SFNL Staff

LEE HARTMAN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

– Formally Region General Manager at AFL Barwon (6 years), CEO Football & Netball Geelong (5 years) and Operations Manager, Northern Football League.
– Played 300+ games in total for Lilydale, Heathmont, Silvan & Box Hill
– Playing Life Member, Senior Premiership Player and Team of the Century – Lilydale FC (EFL), committee member 5 years.
– Player Box Hill FC VFA
– Senior Premiership Player and Team of the Decade, Co Senior Coach – Heathmont FC (EFL). Twice League leading Goal Kicker
– Reserves Coach and Senior Player – Silvan FC (YVMDFL).
– Umpired 150 games Eastern FL.
– Life Member Lilydale Cricket Club, Club Secretary for 9 years.
– Awarded VCFL Administrator of the Year, 2008 & 2009.

 

 

DAVID JENNINGS
GENERAL MANAGER – OPERATIONS

Current Role:

The General Manager – Operations is responsible for the smooth operation of the football and netball competitions including providing services, administrative support and guidance to Member Clubs.

Background / Expertise:

David commenced working at the SFNL in 2017 as the General Manager – Operations and brings with him several years of experience working in sport.

David previously served as State Operations Manager at NRL Touch Football and worked closely with the Melbourne Storm. He was also the Club Development Manager with AFL Northern Territory working with the St Mary’s Football Club and NT Thunder and held various roles with YMCA Victoria in project management, administration and memberships.

David has a Master of Sports Business from Victoria University and a Bachelor of Business from Swinburne.

David played football in the Eastern Football League for North Ringwood and has a passion for local sport and community.

 

 

MATT GRIMWOOD
FOOTBALL & ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR

Current Role:

Coordination of all football competitions in conjunction with the General Manager – Operations and general office administration

Background / Expertise:

– Certificate III in Multimedia
– SFNL Football Operations Intern 2014
– Casey Scorpions VFL Match Day Statistician 2014
– Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) 2015
– Rookie Me TAC Cup Combine Testing Member 2017 – 2018
– SFNL Administration & Events Officer (2015 – 2016), SFNL Administration and Netball Officer (2016 – 2019), SFNL Football &   Administration Coordinator 2019 – Current
– Richmond VFL Match Day Statistician / Analyst 2014 – Current
– AFL Young Guns – Vic Country Team Manager 2019
– Played Football – Juniors, U18s and Seniors for Mt Evelyn Football Club (over 200 games)
– Umpired Football in the YVMDFL
– Girls Play Footy Journalist 2014
– Radio Panel member on Eastern Community Radio 2013 – 2014

 

 

SUE KIMBER
NETBALL OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

Current Role: 

Oversee the conduct of all Netball competitions, including the arrangement of fixtures and umpires.  Ensure all match day paperwork is completed correctly and input results and player data to MyNetball.

Background / Expertise:

Worked at the CBA for over 20 years but have always been involved with netball as my main sport.  Hold a current B grade umpires badge and Intermediate coaching level.  Have been involved as a committee person both Club and League throughout Victoria and South Australia.

I have played netball for 40 plus years.  I have also played cricket, tennis, basketball, golf, softball and enjoy watching any sports at all levels of competition.  I have coached basketball and netball including representative teams.

 

 

WES GARTH
COMMERCIAL & EVENTS MANAGER

Current Role:

Wes manages all SFNL corporate and community partners whilst also overseeing all events held by the league. In addition he also drives the media assets of the SFNL in conjunction with GameFace.

Background / Expertise:

CPA trained, led to 15+ years at Nike Sports Marketing with most recently managing a mobile digital agency and time at AFL South East as commercial manager.

Wes played junior and senior football growing up in the Eastern Football League. Recently he is involved in his son’s junior football club as a volunteer and made a comeback to cricket after 25 years with Heatherhill CC as captain of the 5th XI.

 

 

Jenny-Mouat

JENNY MOUAT
FINANCE MANAGER

Current Role:

Started with SFNL in 2012 and I perform the accounting role for SFNL preparing the financial accounts and financial information for the CEO and Board.  The role also includes the accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll functions.

Background / Expertise:

I am a chartered accountant who worked with Price Waterhouse for 8 years and then moved into banking in accounting and risk management roles for over 10 years. I was an expat in Asia for 10 years working with the Australian Business Chamber in Taiwan for 2 years and served on various expat and school committees as Treasurer. I also worked as the Finance Manager for Sandringham Football Club for the last 3 years.

Played netball and basketball as a junior and senior, representing North Canberra in netball as a junior. Have been involved in local basketball in Bayside for 15 years as a Team Manager, age coordinator, Treasurer, Club President for 5 years and Board Member for Southern Basketball Association for 5 years.

 

 

 

JONATHAN AUDITORE

DIRECTOR OF UMPIRING (FOOTBALL)

Current Role:

To manage the recruitment, coaching, recognition and development of umpires for the benefit of the SFNL and umpiring. As well, to also retain and grow the number of  umpires and umpire coaches in the SFNL.

Background / Expertise:

  • Officiated over 500 games of football across five leagues (SFNL, VAFA, Cairns AFL, AFL Japan, AFL London)
  • Field Umpire Head Coach – AFL Cairns
  • Field Umpire Head Coach – SMJFL
  • Field Umpire Head Coach – SFNL
  • 17 senior Grand Finals
  • High Performance Umpire Coach
  • Victorian Umpire Coach of the Year
  • Full Time Primary Teacher for 19 years
  • Bachelor Arts/Teaching
  • Positive Education trained