Board Meet Me Monday Series: Simon Atkins

Board Director Simon Atkins
Board Director Simon Atkins
Image © Simon Atkins  

In the lead up to the 2020 Lacrosse Victoria AGM, a different Board member will be featured in the 2020 Lacrosse Victoria Board Meet Me Monday Series. These profiles will match faces with names as well as provide some background into our Board members. In week one we profiled Meredith Hodson. 

Our second profile of the series will be Simon Atkins. Simon joined the Board in April 2019. Simon's answers are in bold. 

Name: Simon Atkins     

How long have you been on the Board: 9 months

Role on the Board: Director, Competitions Group, Technical Group

Sports Background: Field Hockey (Player & Coach)

Affiliated Club (if any): Newport Ladies Lacrosse Club

Everyday Job: Medical Physicist           

Where are you Originally From: Launceston, Tasmania

Why did you run for a Board position: Well, I have spent the last 15 years watching the game as a supporter so I thought it was a great opportunity to give back the game.

Favourite Athlete and Sports Team: Daniel Ricciardo (or should that be Rachel Kirchheimer?)/Hawthorn Football Club

If you could play any position on the field which one would you choose (even if you currently play): Straight D; we can’t all be glory hunters! lol

What do you enjoy most about lacrosse/the lacrosse community: The pace, skill and the dynamics of the game/I love how Aussie lacrosse punches above its weight and the passion of those involved with the game. 

The 2020 Lacrosse Victoria AGM will take place on Monday, 20 April. Information will be distributed regarding times, location and procedures in the near future. 


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