Vale Norm Walsh (Oakleigh AFC)

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The VAFA extends its deepest condolences to Oakleigh Amateur Football Club, and the family and friends of Norm Walsh who recently passed away.

Norm’s service to both Oakleigh and the VAFA was outstanding, including acting the Krushers’ delegate to the VAFA for 16 years (1996-2012) and being an integral part of VAFA finals series’ as ground manager from 2004-12.

Norm’s list of accolades included:

  • He was on the original steering committee and inaugural Board of Management of Little Athletics Victoria 1966 – 1976 .
  • Executive committee member of Oakleigh Sacred Heart F.C. (now Oakleigh Amateur F. C.) 1969 – 1979 (including President in 1975)
  • Executive committee member (1980 – 1992) of Oakleigh VFA where he was General Manager, Secretary and President.
  • Executive committee member for Oakleigh A.F.C. (1993 – 2009)
    Secretary 1999 to 2005
  • Vice-President 2006 to 2009
  • 2006 Sir John Monash Community Leadership Award for service to sport.