Committee Member Anthony Oates
Anthony joined the OIGFC Committee in 2017 and is currently Vice President – Football Administration. Anthony played 140 games for the club between 1997 and 2006. His favourite memory is playing in the two B Grade premierships in 2001 and 2005 and beating Old Xavs in A Grade. Anthony was also proud to be named in OIGFC’s Team of the Decade for the 2000s.
Anthony is excited to be a part of the next stage of the club’s growth. He is particularly excited by the introduction of the women’s team, the development of a group of exciting young players and the continued growth of a strong community of supporters. His vision is for OIGFC to be a club that is inclusive, respectful and respected in the VAFA community.
Anthony is currently a Legal Director at Bupa Australia and brings to the Committee strong business and leadership skills.
In his spare time, Anthony enjoys spending time with his wife Christie, walking their dog Ruby and watching Essendon play in the AFL (after some very hard years!).