SACA Board

Board members

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Andrew Sinclair


Andrew was appointed to the SACA Board in February 2009 and was elected as President in 2013. Andrew was previously Chairman of the Adelaide Turf Cricket Association Inc. He is a tax and commercial law partner at Cowell Clarke and is a solicitor and Chartered Accountant. As a commercial lawyer, he has been on the national Board of the Taxation Institute of Australia. He played ATCA Premier Grade for just under 20 years and has represented the ATCA side in interstate matches. He is married with two children.

SACA subcommittees: Finance and Audit, Adelaide Oval SMA

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Andrew Sincock

Vice president

Andrew was elected to the SACA Board in 2000 and Vice President in 2013. He has Degrees in Economics and Education and was a High School senior teacher and administrator before being appointed as Operations Manager of Quark & Associates (Investigators). He continues as Director of a family company. Andrew has had an extensive career in cricket and was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for Service to Sport. He played for South Australia as an opening bowler and was a member of the 1981-82 Sheffield Shield winning team. Andrew was Head Coach of the AIS Cricket Academy during 1990-91 and has been an Assistant and Head Coach of the Redbacks. He has also coached the South Australian U19’s and assisted the South Australian Cricket Academy. Andrew has won two Bradman medals and is the third highest wicket taker in South Australian Club cricket, where he successfully coached three clubs winning three premierships. He represented Australia at U19 level as Vice Captain in the West Indies. He is married with three Children.

SACA subcommittees: Adelaide Strikers (Chair), High Performance

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Dean Marsh

Long standing SACA Member, Dean was appointed to the SACA Board of Management in 2012 to fill the casual vacancy created by the resignation of SACA Board Member and Cricket Australia Chairman, Jack Clarke at the end of 2011. Mr Marsh is the Managing Partner at chartered accounting firm Grant Thornton, is a life member of the Prospect District Cricket Club (PDCC) and has been a SACA member for 36 years. He played at the PDCC from 1971 until 1991, and has been involved in the club as a junior coach.

SACA subcommittees: Membership, Finance and Audit

Robert Hill-Smith

Robert Hill-Smith

Robert joined the SACA board in 2000. He is CEO of the Yalumba Wine company, Chair of the Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel, Nautilus Estates, New Zealand and is also on the agri-advisory board of Rabobank. As a wine industry leader, he also sits on the board of the Winemakers Federation Australia (WFA) and the Market Development Advisory Council (MDAC). He is married to Annabel and they have three children.

SACA subcommittees: Adelaide Strikers

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Andrea Slattery

Andrea was the first female on the SACA Board and the first to be appointed to the SACA Board in the Association's 139 year history. Andrea was also the first female returned as a Board Director. Andrea has an extensive involvement with cricket in South Australia for more than 30 years, from grass roots level to elite competitions. Prior to this role, she was a financial planner, accountant and taxation specialist in Adelaide with an elite athlete client base. She is a currently an advisory member on Superannuation committees for the government, ATO and ASIC. Andrea is a Specialist SMSF Advisor, a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a CPA member and an advisory Board member to the Adelaide University International Centre for Financial Services.

SACA subcommittees: Membership

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Robert Snewin

Elected to the Board in 2014, Robert is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Craniofacial Foundation; a position he has held for nine years. Robert has a Diploma of Marketing and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also currently the President of Glenelg District Cricket Club, a position he has held for 25 years, and is a life member of the Club.

SACA subcommittees: Grade Cricket

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Rod Phillips

Rod has been a SACA Member for 28 years and has had a long involvement in cricket. He began playing district cricket at 15, and is a life member of the Sturt Grade Cricket Club. He played A grade for 16 seasons scoring over 6000 A grade runs, and was part of the A grade premiership team in 1978/79. He was awarded an Australian Sports Medal for services to cricket in 2000. He has also coached University and Sturt grade cricket clubs, and has Cricket Australia Level 3 coaching qualifications. He was also a state selector from 2007 to 2011.


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Andrew Hilditch

Andrew was appointed to the SACA Board in 2004. He served as an Australian selector for 15 years, including five as chairman of selectors. Prior to becoming an Australian selector, Andrew served as a member of the State Team Management Committee. He is a partner in Adelaide law  Winter Hilditch & Fotheringham and specialises in insurance law. A former Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests and 8 ODIs from 1979 to 1985, he also captained SA and NSW and was  vice captain of Australia. Andrew has played cricket for Glenelg District Cricket Club, Sutherland Shire Cricket Club, Forfarshire and Middleton Cricket Clubs.

SACA subcommittees: High Performance

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Sally Niehuus

Sally was elected as the second female Board Director in SACA's history. Continuing her families’ passion for cricket, Sally has been the secretary at Glenelg Cricket Club where her grandfather Dick Niehuus played for the state and served cricket for 50 years including on the SACA Board.

With a Masters in Business (Administrative Management), a Bachelor of Arts and an Advanced Diploma in Human Resources, Sally has worked in Human Resources for more than 10 years, developing extensive people and business skills.

SACA subcommittees: Grade Cricket, Membership



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Nathan Adcock

Nathan was appointed to the SACA Board in May 2014, filling the casual vacancy created by the resignation of SACA Board Member, Rex Sellers in March. Re-elected in September 2014, Mr Adcock represented South Australia at all junior levels and in first-class matches between 1997 and 2008. Adcock played for the West End Redbacks in all forms including 29 first-class matches, 45 one-day domestic and eight T20 matches. With a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws, Nathan is currently a Partner with Lynch Meyer Lawyers.