Melton Hockey Club
Life Members


One of the highest honours in any club is to be bestowed Life Membership. Melton Hockey Club has been fortunate to have a number of individuals make significant contributions to the club both on and off the field, and some have been recognised with Life Membership.


Earl Morritt Morritt, Earl W
31/10/1992
Had played 321 games over eleven years with the club.
Was President for four terms and Vice-President for one.
Had coached twenty-one teams.
(Played an additional 75 games. Last played in 1996/97)
Sandra Morritt Morritt, Sandra J
31/10/1992
Had played 268 games over eleven years with the club.
Was Secretary for six terms, Treasurer once, and Social Coordinator three times.
Had coached nine teams.
(Played an additional 19 games. Last played in 1993/94)
Ron Shadbolt Shadbolt, Ron N
31/10/1992
Had played 301 games over eleven years with the club.
Was Treasurer for four terms, Junior Secretary once, and Committee member twice.
Had coached nine teams.
(Played an additional 739 games. Last played in 2016.)
Shane Bailey Bailey, Shane D (Posthumous)
28/09/1996
Had played 259 games over twelve years with the club.
Had coached four teams.
(Tragically killed in a car accident)
Darryl Powderly Powderly, Darryl J
28/09/1996
Had played 235 games over thirteen years with the club.
Was President for two terms and Social Coordinator for three.
Had coached two teams.
(Played an additional 40 games. Last played in 2007.)
William Lawrence Lawrence, William J
27/09/1997
Had played 242 games over twelve years with the club.
Was President for three terms, Vice-President for four terms, and a committee member once.
Had coached two teams.
(Played an additional 160 games. Last played in 2010)
David Downs Downs, David E
03/10/1998
Had played 238 games over eleven years with the club.
Was Secretary for seven terms, and Junior Secretary and Treasurer each for two.
Had coached two teams.
(Played an additional 429 games. Last played in 2016.)
Colleen Downs Downs, Colleen
01/09/2001
Had played 265 games over twelve years with the club.
Was President/Chairperson for three terms and a committee member once.
Had coached five teams.
(Played an additional 251 games. Last played in 2012.)
Linda Fleming Fleming, Linda
01/09/2001
Had played 376 games over eighteen years with the club.
Was President once, vice-President once, and a committee member twice.
Had coached one team.
(Played an additional 265 games. Last played in 2008)
Alan Granville Granville, Alan
04/09/2003
Had played 261 games over twelve years with the club.
Was Vice-President twice, Treasurer once, and Junior Secretary twice.
Had coached eight teams.
(Played an additional 123 games. Last played in 2012)
Hans Kovarik Kovarik, Hans
15/10/2006
Had played 473 games over fifteen years with the club.
Had coached six teams.
(Played an additional 353 games. Last played in 2015)
Glenn Lawrence Lawrence, Glenn
15/10/2006
Had played 484 games over twenty-three years with the club.
Was Vice-President once.
Had coached seven teams.
(Played an additional 177 games. Last played in 2016)
Stephen Lawrence Lawrence, Stephen
15/10/2006
Had played exactly 500 games over twenty-three years with the club.
Was a Board Member once.
Still an active player.
Jeff Govan Govan, Jeff
11/10/2008
Had played 344 games over eighteen years with the club.
Was President two years, Vice-President three years, Secretary one year.
Had coached eight teams.
(Last played in 2008)
Stuart Cook Cook, Stuart
08/10/2012
Had played 283 games and had been Chairperson of the club for 2 years and a board member for a further 2. He had coached 6 Women teams, and managed a further 5 teams.
Still an Active player.
Narelle Shadbolt Shadbolt, Narelle
08/10/2012
Had played 464 games with the club.
(Played an additional 73 games. Last played in 2016)
Kellie McLaren McLaren, Kellie
10/11/2013
Had been a Board Member for 10 years, but has never played a game of hockey.
Still an Active member.
Scott McLaren McLaren, Scott
11/10/2014
Had played 383 games and coached 30 teams. Had been a Board Member one year
Still an Active player.
David Arnold Arnold, David
11/10/2014
Had played 351 games and had managed 12 teams. Had been Chairperson of the Board for six years.
Still an Active player.
Tony Lawrence Lawrence, Tony
22/09/2018
Had played 512 games, and coached 3 teams. Was a board member once.
(Last played in 2018.)
Lisa Williams Williams, Lisa
22/09/2018
Had played 388 games and had coached 1 team. Was a board member once.
Still an Active player.

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