Doncaster Newsletter

DAC Podcast

Our DAC Podcast series for 2020 is in full swing. There are currently eight episodes available with new episodes launching every fortnight.
The latest episodes have featured the ‘where are they now segment’ This segment brings some past and present members onto the podcast to share some insights on the club history, their athletics careers and the contribution they have all made to the club over the years.

You can find it on all podcast platforms, link to Spotify and anchor can be found below.



As always please provide any feedback or suggestions you may have on the podcast.

DAC athletes selected for Target Talent Program

Athletics Victoria have recently announced the squads for their Target Talent Program (TTP) for elite junior athletes and we are pleased to announce five Doncaster athletes have been selected for the program.

Endurance: Abbey Caldwell and Luke Sinn
Throws: Owen Rice
Horizontal Jumps: Anthony Jordan and Petra Edwards

The program is designed to develop and support junior athletes who are in the top tier of performers in the state and prepare them for national competition. Congratulations to Abbey, Luke, Owen, Anthony and Petra on your selection.

Seeking: Uniform Coordinator

We are looking for an interested athlete or parent to take on the role of uniform coordinator.

Responsibilities include:

–        Answering member queries regarding uniforms

–        Assisting members with trying and purchasing uniforms

–        Processing purchases and liaising with the club Treasurer to ensure finances are accurate

–        Monthly stocktake of uniforms and reporting to DAC committee to request new orders of stock

–        Year round availability of uniforms which would involve stock being moved to your place of residence.

If you are interested, please contact either our secretary Darryl Kilmartin (secretary@doncasterac.org.au) or president Campbell McLennan (0414533677)

Seeking: Joan Mahoney

We are seeking information on the whereabouts of 1983 Life Member Joan Mahoney after whom the Female Athlete of the Year award is named after.
The club has lost contact with Joan and her family and wishes to reconnect. If you have any contact details or information on her whereabouts, please contact our secretary Darryl Kilmartin secretary@doncasterac.org.au

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