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paulamy
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martin stillman on the move
A career shift for the former VFL general manager. This is from the CAMS website AMSF appoints new General Manager 16 Oct 2008 The Australian Motor Sport Foundation (AMSF) has today announced the appointment of Martin Stillman as its new General Manager. Stillman joins the AMSF following a distinguished and successful career, currently holding the position of AFL Victoria Region Manager for the Calder Cannons. He is well known and respected in the sport industry, and is also recognised for his roles as General Manager for both the Victorian Football League and the Victorian Football Association. “Martin is a high calibre individual in every sense of the word,” said AMSF Chairman Tom Warwick. “We are delighted to have secured a candidate with such extensive experience who will work in partnership with the CEO of CAMS to advance development within the sport.” Stillman has a keen interest in motor sport, stemming from his father who was secretary of the Monaro Car Club. He has also been a regular at Sandown and Bathurst over the years. “I’m excited about the opportunity to transfer from Australian Rules Football to motor racing and utilise my skills with the AMSF,” said Stillman “I am looking forward to supporting our talented young drivers though the foundation’s programs and I will ensure every possible opportunity is given to our talented drivers to reach their ultimate potential.” Stillman will commence with the AMSF in late November, 2008.
footyman
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Not surprising. He was clearly demoted last year from a fairly important position at AFL Victoria to a minor TAC Cup role. I'd love to know the full story there. But I'm sure he's got the ability to do more than write newsletters and organise an underage footy team - it was an odd fit from the outset.
BallaratImperialFC
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[quote="footyman"]Not surprising. He was clearly demoted last year from a fairly important position at AFL Victoria to a minor TAC Cup role. I'd love to know the full story there. [b]But I'm sure he's got the ability to do more than write newsletters and organise an underage footy team - it was an odd fit from the outset.[/b][/quote] Shit footyman, you're not a fan of the TAC Cup Region Managers' and their role if I'm reading that correct. I thought perhaps you were an AFL Vic employee due to your knowledge on the VFL and TAC Cup but it would appear not based on this post. Good luck to Martin Stillman, he'll be a loss to the footy world.
footyman
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[quote="BallaratImperialFC"] Shit footyman, you're not a fan of the TAC Cup Region Managers' and their role if I'm reading that correct. I thought perhaps you were an AFL Vic employee due to your knowledge on the VFL and TAC Cup but it would appear not based on this post.[/quote]Don't take what I wrote as a criticism of TAC Cup Regional Managers, they do a great job. However, Stillman went from a guy who effectively ran the AFL Victoria competitions (fixturing, club relations etc) to becoming a regional manager of a TAC Cup side. To me that is a massive demotion - both in terms of responsiblity and I assume financially. It seems he was overlooked for a decent gig at AFL Victoria and John Hook (incidently a mate of Peter Schwab) got that job. TAC Cup RM's do a great job, they work hard and all that. However, I thought Stillman was overqualified for that position to be honest.