005
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • TBD

Description:

TBD.

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Laurie F. O’Connell

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Year: 1988
Membership Type: Normal

Highlights:

  • Joined Modbury South in 1977 and began coaching little athletes
  • Held various committee posts at Modbury South in the period 1978 to 1982
  • 1979/1980: Secretary (Modbury South)
  • 1982/83 - 1983/84: President (Little Athletics)
  • 1984/85: Publicity and Promotions Officer (Centre Management)
  • 1984/85: Team Manager (Little Athletics)
  • Competed as a senior athlete 1985/86
  • 1985/1986 - 1986/1987: President (Centre Management)
  • Contributed to the Centre in Bingo, Displays, Fun run organisation and as an athletics official.
  • YYYY - SALAA Merit Award

Description:

Laurie has been a dedicated and enthusiastic worker for Tea Tree Gully Athletics for eleven years. He has given his time in a wide variety of activities an positions within all facets of the Centre and he has always ensured that the needs of athletes are foremost in the work which he has done.

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Mark Ormrod

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Year: 2006
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • 1997/1998: SA State T&F Team Representative (Little Athletics)
  • 2004 Olympic Games (Athens, Greece)
    • Men's 4x400m Relay (Silver Medallist)
  • 2006 Commonwealth Games (Melbourne, Australia)
    • Men's 4x400m Relay (Gold Medallist)

Post-Award of Life Membership:

  • 2007 Osaka World University Games (Bangkok, Thailand)
    • Men's 4x400m Relay (Silver Medallist)
  • 2007 World Championships (Osaka, Japan)
      Men's 4x400m Relay
  • 2008 Olympic Games (Beijing, China)
    • Men's 4x400m Relay
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Description:

TBD.

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Darren Page

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Year: 2005
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • 1985/1986: SA State T&F Team Representative (Little Athletics)
  • 1987: SA State Team T&F Representative (All Schools)

Description:

TBD.

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Jeff I. Page

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Year: TBD
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1981/1982 - 1982/1983: President (Dernancourt Club Little Athletics)
  • 1982/1983: Team Manager (Little Athletics)
  • 1983/1984 - 1984/1985: Education Officer (Centre Management)
  • 1984/1985: Social Representative (Little Athletics)
  • 1984/1985 - 1985/1986: Education Officer (Centre Management)
  • 1987/1988 - 1988/1989: President (Little Athletics)
  • 1993/1994: Secretary (Centre Management)
  • 1992/1993 - 1995/1996: Publicity & Promotions Officer (Seniors)
  • YYYY - SALAA Distinguished Merit Award

Description:

TBD.

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Kylie Page

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Year: 2005
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • 1984/1985: SA State T&F Team Representative (Little Athletics)

Description:

TBD.

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David Parrott

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Year: 1996
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1984/1985: President (Modbury South Club)
  • 1985/1986: Fund Raising Officer (Centre Management)
  • 1988/1989: Registrar (Seniors)
  • 1992/1993 - 1994/1995: President (Centre Management)

Description:

A member of the club since Season 1982/1983, David first took on a committee post in Season 1984/1985. Involved in Little Aths about 14 years. President of the Little Aths Modbury South Club 3 years - coaching - while it was a club. Helped coach and organise training when it was a training centre. Secretary of Little Aths with Greg Potter.

Fund raising Officer for Centre Management. Significant involvement in bingo for 5 years. This included a variety of roles including caller. During this time large amounts of money were raised.

Secretary of Seniors for 2 years. President of Centre 3 years. Competed for the Seniors. Coached Relay Teams.

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Cindy Ridgewell

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Year: 2008
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1998/1999: Secretary (Little Athletics)
  • 1999/2000 - 2002/2003: Registrar (Little Athletics)

Description:

TBD.

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Mark Ridgewell

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Year: 2008
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • TBD

Description:

TBD.

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Chris Roberts

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Year: 2010
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1998/1999 - 1999/2000: Social Secretary (Little Athletics)

Description:

TBD.

