REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Wayne Goodchild

 
regionaldirector@hornetstouch.com.au 

Wayne has been an executive board member of Hornets Touch since 2013, previously served on the committee as our Junior Director and has been involved in touch football for many years before that. He brings a wealth of experience to the Regional Director role and has most recently lead the region through the depths of the pandemic, having the region in the best shape it has been for many years.


ADMINISTRATION DIRECTOR

Craig Harris

 
admin@hornetstouch.com.au 
 
Craig is a familiar face around Hornets Touch as he has been coaching and volunteering for many years. Elected to the executive board in 2022 into the newly created “Administration Director” role, he brings a wealth of experience and passion to the administration of Hornets and plays a huge part in the success of our region. 
 

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Jamie McSpadden

 
technical@hornetstouch.com.au 
 
Jamie has been in and around Hornets touch for many years as both a player and a coach, coaching our Junior Rep teams and was elected to join the executive board in 2022. He brings a wealth of experience to our technical team and will play an integral part in pushing our region to become the strongest in NSW and Australia.
 
 

FINANCE DIRECTOR

Rob White

finance@hornetstouch.com.au 

Rob has served on the executive board since 2018 and has been heavily involved in touch football in playing, coaching and volunteer capacities for many years. He has not only represented his club and Hornets on countless occasions, winning multiple National titles as a player and coach for Hornets, and multiple NSW Junior Regionals titles as a Hornets coach, but has also had the privilege of representing NSW and Australia as a player as well. Rob has an extensive career in accounting and finance and plays an integral part to the enhancement of our region.

 

 

REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF COACHING

Karley Banks

coaching@hornetstouch.com.au 

Karley has been a dual International for Australia in Touch and Rugby League & represented Qld in 5 sports in a 35 year involvement with sport. She has been involved in touch football as a player, coach, selector, referee, administrator, employee and volunteer in a long & distinguished association & record of service for the game in both QLD and NSW.

Karley has coached Male, Female and Mixed genres of the game in Youth, Open & Senior divisions and amassed an impressive record at School, Club, Academy, Affiliate, Regional, State, National and International level. 


REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF REFEREES

Amanda Draper

 
referees@hornetstouch.com.au 

Amanda Draper is currently a dual international touch football referee, and has officiated from grass roots all the way through region, state, national, NRL Touch Premiership, Trans Tasman Series and World Cups. Her knowledge of the refereeing world is exceptional, and holds a key role in the success and development of referees across our entire region.


REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF SELECTORS

Geoff Simpson

 
selecting@hornetstouch.com.au 

 

 

MEMBER PROTECTION INFORMATION OFFICER

Riley Sohier

mpio@hornetstouch.com.au 

Riley has been a stalwart of this sport for decades. His dedication to the sport and his roles, but more importantly to the affiliates and membership he has worked with is unparalleled anywhere in the Touch Footballing network across Australia. Having worked for NSW Touch Football as a Development Manager, Riley’s knowledge of our landscape is an extremely valuable asset to the Hornets region.


 
 
 

COMMITTEE

 

Name

Position

Email

Julie Wiseman

UNIFORM & MERCHANDISE COORDINATOR

uniforms@hornetstouch.com.au

Michelle Unterheiner

DIRECTOR OF MANAGERS

 

Mel Walls

COMMITTEE ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

 

Cam Maxwell

PLAYERS REPRESENTATIVE

playersrepresentative@hornetstouch.com.au

Michael Donaghy

SPORTS SCIENCE MANAGER

 

Kurt Grogan

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

media@hornetstouch.com.au

Amy Draper

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

media@hornetstouch.com.au

Hayden Ryan-Hill

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR

tournaments@hornetstouch.com.au