Life member – Jenny Grant

Jenny started playing hockey with Ballina High School as a junior in the 1970s. In her early 20s she starting playing for BHC with B grade, later progressing to A grade and representing Far North Coast in the open women, winning three A Grade premierships under coach, Joy Teaken. Jenny continued to play for BHC for another 35 years. She again represented Far North Coast in veterans, winning three O40 (Division 1) NSW State Veteran Championships.

Jenny was Women’s Club Treasurer for 5 years between 1985 – 1989 and 25 years later Club Secretary 2007 – 2009. She was Club media officer and newsletter editor for many years and established BHC’s website. Webmaster from 2007- 2009 and again in 2017. She produced the Club’s first Handbook and Operations Manual, updated the Club’s constitution and regulations and was part of the team involved in BHC’s strategic planning working group in 2009 to develop our junior program, increase club numbers and the start of bringing our new club house and turf to fruition. Jenny was actively involved in juniors for many years, coaching U15 girls between 2004 and 2006. Jenny was awarded Best Club Female in 2007 and 2008 and won the not so prestigious Club’s Animal Award (2006 and 2007). .At age 49 she won the Club’s highest goal scorer award (2009) .

Jenny was inducted as life member Ballina Hockey Club in 2010