Nicky Western – Upper Hunter Shire Council

In this week’s episode, Steve talks to Nicky Western who has the unique position of Sports Participation Officer at Upper Hunter Shire Council. A Duathlon champion Nicky tells us about the participation and fundraising programs she has been involved with.

Brian Lucas – President of Sorrento Bowling Club

In this week’s episode Steve chats with Brian Lucas, President of Sorrento bowling Club on the importance of strategic planning for clubs.

Brooke Mezzetta – on female participation in sport

In this week’s episode – Joe and Steve speak with Brooke Mezzetta about the programs Moreland City Council have adopted to increase female participation in sport.

Heather Callahan Cardinia Shire on councils and clubs

In this week’s episode Steve talks to Heather Callahan – Team Leader, Recreation and Facilities at Cardinia Shire about how her team works with local clubs.

Mel Pratt – City of Casey – On starting new clubs

In today’s episode Joe and Steve talk to Melanie Pratt from the City of Casey on the support councils provide to those seeking to start new clubs within their communities.

Patrick Walker – CEO of the Australian Sports Foundation

In this week’s podcast – Joe and Steve talk to the CEO of the ASF – Patrick Walker on the exciting initiatives the ASF have put in place to help sports clubs with their fundraising.

Steve Lay the viral Bayswater Bowls Club in WA

In this week’s episode Joe and Steve talk to Steve Lay – President of the Bayswater Bowls Club in WA on the power of positive thinking and goal setting and how he used both to turn around the fortunes of his beloved bowls club that was just days away from closing down its greens.

Michael Thompson of the Australian Sports Commission

In this week’s episode, Steve and Joe talk to Michael Thomson, General Manager Participation and Sustainable Sport at the Australian Sports Commission on ASC programs such as Sporting Schools and Clearing House for Sport.

Tony Harford on running effective committee meetings

In this week’s episode, Joe and Steve continue their chat with Tony Harford on ways to run effective committee meetings at your local grassroots sports club.

Tony Harford on running effective AGMs

In today’s episode Steve and Joe talk Annual General Meetings with Tony Harford. Tony has extensive skills and expertise in the area of running effective meetings having served as the Victorian Manager of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. So if you are unsure of the why, how and when of AGM’s at local sports […]

Andrew Walton – a look into the future of sports clubs

Hosts Joe Novella and Steve Pallas discuss the success of the Cricket World Cup. Andrew Walton of Interact Sport discusses the future of grassroots sports clubs.

Sharon Morris – CEO of the Mother’s Day Classic

Hosts Joe Novella and Steve Pallas discuss the merits of promoting scores and events from your club online and through video. Sharon Morris talks about what’s involved in running a successful large-scale event.