Hall of Fame

Leigh R. Whicker

Inducted
2015
Era
1961 – 1990

PLAYING RECORD

  • Played 43 games and 18 goals for Sturt 1963 – 1966 (Playing career cut short by injury)

SERVICE RECORD:

  • Secretary / General manager of Sturt 1969 – 1971

SERVICE RECORD TO SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL

SANFL EMPLOYEMENT

  • Catering Manager 1974 – 1981
  • Functions Manager 1981 – 1982
  • Stadium Manager 1983 – 1984
  • SANFL General Manager 1984 – 2014
  • SA Football Commission Executive Commissioner 1990 – 2014

COMMITTEES

  • League Delegate 1968 – 1972
  • Permit Committee 1968 – 1971
  • Match Arrangement Committee 1968 – 1971
  • Junior Committee 1970 – 1971
  • Permit Tribunal Proxy 1972
  • Committee for Promotion of Football 1972 – 1973
  • Football Park Steering Committee 1972 – 1974
  • National Competition Sub-Committee 1986 – 1989
  • Executive & Finance Committee 1985 – 1990
  • Ground Rationalisation Committee 1987 – 1990
  • Player Retention Committee 1986 – 1994
  • Match & Permit Committee 1991 – 1994
  • Future Direction of Football in SA Committee 1993 – 1994
  • 2nd AFL Licence Sub-Committee 1994
  • Ex officio Board Member Adelaide Football Club 1991 – 1996
  • Ex officio Board member Port Adelaide Football Club 1995 – 1996
  • Member, Australian Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee 2003 – 2014
  • Member, AFL National Risk Protection Committee 2003 – 2014
  • Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority Executive Director & Company Secretary 2009 – 2014
  • Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority Chief Executive Officer 2009 – 2012
  • Adelaide Oval State Government Project Control Group Director 2010 – 2014
  • Adelaide Oval Construction Committee 2012 – 2014

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Awarded SANFL Life Membership 1996
  • Awarded AFL Life Membership 2004
  • Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Inducted into the Sturt Football Club Hall of Fame 2006 (as an Administrator)