Gold Coast – Jayden Brown
The Gold Coast Volunteer of the Month for November is Jayden Brown from Coomera Hope Island Cricket Club. Jayden is currently playing U17s Cricket for the club as well as playing Senior cricket, but over the past two seasons has decided to give back to the juniors at the club.
Jayden was one of the deliverers of MILO in2CRICKET last season, and did a fantastic job in leading the delivery. This year, he played a lead role with the two MILO entry level programs, delivery a high-quality program to over 50 children.
He was awarded with a signed Chris Lynn Brisbane Heat cap by Gold Coast MDO Trent Walters. Well done to Jayden on this thoroughly deserved recognition!
South East QLD – Callum Wilton
The South-East Queensland Volunteer of the Month for November is Callum Wilton from Northsiders Cricket Club. Although injury has delayed the start of his own playing season, Callum has still spent a lot of time at the Club, giving up his time to help Junior Cricketers with their own game.
He has been the lead deliverer of the Club’s MILO In2Cricket this season which has been very well received by both parents and children alike. We wish Callum all the best for a speedy recovery and thank him greatly for all his efforts so far this season.
Brisbane West – Adam France
The Metro South West volunteer of the Month for November is Adam France from Macgregor Souths Cricket Club. Adam is a true allrounder fulfilling roles as President, Girls coordinator and junior club coach. He also can be found assisting the club’s MILO T20 BLAST for the next generation of kids at the club.
Adam has also greatly assisted the association by volunteering to coach the MSW Girls Stage 1 team in the Brisbane South Heat Girls League competition. He is a great man and role model for everyone involved at Macgregor Souths CC. Game Development Officer Matt Conwell presented Adam will a signed Brisbane Heat Cap at a recent ‘A Sport for All’ workshop.Brisbane South – Ross Lewis
The BEARs Volunteer of the Month for November is Ross Lewis from Muddies CC. Ross is described by president Donna Cairns, as the “money man” at the club and over the last few years has secured some serious funding for the cricket club in his role as treasurer. Recently, Muddies CC had their grand opening for their brand-new net facility which was a 2-year project, driven by Ross as he secured a grant through the Queensland Government’s ‘Get in the Game’ initiative.
This is only one of many projects that Ross has facilitated, as Muddies continue their efforts towards turning Judy Holt Park into a first-class cricket facility. The club is stoked to recognise Ross due to, as mentioned by Donna, “The personal hours he puts in to obtaining grants for the club for ground and equipment improvements.” It is an absolute pleasure to recognise Ross for his amazing efforts, not only for the month but over his time within the cricket community.
Brisbane North – Darren Wheeler
The Brisbane North volunteer of the month for November is Darren Wheeler from the Redcliffe City Cricket Club.
Redcliffe President, Barry Smith, gave a glowing appraisal for the efforts that Darren puts in at the club. “In the lead up to the start of the season, which is our busiest time Darren has the role of Secretary, Registrar and any other job that he can take on. He also coaches our U15 team, and assists with the U12s. We are very lucky as a club to have a person as dedicated to cricket at our club as Darren.”
Sunshine Coast – Martin Bristow
The Sunshine Coast Volunteer of the Month for November is Martin Bristow from Coolum Cricket Club. Martin is the President of the club, overseeing 15 teams, ranging from MILO T20 Blast through to seniors. He also assists with the coordination of the juniors, as well as coaching, which includes taking training sessions for up to 45 Under 11 players on Thursday afternoons.
Martin is very passionate about the club and spends a significant amount of his time dedicated to his role as President. He also continues to strengthen the connection between the club and local schools in the region, which is helping to increase the number of junior cricketers. He was awarded with a signed Chris Lynn Brisbane Heat cap.