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Sean Roberts

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Year: 2013
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • 2005 Pacific School Games
    • Men's Shot Put (Gold)
  • 2006 National Championships
    • Men's U16 Ambulant 100m (Gold)
    • Men's U16 Ambulant 200m (Gold)
    • Men's U16 Ambulant Long Jump (Silver)
    • Men's U16 Ambulant High Jump (Gold)
    • Men's U16 Ambulant Shot Put (Gold)
    • Men's U16 Ambulant Discus (Silver)
    • Men's U16 Ambulant Javelin (Silver)
  • 2007/2008: Club Captain (Little Athletics)
  • 2011 Oceania Paralympic Championships (Darwin, Australia)
    • Men's Ambulant Javelin (Bronze)
    • Men's Ambulant Long Jump (Gold)
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Post-Award of Life Membership:

  • 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games
    • Men's T37 100m
  • 2014/15 Athletics SA Open Track and Field Athlete of the Year
  • 2014/15 Athletics SA Athlete with an Impairment of the Year

Description:

Born in 1992, Sean developed cerebral palsy straight after birth. After initially watching his brother and sister participating in athletics at TTGLAC, Sean first started competing in athletics in 2004.

Sean represented South Australia in the 2005 Pacific School Games and with great success in the 2006 National Championships in the 2006 Men's Ambulant (T37) category.

Sean was selected as Club Captain (Little Athletics) for Season 2007/2008.

Sean first competed for Australia in 2011 at the Arafura Games. He has gone on to represent Australia at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Beryl Robertson

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Year: 1996
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1985-86 Joined Tea Tree Gully Little Athletics Club and helped chaperone.
  • 1986-87 Became a Coach and an Official
  • 1987-88 Helped with Coaching and chaperoned.
  • 1988/1989 - 1990/1991: Recorder (Little Athletics)
  • 1988/1989 - 1990/1991: Coach
  • 1991/1992: Registrar (Little Athletics)
  • 1993/1994: General Committee Member (Little Athletics)
  • 1992/1993 - 1994/1995: Canteen Coordinator (Little Athletics)
  • 1995/1996: President (Little Athletics)

Description:

TBD

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Don Robertson

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Year: 1996
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1985-86 Joined Tea Tree Gully Little Athletics Club and chaperoned a group
  • 1986-1987: Became a Coach and an Official.
  • 1987/1988 - 1988/1989: Education Officer (Little Athletics)
  • 1987/1988 - 1988/1989: Coach
  • 1989-1990 - 1990/1991: President (Little Athletics)
  • 1991-1992 Held position of Team Manager and Chief Walk Judge with Association
  • 1992/1993 - Committee Member (Seniors)
  • 1992-1993: Chief Walk Judge
  • 1993-1994: Chief Walk Judge and organised judges for National Championships. Coach
  • 1993/1994 - 1994/1995: General Committee Member (Seniors)
  • 1994-1995: Coach.
  • 1995-1996: Although Don has resigned from Coaching he is voluntarily helping with the upkeep of the Grounds and Equipment.

Description:

TBD

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Don Rowberry

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Year: 1980
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • TBD

Description:

TBD.

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Kirsty Rudge-Coppin

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Year: 2013
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 2002/2003: General Committee Member (Little Athletics)
  • 2007/2008: General Committee Member (Little Athletics)
  • 2007/2008 - 2008/2009: Canteen Manager
  • TBD - 2012/2013: Tiny Tots Coordinator (Little Athletics)

Description:

TBD.

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Halina Stankiewicz

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Year: 2002
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • TBD

Description:

TBD.

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Michael Stankiewicz

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Year: 2002
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • TBD

Description:

TBD.

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Chris Staples

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Year: TBD
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1995/1996: Fund Raising Officer (Centre Management)
  • 1999/2000: Clubroom Manager (Centre Managements)
  • 1999/2000 - 2002/2003: General Committee Member (Little Athletics)
  • 1998/1999 - 2002/2003: Canteen Coordinator
  • 2008/2009: Secretary (Seniors)
  • 2010/2011: Secretary (Centre Management)

Description:

TBD.

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Jordan Staples

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Year: 2010
Membership: Athlete

Highlights:

  • 2004/2005: President's Award (Little Athletics)
  • 2008/2009: Publicity & Promotions Officer (Seniors)
  • 2010/2011: President (Seniors)

Description:

TBD.

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Richard Staples

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Year: TBD
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1993/1994 - 1995/1996: Recorder (Little Athletics)
  • 1996/1997 - 1998/1999: President (Little Athletics)
  • 1999/2000 - Secretary (Little Athletics)
  • 2001/2002 - 2002/2003: President (Little Athletics)
  • 2003/2004 - 2004/2005: President (Centre Management)
  • YYYY - SALAA Merit Award

Description:

TBD.

