Life member – Chris Eather

Chrisy’s achievements over the past 22 years include:

  • 2017 inducted as life member Ballina Hockey Club
  • Chris has been on the Club’s Board of Management for the last 7 years through her role as canteen supervisor.
  • Chris has held this position since the Ballina’s turf inception in 2011.
  • Chris works tirelessly every week during the hockey season, and often in the off season when required, ensuring the canteen is stocked; cleaned; ensures the Club meets its requirements under legislation for food preparation, hygiene, occupational health and safety standards; leads our responsible service of alcohol; as well as ensures the canteen has rostered helpers.
  • Chris has played for BHC for the past 22 years as a goalie through the grades and always ready to back up other grades when required.
  • Chris was awarded best female club member in 2011.
  • Chris is a great ambassador to hockey community and a great asset to our Club.

Chris has also accomplished the following throughout her hockey career:

  • Treasurer of the then FNC Women’s Hockey Association for many years.
  • Treasurer for the new FNC Inc board for 9 years.
  • Co-ordinator of the FNC Veterans (Masters) uniforms for many years.
  • Canteen assistant at Lismore from the conception of turf at Goonellabah
  • Chris has represented FNC at Veterans Hockey (Masters) for 25 years where her achievements and wins have been many.
  • Chris has played for Vets at NSW level and gone on to represent Australia on 2 occasions for vets.
  • Chris has received a State Services Award for Veterans hockey for her outstanding contribution for NSW in 2016.