Committee

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Committee 2018-08-31T03:21:48+00:00
President
Owen HarrisVice-President
Owen grew up playing baseball in the Manly-Warringah area with a family name synonymous with baseball on the Northern Beaches.

Owen is a Level 3 accredited coach and has coached at Forest for a number of years. He also plays for Forest senior teams in both summer and winter competitions and has served as Vice-President (Summer League) on the Manly-Warringah Minor League committee.

Shawn ElliottSecretary
Shawn has been involved with the Forest club for a number of years as both a senior player and a coach. He was the recipient of the Clubperson of the Year in 2016/17.

Shawn’s role involves looking after club policy and administration, as well acting as a delegated authority as Forest’s representative to the Manly-Warringah Junior Baseball League.

Jenny RussellTreasurer
Jenny was appointed club Treasurer in early 2018 and is responsible for all financial matters for Forest Baseball. Jenny has been involved with the club for a number of years.
Gail HendersonRegistrar
Gail has been involved with baseball administration in Manly-Warringah for over 20 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Forest Baseball Club. Gail’s role as registrar is focused on junior recruitment and team formation.

In addition to her role at Forest, Gail is currently the Treasurer of the Manly-Warringah Junior Baseball Committee (MWJBC). Gail has previously held the position of Secretary for both the MWJBC and the Manly-Warringah District Baseball Association.

Beth MurphyCommittee (U7 Coordinator)
Beth’s name is familiar to all people that have been involved at Forest Baseball Club over the last decade after many years serving as President.

Beth continues her role at the club guiding the new committee as they settle into their roles and focusing on the U7 Tball program designed alongside her husband Brian Murphy (Sydney Blue Sox).

Joe WellerSenior Coordinator
Joe has been actively involved with Forest Baseball Club for a number of years, both as a junior coach and a senior player and manager.

His baseball knowledge is invaluable to the club, evidenced by him being recognised by his former club (Ryde Hawks) as their first ever inductee into their Baseball Hall of Fame.

In his role as senior coordinator, Joe is responsible for facilitating the progression of our junior players into senior baseball, as well as placing new players into appropriate grades in senior competitions.

Dave CustardSenior Coordinator
Dave has managed and played in senior Forest teams in summer, winter and Masters competitions.

Dave’s role with the club is to facilitate and organise Forest teams for all relevant senior competitions, with a focus on participation and enjoyment.