SACA Board

Board members

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Andrew Sinclair

President

Andrew was appointed to the SACA Board in February 2009 and was elected as Vice President in December 2012. 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

Andrew Sincock

Andrew Sincock

Vice president

Andrew was elected to the SACA Board in 2000. 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
 

John Bannon

Hon Dr John Bannon AO

John has been a SACA Board member since 2000 and was elected to the Cricket Australia Board in 2008. He is a Director of the Centre for Community Services and Research and former Director of the ABC. John was a member of state parliament (1977-1993), was the Leader of the Opposition (1979-82) and Premier of South Australia (1982-1992). He is a member of the Lord’s Taverners and a Life Member of the Adelaide Turf Cricket Association.

SACA subcommittees: Bradman Collection Museum

Kevin Griffiths

Dr Kevin Griffiths

Kevin joined the SACA board in 2005. He is Managing Director of KRG Consultants, an organisation that consults widely to private companies and public agencies in all states of Australia in the areas of strategic planning, executive development and executive coaching. Kevin is a Bradman Medal winner and played grade cricket for seventeen seasons with West Torrens, Student Teachers and University (captain-coach). Kevin also played league football for South Adelaide and was an All-Australian amateur footballer on two occasions. He is married with two children.

SACA subcommittees: Finance and Audit (Chair)

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 has had 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

Andrew Carver

Andrew Carver

Andrew was appointed to the SACA Board in 2007 following his election as Chairman of the Grade Cricket Committee. He is President of East Torrens District Cricket Club and a Life Member and A grade premiership player at Sturt District Cricket Club. Andrew represented Sturt and East Torrens in 203 A grade matches and was captain-coach of both Clubs. Andrew is a licensed financial adviser and manages his own financial planning business.

SACA subcommittees: Grade Cricket Committee (Chair)

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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.

 

Sam Parkinson

Sam Parkinson

Sam joined the SACA Board in 1999. He is the Director of Burley Sekem P/L, a proprietor of a sporting good company, and a partner of Sporting Association Management System. He was a Premiership Captain for the Kensington District Cricket Club and is a former Bradman medalist. He is Vice President of Kensington DCC and is also a life member. Parkinson played in the 1981/82 Shield winning state team.

SACA subcommittees: High Performance

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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 the first female elected to the SACA Board. Continuing her families’ passion for cricket, Sally has been the secretary at Glenelg Cricket Club for the past four years 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. 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.