YJFL Board Members 2018
President: Jeff Hooper
Vice President/ Football: Tim Murray
Conduct: Lesley Langley
Club Liaison: Alan Vickery
Female Football: Leeann Gill
Tim is an accomplished trainer and coach, and a successful salesman and service marketing executive, having worked in senior roles at IBM, Optus & British Telecom in London. He loves coaching & facilitating discussions within teams to improve performance and is as comfortable in the board room as he is working with a sales team. He is currently General Manager of a company providing software for aged care providers.
He has a Level 2 AFL coaching qualification and has coached for Cricket Victoria in the State championship pathway system for U 16 boys. He was formerly a President of Hawthorn Citizens JFC, where he is a Life Member. He has two sons who have umpired, with one currently umpiring in VAFA Premier grade and in the VFL rookie squad.
Tim has a Bachelor of Economics, is a qualified Trainer, Accountant & Financial Planner, and is a keen golfer & tennis player.
Alan came to the League from Surrey Park JFC after a long stint on the committee and 3 years as President. Conscious of the need for the League to get out to the clubs, Alan pioneered a role of match day visits to the club venues, extending to support for the clubs in their organisation structure and their administration.
When not at the YJFL, Alan has his hands full managing his own business. A father of 2 (now adults) Alan puts his early-onset grey hair down to staunchly following the Tigers for so many disappointing years, but he’s certainly got a spring in his step these days.
Leeann is a Level 2 coach who has been coaching both male and females of various ages including senior men and women for over 20 years at school, club, rep, state and national. During this time Leeann coached male football teams for 11 years before coaching her first female team, the inaugural under 18 Vic youth girls’ team. She is currently the State School Girls, Caulfield Grammar girls’ coach and Blackburn Women’s senior team coach. As well as holding coaching positions Leeann has also had the roles of coach manager, mentor and football program manager at Rowville FC.
Leeann is married with 2 adult sons who are also football coaches, she has degrees in Science, Health Science and Education.
Her two great loves (outside of family), are working with young people and football, being a coach and now involved in football on a broader level gives her with the dream involvement for her great passion.