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Ray H. Tedore

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Year: 1988
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • Joined Tea Tree Gully Little Athletics in 1976/77
  • 1977/1978: Assistant Officials Officer
  • 1978/1979: Little Athletics Team Manager
  • 1979/1980: Coach - Jumps (Seniors)
  • 1979/1980: Competitions Officer
  • 1980/1981: President (Seniors)
  • 1981/1982: President (Centre Management)
  • 1981/1982 - 1984/1985: Development Officer (Centre Management)
  • 1985/1986: Clubroom Booking Officer
  • 1978 - Present: Bingo caller

Description:

Ray has been an untiring worker in his background for a large part of the twelve years of his association with the Tea Tree Gully Athlettics Centre. He was responsible for much of the preliminary work associated with negotiations which resulted in the Centre Clubrooms becoming a reality, Ray's time at Bingo is probably a Centre Best Performance.

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Ian Todd

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Year: 1993
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1983/1984: Coach (Modbury Club)
  • 1984/1985: Coach (Banksia Park Club)
  • 1985/1986 - 1986/1987: President (Banksia Park Club)
  • 1987/1988 - 1995/1996: Clubroom Manager (Centre Management)

Description:

Also holds a "B" grade in High Jump and Starting. Also is a "C" grade coach. Ian has also coached relay teams for approximately 5-6 years.

Both Pat and Ian arrange to meet schools, aid with unlocking, setting-up and locking up - schools hire provide additional revenue for the club.

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Pat Todd

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Year: 1993
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1983/1984: Coach (Modbury Club)
  • 1983/1984: General Committee Member(Modbury Club)
  • 1984/1985 - 1985/1986: Coach (Banksia Park Club)
  • 1986/1987 - 1987/1988: Recorder (Little Athletics)
  • 1988/1989: Secretary (Little Athletics)
  • 1989/1990: Canteen Coordinator
  • 1990/1991 - 1991/1992: Fund Raising Officer (Centre Management)
  • 1992/1993 - 1995/1996: Recorder (Seniors)
  • 1998/1999: Clubroom Manager (Centre Management)

Description:

Coached throughout the 10 years and has obtained a Level 1 Coaching certificate. Assisted and organised canteen days for school sports days at Bulkana.

Both Pat and Ian arrange to meet schools, aid with unlocking, setting-up and locking up - schools hire provide additional revenue for the club.

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Dave J. Turner

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Year: 1991
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1988/1989: Secretary (Seniors)
  • 1993/1994 - 1994/1995: Registrar (Seniors)
  • 1994/1995: Secretary (Centre Management)
  • 1994/1995 - 1995/1996: Secretary (Seniors)

Description:

Dave first became involved with TTG little Athletics Club in February 1980 and in April 1980 was elected a committee member of Banksia Park Club as well as being coerced to undertake the duties of assistant coach. As well as coaching, he became involved with officiating during the winter and summer seasons, both at centre meetings as well as O.S.F. competitions.

In 1982, after his second year as assistant coach, he became chief coach and also the training coordinator with Banksia Park. Continuing as chief coach and training coordinator he attended various courses arranged by AASA. These included a general coaching course covering all events and "b" Grade officials" courses for high, triple and long jumps and walks.

In 1984 he was voted in as President of Banksia Park Club in addition to retaining the roles of chief coach and coordinator up until 1987, During this period he represented Banksia Park on the TTG Little Athletics committee, and, as a coach, successfully guided athletes to national level.

In 1984 Dave also joined the Senior's Club as a coach, and has continued in this role ever since. In 1985 Dave joined the Senior's committee, and, over the ensuing years, took on various roles, which included Secretary (1 year) and Recorder (2 years). He officiated most weeks at the O.S.F. competitions and also helped out with the Bingo nights for a brief period.

In addition to the above, Dave has also competed for the Centre as a senior athlete in both summer and winter events and been a valuable team member.

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John Wilmes

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Year: TBD (before Oct. 1985)
Membership: Normal

Highlights:

  • 1984/1985: Fundraising Officer (Centre Management)

Description:

TBD.

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Page Updates
Posted: 14 May 2016

The Life Member description section of this page is a work in progress. The information is being extracted from (incomplete) historical records. If you are able to provide any additional information please contact us.

Under Construction
New Life Members
Posted: 23 October 2015
Congratulations to our new life members Stephen Butler and Wayne Greenham.

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