Colleen has had a life long association with the Club spanning over 40 years. She joined the women’s Club in 1958 and was our youngest treasurer at 16 years in 1960 and became president 4 years later in 1964. Colleen played A grade, represented Far North Coast and was selected in the NSW country U19’s squad at 17. She coached the St Mary’s schoolgirl team and our women’s second team in 1971 and 1972 and again throughout the early 1980s. Another 20 years later saw Colleen as Club president again for the women between 1981 and 1985. She was awarded Best Female Club Member in 1983, 1984 and 1985.
Colleen was inducted as life member Ballina Hockey Club in 1983.