Sports Central’s knowledgeable board and highly skilled staff are passionate about what we do and the services we deliver. Our team has a wealth of experience to help support and facilitate your club or group in whatever direction you wish to explore. 

Meet the Team 

Board Members

Caroline Amirtharajah
Andrew Cronin
Marianne Hendron (Chair)
Melissa Peters
Don Robinson
Paul Rogan


Michael Flynn – Executive Officer
Michael has worked with Sports Central since 2006 taking on the Executive Officer role in 2013. Michael completed a Sport Management and an Exercise Science degree at University of Ballarat and has a wide range of experience both professionally and personally at club, association, regional and state levels of sport. Michael remains actively involved in cricket locally as a player and committee member.

Andrew Milligan – Programs Manager
Andrew has worked with Sports Central as the Programs Manager since 2015. Originally from Adelaide, Andrew completed an Advanced Diploma in Management at Torrens Valley Institute and has developed a broad combination of skills through being employed in the sport and active recreation industry at community, government and club level since 2000.  Andrew is actively involved in sport locally, serving as the Junior Coordinator for Ballarat District Golf.

Caitlin Johnston – Project Coordinator

Caitlin began working with Sports Central as Project Coordinator in 2023 and recently graduated with an MSc in Performance Coaching from The University of Stirling, in her home country, Scotland. Prior to this, Caitlin completed her bachelor’s degree in Sports Coaching and Sports Development and has worked in various hands-on roles in the field since the beginning of her studies. Caitlin is heavily involved in soccer locally, both as a player and as the Women and Girls Coordinator at Ballarat City Football Club. 

Kim Lewry – Finance Manager 
Kim has worked at Sports Central since 2010 in an administrative capacity, taking on the role of Finance Officer in 2013. Kim has a wide variety of bookkeeping experience, specialising in the not for profit sector, which she finds the most rewarding. Kim likes to keep healthy and physically active by cycling, walking, yoga and more recently, rock and roll dancing.  Always happy to try new active recreation challenges!

Please don’t hesitate to get in contact our team by calling the office on
(03) 5331 6966 during business hours or emailing