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Life Members

Malcolm McGregor
Don Bienvenu
Julian Hughes
Alan Hillier
David Waters
Lindsay Alabaster
Mark Hughes
David Smith
Des McLachlan
David Thompson
Rohan Baumann
Shane MacGregor
Richard Davey
Jon McGough
Robert Huggan
Jason Barrie
Warren Page
Wayne Jewell

David Thompson

David Thompson
Awards: Life Membership (1998)
Leadership: Junior Coach (1987/88-1988/89)
Senior Coach (1989/90-1999/2000)

David is our only non player to be recognised with Life Membership after his cricketing career was cut short due to a serious leg injury.

David came to the Club in 1983/84 in support of his sons Rohan and Haydn playing in our junior teams.

The Thompson family including Margaret, made a significant contribution to the Club over 20 seasons.

David provided valuable guidance to many of our players both in developing their technique and offering a listening ear.

David commenced coaching with the Under 16 boys in 1987/88 and became the Club's first skills Coach in 1989/90. He held the position of Vice President, overseeing Match responsibilities of Coaching, Training and Chairman of Selectors for 10 seasons until he relinquished the role in 2000.

David initiated player performance objectives and his dedication to coaching resulted in 5 Premierships in the 90's including the First- and Second XI flags in 1992/93.