Committee

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Committee 2020-05-19T02:49:54+00:00
Owen HarrisPresident
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 ElliottVice-President
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 and was part of all of Forest’s premiership winning senior teams in Summer, Winter and Masters in 2018/19.

Shawn is involved in all aspects of club operations, including juniors and senior baseball.

Mike BeaumontSecretary
Mike has been involved with the Forest club for a number of years as both a senior player and a coach.

Mike’s role involves looking after club policy and administration and he acts 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.
Dave TuckwellRegistrar
Dave has been involved with Forest Baseball Club as a senior player and a junior coach for over five years. Dave’s role as registrar is focused on junior recruitment and team formation.

In addition to his junior registrar role, Dave is responsible for senior registrations, and together with Forest’s designated senior coordinators is tasked with creating a seamless integration for the club’s juniors into senior baseball.

Luke BurletCommittee
Luke has been involved with Forest Baseball Club as both a senior player and a junior coach for a number of years.

He has previously assisted as gear steward and has prior experience assisting on committees for both schools and sporting clubs.

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.

John FarrantFacilities Manager
John has been involved with Forest and Manly Baseball for over 30 years, having played for Forest in both juniors and now seniors. Prior to joining the Forest committee, John was President of the Manly-Warringah Minor League (for players 15+) for five years, and also sat on the Manly-Warringah District Baseball Association Board.

In his role as Facilities Manager, John is responsible for maintenance and improvements to the Aquatic Reserve baseball fields and amenities in conjunction with Manly-Warringah Minor League and State League.

In addition to his role as Facilities Manager, John also serves as a delegated authority for Forest on the Manly-Warringah Junior Baseball Committee.