Andrew Grainger, President
Andrew has had a huge impact on the Committee and wider club after joining the Bullants just on 6 years ago. Last season he diligently completed various secretarial tasks and oversaw the development of various official policy documents for BTCC. Going into his 4th year on the Committee, he has been a General Committee member and also Secretary for 2 years, including our current Liquor Licensee.‘Grange’ has been previously awarded “Best Clubman”, and on the field has won several batting awards. He also Captains of 3XI. Grange is a Director of Forbes Grainger Financial in Kew who are the club’s Major Sponsors, and from all reports he has a very impressive red wine collection at home.
Phone: 0419 384 590 Email
Dominic Pius, Vice President
After a one year hiatus, Dom returned to the position of President in an ‘interim’ capacity last season. Dom’s previous 4 year legacy as President between 2013-2017 saw the Bullants dramatically increase its junior playing numbers and also introduce the Club’s first Junior Girls teams and Veterans teams. Dom has also run the Club’s Milo In2Cricket Program for the past seven years. On field last season, saw Dom attaining entry to our 200 game club and receiving the 2XI batting award. Last season also saw Dom attaining BTCC Life Membership. Outside of cricket, Dom is an in-house lawyer at Melbourne Airport and enjoys spending his spare time (and money) traveling, and recently looking for a new family home.
Phone: 0433 110 645 Email
Matthew Leggio, Secretary
A new member of our Committee, Matt is entering his 6th playing season. He has a son and daughter who are in the Junior program. Whilst considering himself an allrounder, he is known for his on field tenacity and statistical mind. A stalwart of the 4XI, Matt is also a Premiership player in the Vets. His attention to detail makes him the perfect Club Secretary. As a club sponsor he has also inserted himself as “Club Optometrist”.
Phone: 0411 253 816 Email
James Florance, Treasurer
James Florance is entering his second season on the BTCC Committee, taking over the great work of preceding Treasurer, Andrew Smith. “Jumma” is a well-known figure around both the Bullant cricket and footy clubs and has played at BTCC for a number of years, and as a bowler certainly knows how to bend the ball! Outside of cricket, Jumma works in a Senior Management position for Linfox and often travels interstate. He juggles this on top of his children.
Phone: 0426 253 992 Email
Clayton Howard, Junior Coordinator
Clay cut his playing career short to focus on coaching Junior cricket, with his children currently playing within our successful Junior Program, with his oldest, Adam, gaining State rep honours last season. Having played 1XI cricket for the club himself, Clay was a wily left arm finger spinner. His knowledge and understanding of coaching children (and parents!), coupled with amazing work ethic, care and empathy make his appointment as Junior Coordinator a massive positive for the club. Another accountant, Clay manages his time between the club, work and his family brilliantly!
Phone: 0423 781 536 Email
Santino Paolucci, Facilities Manager
Sam has arguably the most important job at the Club – feeding the boys on a Thursday night after training! Sam is a much loved character around both the footy and cricket clubs, and can be seen either behind the grill or in the canteen at most times throughout the year. Last year Sam was a deserved winner of “Club Person of the Year” (for the third time at BTCC). Nothing is too much for Sam, and maintains our Facility in perfect working order. His contacts are wide and varied, always supplying us with freshest of produce and cheap drinks! His menu on selection nights is always a topic of conversation throughout the week. Outside of the Club, Sam loves firing up his wood fire pizza oven.
Phone: 0419 342 782 Email
Joseph Paolucci, Community and Membership Manager
Joey is in his sixth year as Community and Membership/Sponsorship Manager (7th year on the committee) and has continued to grow the club’s relationships with sponsors and the Manningham community. He has also worked hard on growing our online presence through social media, building the club website and encouraging a vibrant social membership. His strategic thinking is much relied upon. A highly successful member of our 1XI, Joey was a member of the Club’s 2011/12 Shield Premiership. Outside of the club, Joey is a successful Digital Marketer and is heavily invested in social media and websites.
Phone: 0419 002 743 Email
Marcus McCrohan, General Committee
A true gentleman, “Foxy” has all the attributes of the opening batsman, being a relaxed, patient and no frills personality, always putting a smile on everyone’s face. He has been a successful member of the 2XI, with him solidifying the opening slot in the 1XI over the last year or so. One of a number of accountants on the Committee, Marcus “knows how it works”, and has a can-do attitude, which will be much valued, as he is around the Club in general.
Phone: 0422 081 787 Email
Andrew Smith, General Committee
After 4 successful years managing the Club’s purse strings as Treasurer, Smithy continues to bring with him a wealth of experience and attention to detail. He made his 1XI debut in 2015/16 and was a member of 2017/18 2XI premiership (taking a catch at extra cover to remove the 10th and final wicket). Smithy has won several 2XI bowling awards and is a regular 2XI wicket taker. He has recently accepted the 2XI Captaincy, which as with everything he does, will be carried out with aplomb. He is an accountant by trade and currently works within the local area.
Phone: 0439 998 028 Email