Jimmy is a legend of the game. He is a life member of the Baulkham Hills Football Club and the first inductee to Hills Footballs Hall of Fame in 2017.
Jim currently holds the record as the longest serving player for Baulkham Hills FC having played continuously for 40 years. Since his playing retirement in 2009, Jimmy has gone on to volunteer an enormous amount of time and energy to the Club.
Jimmy played in Baulkham Hills Premier League team well into his 50s! Jimmy has been club captain, player, coach, manager, age coordinator, referee and mentor to multiple generations at Baulkham Hills.
Jimmy is also the patron of the club’s perpetual coaching trophy: The Jimmy Moreland trophy for coach of the Year. He has received the Senior Sportsperson of the Year award more than any other club man in 1972, 1974 and 2009.
He has been nominated for this award numerous times since 2009 but has withdrawn his name so that others may be recognised. In recent years, Jimmy has been the instigator of the innovative and hugely successful Mini Roos Referees Program for junior referees at Baulkham Hills. This program has since been rolled out across the entire Association. Jim now trains and mentors ALL Mini Roos referees within The Hills District including all SAP & GSAP Mini Refs. Jim now devoted his time into his passion which is refereeing. He even laces up the boots and officiates 4 matches every weekend. Not bad for a man in his 7th decade! In 2018, Jimmy was instrumental in helping Hills Football launch our first ever, and highly successful Walking Football program for over 55s.
Jim Moreland was honoured by Hills Football by being inducted the Hall of Fame in 2017 for his long serving and dedication to the game.
2019 – Sue Torville
On the 4th October 2019, Sue Torville was inducted into Hills Footballs Hall of Fame.
Sue (along with many others) is a major reason why Hills Football exists. Her dedication and passion for football in our region cannot be questioned.
Sue joined Kenthurst & Districts football club in 2001 when her son Alexander joined. In no time, Sue joined the committee and held various roles including; Registrar, Canteen Manager, Parks Delegate, Summer Competitions Coordinator and eventually President.
In 2015, Sue was on the inaugural board in the new defunct Sydney Hills Football Association, a precursor to Hills Football. Event though her beloved Kenthurst did not enter the competition that year.
Sue then was an innagural board member of Hills Football Incorporated elected by her peers. Sue held this role for two years before resigning and moving back to Kenthurst & Districts FC.
The Hills Footballing community will always be grateful for Sue and her dedication to make football in the hills a reality.
2022 – Geoff Johnson
In October of 2022, Geoff Johnson was inducted into Hills Football Hall of Fame.
Geoff involvement in football dates all the way back to his childhood. Geoff has been a player, Club Administrator & Association Administrator.
Geoff has been the football Coordinator at Hills Grammar since HFI’s inception. During this time, Geoff has also been actively involved in Club meetings and is a regular panel member for our General Purposes Tribunals where his knowledge of the disciplinary and judiciary elements of the game have shone. Separate to the work he’s done with The Hills Grammar School, Geoff was also instrumental in the alignment of the Hills Football pathways programs which highlights his experience and skill set across the board.In addition to his contributions to Hills Football, Geoff is also a life member of Central Coast Football Association and has had previous roles with the Association including Chairman and Director. He has assisted Football NSW in the past as a match commissioner and has done so since 2012.
Hills Football is extremely fortunate to have Geoff as part of our community and will always be grateful for his years of service.