ACC Director of Sport Mr Kyle March will retire from his position in December after serving the association for 23 years. Today, the Executive of the ACC have announced the appointment of Mr Tom Bottrell to the position of Director of Sport, commencing in January 2024.
Tom is a very experienced Senior Executive, having held a number of positions across the high-performance sport and community development sectors. Currently Tom is the Executive Manager of Country Football, Affiliated Leagues and Facilities under the auspice of the Western Australian Football Commission, in addition to being the current Chair of the Stephen Michael Foundation.
Highly credentialed, Tom’s previous positions include terms as Chief Executive Officer of both the Swan Districts and South Fremantle Football Clubs. A strong advocate for community sport, he has an exceptionally strong background as a volunteer and has held and continues to do so, a number of community positions.
A highly regarded athlete in his own right, Tom had a distinguished career with the South Fremantle Football Club. A 200 game Premiership Player, Life Member, and is a member of the Hall of Fame.