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Congratulations to Futsal Referee Mark on winning our Staff Member Of The Month for June! 

Where do we start with this Social Sport legend! Mark is one of our longest serving staff members, kicking off his career 7 years ago! Each and every shift, Mark arrives with an unrivaled passion for the game to ensure things go to plan! 

Always happy to help cover a sickie, Mark is one of the first penciled in for his fortnightly shifts!  

You will be hard pressed to find a staff member that loves his job more than this man! 

Thanks for your work over the years and we hope to have you on board for many more!

Congratulations to Venue Manager Haylee on winning our Staff Member Of The Month for May!

Haylee starting working with Social Sport in 2014 as a Netball Umpire in the east. After showing she not only had the knowledge but the passion to excel, she was swiftly promoted to Venue Manager! 

Haylee's love of the game shines through every shift as she continually brings a positive attitude and good vibes. Her bubbly personality has proved to be a big hit with both players and fellow staff members! 

A big congratulations from the whole team! Well done Haylee!

 

Congratulations to Venue Manager Christian on winning our Staff Member Of The Month for April. 

A relatively new member of the Social Sport Team, Christian kicked off his career in September last year. Starting primarily at our AFL 9s venues, Christian soon showed himself to be a future elite staff member.    

With extensive playing experience in both Football and Basketball, he quickly became our 'Mr Versatility'. 

Christian is known for his passion for all things sport! He is always on the lookout to boost player enjoyment as well as improve the way we run our competitions. 

Well done Christian on a sensational start to your position at Social Sport! 

Congratulations to Futsal Referee Rien on winning our Staff Member Of The Month for March. 

Rien, a handy local footballer in his own right, kicked off his Futsal journey with us way back in 2014. In one of the quickest rises from enthusiastic newbie to elite, Rien quickly became a well-respected official amongst his peers & a hit with teams! 

Rien brings 'X factor' to every shift with his endless banter and lively attitude! 

Rien is a lock to be a Social Sport A-grader for years to come! Great stuff Rien!

 

Congratulations to Venue Manager Guy on winning our Staff Member Of Month for February!

'Guysie' began his social sporting journey as a Junior Futsal Referee way back in 2010. Following a lengthy study/travel hiatus, Guy returned to the fold as a Venue Manager in 2015. What a rise to the top! 

Initially working at our Futsal venues, Guy is now a sporting jack-of-all-trades, managing AFL 9s, Basketball and Netball at venues around Melbourne.

Guy has risen to each challenge presented, showing enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. 

We hope to have Guy on board for a long time to come! Well done Guy!

 

Congratulations to AFL 9s Umpire Ken on winning our Staff Member Of Month for January!

'Kenny S' first came on board for our 2013/14 AFL 9s Season and instantly made an impact! An experienced umpire in the Northern Football League, Ken quickly took 9s in his stride!

Ken is always keen to explain the rules to first-timers and make sure everyone enjoys their weekly game. 

Well done Ken and keep up the good work! 

Welcome Back For 2016!

January 11, 2016

We hope you all had an enjoyable festive period and are looking forward to a ripper 2016! 

Our current competitions recommence as of January 10th 2016! For those of you participating, good luck for the remainder of the season!

We have a few BIG surprises in store for 2016...... 

Congratulations to Netball Venue Manager/Umpire Kate on winning our Staff Member Of Month for November!

Kate started with the Social Sport team in 2012 as a Netball umpire at our eastern-based venues.

From early on, Kate showed not only a great knowledge of the game but a positive and enthusiastic attitude that has made her one of the most popular staff members around!

Kate has more recently excelled in her new role as Venue Manager at Richmond, Vermont and Blackburn!   

We hope to have Kate on board for many years to come!   

Well done Kate! Thoroughly deserved! 

Congratulations to Futsal Referee Lachlan on winning our Staff Member Of Month for September! 

Lachlan arrived at Social Sport in mid 2014 on the back of winning The NSW State League Under 20s Referee Of The Year! 

Lachlan's experience includes top level state outdoor football as well as a stint in Italy's Serie D!

Since his arrival, Lachlan has quickly become an elite member of our Futsal team. 

Lachlan hopes to one day make a career in refereeing and we have no doubt he will reach his goals!  

Well done Lachlan! 

Congratulations to Venue Manager/Futsal Referee Stephan on winning our Staff Member Of The Month for August! 

Stephan began working for Social Sport in mid-2014 as a Futsal referee predominantly based at our Northern & Western venues. A more than handy outdoor footballer, Stephan quickly became an elite addition to the team.  

Following his success as a referee, Stephan can now be found behind the desk as a Venue Manager.

We look forward to seeing what Stephan has to offer in his new role. Well done!