John Hardgrove has been a member of Wests Ashfield Leagues for over 40 years and has lived in the Inner West most of his life.  He was elected to the Board in 2011 and has made a positive contribution since that time.

John is a retired educator, administrator and consultant. He holds a degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Administration. His sporting interests include rugby league and other forms of football, cricket, golf, athletics and almost all other sports. His other interests include family, reading, politics and travel. John is a keen West Magpies and Wests Tigers supporter. He is the immediate past President of Western Suburbs District Cricket Club.

John has been a Debenture Holder of the Club for the last 25 years. He held the position of Chairman of that group for several years.

John’s interests on the Board are the continued growth, effective administration and success of Wests Ashfield Leagues in order that it can continue to provide high quality facilities and services for members and support to local sporting and community groups. John has been very active in the Club’s drive to further engage with our community through his participation on both the ClubGRANTS Committee and the Community Committee.

As a member of the Building Committee, John has been actively involved in the Club’s car park development as well as planning for and the building of our new food and beverage areas – The Garden and Wongs’ Noodle Bar. He looks forward to new facilities being opened at Wests Sports Croydon late in 2017.