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Bill Sewart Althetics Track

About Us

Meet the current team of the BSAT commitee of management.

Our People

Scott Bowden Secretary

Scott Bowden is the Secretary of Athletics Nunawading, one of the tenant bodies of the BSAT Association. He has been a member of the BSAT Management Committee for over thirty years, is a life member and has served the committee in a number of capacities. Scott is also the Chairman of the White Zone, which represents the athletics clubs predominantly in the Eastern suburbs, for Athletics Victoria.

Rob Coombes Treasurer

Rob Coombes is the current Treasurer and has served in that role since October 2017. He’s a qualified accountant with many years experience lending his services as a volunteeer on Boards of local sporting associations. As a parent he has enjoyed a long affiliation with the Nunawading track and is dedicated supporter and promoter of sport and physical fitness in the local community.

Allan Wood Committee Member

Allan Wood has served on the BSAT Management Committee for the past 16 years and was also assistant Canteen Co-ordinator for 5yrs. He was President of the East Burwood Masters Athletics for 7 years. He is a qualified fitness instructor and teaches at the Doncaster, Living Longer, Living Stronger Program for the past 17yrs. He was also a Basketball coach at Doncaster for 40 years.

Christopher Worsnop Committee Member

Christopher Worsnop is the Venue Manager at the Bill Sewart Athletics Track for the Victorian Masters Athletics East Burwood venue. He has been competing in athletics since 1978 with the Old Xaverians’ Athletic Club and is now the OXAC President. He is also on the Athletics Victoria White Zone committee and is its current treasurer. He is a Life Member of the APS Old Collegians’ Amateur Athletic Association.

Lisa Wright Committee Member

Lisa Wright is both a parent and active member of many sporting associations in the local community including netball, cross country, cricket and football. She continues to hold several operational roles as Sports Trainer for the Vermont Junior Football Club and Team Manager for the Vermont Vultures Basketball Club as well as the current club President for both the Nunawading Little Athletics Club and the Aces Netball Club. Her skills as an operational manager for the Department of Health and Human services are well suited to her role on the BSAT Committee

Annette Hawkins Committee Member

Annette Hawkins has been a long standing member of the BSAT committee and serves as one of several representatives for the East Burwood Masters club. Her involvement in local sporting clubs extends back 30 years when she began as a founding member of the Whitehorse Sports and Recreation Network. She remains active in the local netball scene through her membership of the Whitehorse Netball Association and brings a passion for the promotion of junior sport to her role on the BSAT Committee.

Brian Searle Committee Member

Brian Searle has been a member of Little Athletics Nunawading since 2006, holding many roles, including President, Relay and T&F team manager, starter, Chief of officials, announcer, EMR delegate and any other role that needs filling. A Level 2 coach, as well assisting with little athletes, he has coached beach sprinting at Point Leo SLSC for a number of years. An active member of the community, Brian was a School Council member at Syndal South Primary School for 12 years and President for 8. Despite having no children at Little Athletics, Brian stays involved as hesees the sport as a great sport for kids.

David Thomson Venue Manager

David Thomson is the Venue Manager at the Bill Sewart Athletics track and has been involved in the sport of athletics for over 15 years. He is a current athlete and coach at the Nunawading Athletics club and has represented Australia as an athlete as well as coaching many national level athletes.  David is a recent graduate in Health Science at Deakin University and holds a Certificate 4 in Sport and Recreation. He is also qualified to coach IAAF kid’s athletics programs as a level 2 Advance Athletics coach.

Andrew May BSAT President

Andrew May has been a long term president of BSAT as well as serving as president of Athletics Nunawading for senior athletes. He is a passionate supporter of track and field sport in both local and state competitions and remains committed to making BSAT a premier sporting complex in Melbourne’s East.

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