Life member – Stephen Lutton

(1915 – 2006)

Steve joined the Club in the early 1930s, playing in our men’s 1st and 2nd teams. He was instrumental in establishing and running our junior boy teams in the 1950s and 60s and became our first life member for services to junior hockey in 1958. He was president of Ballina Junior Hockey Club from 1963 to 1973, as well as president of the Far North Coast ‘s Junior Hockey Association. In 1969 he sought assistance from NSW Hockey to introduce a FNC U18 competition. In 1971 he was appointed as state manager for Hockey NSW Juniors and later that year went on to be a state junior selector, positions he held for many years. In 1979 he was awarded life membership of NSW Hockey.

Steve was inducted as life member Ballina Hockey Club in 1958.