Staff

Mark Penaluna

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Penaluna

Chief Executive Officer

Mark joined Werribee as CEO in October 2003. He was previously General Manager of the Western Region Football League and has an extensive history in football both as an administrator and player with the Port Melbourne Colts Football Club. Mark is a Life member of both the Port Melbourne Colts and also of the WRFL. Mark lives in Hoppers Crossing with his wife Narelle and their teenage children Amy and Kyle.

Kevin Hillier

Media Manager

Kevin Hillier

Media Manager

Kevin has been the Werribee Media Manager since 2004. Kevin and his wife Sarah Patterson run their own company Howdy Partners Media which works for a variety of organizations. Kevin has had a long and successful career in radio at stations like 3XY, Fox FM, Triple M and these days as a program presenter on SEN. Kevin is the author of three books on football and one of Melbourne’s best known MC’s and voice over artists. Kevin is a Life Member of the Western Bulldogs.

Zach Thornton

Match Day & Memberships Coordinator

Zach Thornton

Match Day & Memberships Coordinator

Mark joined Werribee as CEO in October 2003. He was previously General Manager of the Western Region Football League and has an extensive history in football both as an administrator and player with the Port Melbourne Colts Football Club. Mark is a Life member of both the Port Melbourne Colts and also of the WRFL. Mark lives in Hoppers Crossing with his wife Narelle and their teenage children Amy and Kyle.

Mar Gattek

Multicultural Development Officer

Mar Gattek

Multicultural Development Officer

Mar is a more recent addition to the office team, though he too has been a regular presence at the club for some time, having been training with the Werribee squad through the 2019 pre-season.

He began his football journey in his hometown of Warrnambool – where his family settled after moving to Australia from Sudan – impressing as a junior with Hampden Football League side South Warrnambool before spending two seasons with the Greater Western Victoria Rebels TAC Cup program.

As multicultural development officer, Mar works closely with community development manager Hamish MacInnes to engage with Wyndham’s many culturally diverse communities and help introduce them to the game of Australian rules football.

Lisa Hogan

Accounts

Lisa Hogan

Accounts

Lisa joined the football club office staff mid-way through 2019, taking over as Account Manager.

Her professional background is in sales, administration and customer service.

Lisa recently worked as Victorian Liaison Officer at Meetings & Events Australia after almost a decade with Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre as Sales & Production Coordinator and Technology Services Administrative Assistant.

Hamish MacInnes

Community Development Manager

Hamish MacInnes

Community Development Manager

Hamish Joined the Werribee Football Club midway through the 2019 season, taking over from long standing community development manager Chris Gallagher.

Hamish concurrently works for the AFL in the coaching department and has worked as a Game Development Officer with AFL Victoria which saw him work closely with Auskick centres, local clubs and schools to develop Australian Rules Football in the Wyndham region.

Since joining the club Hamish has worked hard in supporting local council, sporting bodies and businesses to drive engagement with people of all walks of life in order to ensure that The Werribee Football Club remains a cornerstone of the Wyndham community for generations to come.

After attending university in America on a football scholarship Hamish is passionate about the power of sport as a positive vehicle for change in our community.

Justin Jenvey

Communications Coordinator

Justin jenvey

Communications Coordinator

Genevieve Lamb

Venue Manager

Genevieve Lamb

Venue Manager
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