Congratulations to Chris McManus, who is our next recipient of the Merle Short Service Award.
Chris has been playing softball for over 50 years, starting out as a determined seven-year-old at East Rovers.
In her softball journey, she has been a valued member of five clubs (East Rovers, Bell Park, Newcomb & Districts, Ocean Grove and All Stars) within the Geelong Softball Association (GSA), as well as an executive member of the Vicsens Masters Softball and Sports Club since 1997.
Her services to these clubs and the GSA has been outstanding, holding the position of Secretary for GSA on several occasions, and Treasurer of several clubs she was a member of.
Some of the areas she excelled at were junior development, softball expos and endless school clinics.
Chris’ excellent organisational skills were never wasted, and they greatly benefited all the clubs she was involved with.