Our Operations



Jeff Svigos: New President. Former player with long family connection. Experience in public administration and service delivery.

Responsible for the financial security, club culture and football/netball success.

Vice Presidents

Jodie Bromley: New Vice President. Strong family connection with senior and junior club. Experience in the banking sector.

Responsible for Junior football/netball department; Events Management sub-committee, and Project Management.

Matt Vander: A loyal and hard-working member of this club. Roof tiler in the building trade.

Responsible for Food and Beverage portfolio which includes Bar administration.

Brett Hudgson: Long association with the club. Experienced with high level sporting, including cricket. Recent appointment as under 14s coach in junior club

Responsible for Senior Football department which includes match day.


Russell Harris: Has long held positions with the club as committee and administration recognised by appointment to club Secretary in 2012. A life member of the club who has been associated with Pines for over 40 years.

Assistant Secretary

Judi Sutton: Experienced with Victorian Netball, and AFL South East administration.

Responsible for Membership portfolio, and junior/senior relationship management.


Judy Stephens: Judy provides a formal link to the netballers providing the treasurer role for both entities since inception of netball into the club. 

Responsible for whole of club financial management, annual budget forecast, revenue and expense controls.

Committee for 2017

Natasha Cornell

Sally Tedge

Pav Ash

Bev Frey

John Wolsgrove

Kelly Boyle

Beau Hendry

Terry Bashford

Jamie Ludewig

Coaches & Captains

Football Coaches

Club Coach

Pat Swayn: A former premiership player (1994), Paddy has a rich history with the club having previously coached in 2008 -2009. Paddy came to Pines this time after being assistant coach at Frankston VFL for 5 years, and stints at Somerville in the senior coach role. Paddy has implemented a football program that is up there with the best found in country football.

First Captain

Beau Hendry: Son of 500 gamer, Gordon, Beau was initially a mascot in the early days of his fathers career. Beau is enjoying a rich vein of form in his second year as captain and has grown into a provider of strong leadership on and off the field.

Reserves Coach

Glen Cornell. Former premiership player and successful junior coach. Line coach in the seniors. Will bring a great deal of experience and strong work ethic into the reserves that will balance the need of developing players and preparing players for senior team.

Under 19s Coach

Stephen Jackson: Former club premiership captain and best and fairest. Brings a heap of sporting experience combined with long teaching career. With bare numbers will play a critical role in overseeing a mix of core under 19s and permit players. Often coaches representative sides in cricket in high profile competition should prepare him well for the challenges ahead. The club is right behind him and he has the support of previous coach, Glen Shannon. 

Netball Coaches

Coordinator player welfare

Kelly Boyle: Kelly is a great advocate of the Pines FNC and in 2015 was rewarded with recognition through the Victorian Netball association. A steady hand providing a nurturing environment which has seen numbers increase requiring an additional team for 2016.

A and B grades coaches: Stacey Webber

C and D grades coaches: Martha Langhe


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