Life member – Trevor Dancer

Trev first joined with East Ballina Hockey Club playing A grade in 1983. His achievements include:

  • coached men – A grade. B grade men from 1989 to 2006 (17 years)
  • coached juniors – U16 girls
  • coached women – A Reserve and B2
  • Club vice president and was Club Secretary in 1987 and 1988
  • Best male Club member in 1987, 1989, 2012, 2014, 2015
  • 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. and was involved in the establishment of the Ballina Hockey and Turf Complex
  • BHC’s turf complex manager 2011 – 2016
  • Member of C grade men since 2008, grand finalist in 2014
  • played FNC masters up to 2015 (& Newcastle Association when FNC not have a team in the older divisions)
  • NSW state masters for 20 years
  • FNCHA draw committee 2011 – 2017
  • BHC FNCH representative 2015 –  2017
  • FNC committee to source 2nd turf for Lismore and resurface Goonellabah turf in 2016-2017

Trev has represented Far North Coast as a senior player as well as FNC veterans since 1992 until 2006. In 2007 he will be the first player to have played 100 games for Far North Coast . He has represented NSW veterans in the O40, O45 O50 and O55s. Also worth mentioning is Trevor’s commitment to the wider hockey community not only with Ballina Hockey Club but Far North Coast Hockey and NSW Hockey Associations. He was Far North Coast Men’s Hockey Association’s Secretary and coached Far North Coast U13 and U15 junior boy teams. He coached NSW State U15 touring side as well as winning national championships in 1992 with NSW U14 boy’s state team. He was on the NSW Hockey’s junior executive committee and a state selector for U15s.  He was also head coach for U15 talent camps and on the coaching panel for the U13 state talent camps. Trevor was also one of the guarantors for the Association’s finance loan for the sand based turf at Goonellabah in 1994.

Trev was inducted as life member Ballina Hockey Club in 1996 (and 20 years later is still active on the Club management and new turf facility)