This week we profile club stalwart John Wheeler, somebody that has poured blood, sweat and tears into the Club and has been influential in developing the Spotswood Cricket Club that we know and love.
John has been involved at the club in many facets as Player, Coach and President to name a few. John’s dedication to his role at the club over the years has been remarkable and continues to this day.
From his days as a player, to taking the Presidency and becoming coach of the junior sides at Spotty. John has done it all and continues to remain actively involved in the club!
Read on to found out more on John and his involvement at Spotswood CC!
John Wheeler Profile
What do you see your role at the Club to be? Cricket operations, cleaner, covers man whatever needs to be done really
What are you looking forward to the most this season? Having a full senior side and playing our best cricket. It all flows on from there
Greatest Cricketing Moment You’ve Witnessed? Winning 1987-88 1st X1 Grand Final cricket final
Favourite Cricketer to Watch? Warnneyyyyy
Best Teammate you’ve played with? And Why? Peter Daffey, good to have on our side. Fast Bowler who was nuts but a great player, probably the most intimidating player I have played with. He was feared by many with his left arm quicks
Your Most Treasured Sporting Moment? 2007 at MCG when Cats won first premiership for 44 years. Being at the game with son Travis, nephew Luke Salmond and Brother in law Fred after many pain staking years as a losing GF’s
Win the toss and? Always bat
Favourite Thing about Spotty? The people, always about the people