Tony Pinwill (President)


Tony Pinwill has a long association with Football in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, having played over 400 games in the Eastern Football League and serving as President of the Donvale Football Club and as a Director of the Eastern Football League. Between 1998 and 2002 he was a Director of the Box Hill Football Club and later the Box Hill Hawks Football Club; serving as the inaugural President of the Box Hill Hawks from 2000 to 2002 and guiding the Club to the 2001 VFL Premiership. From 2006 to 2009 he was a Director of AFL Victoria.

Tony was reappointed to the Box Hill Hawks’ Board of Directors in January 2010 and commenced his second term as President of the Club when elected unopposed at the 2010 Annual General Meeting in February 2011. Tony is Regional Director – Southern Region – of Veolia Environmental Services.

Ed Sill


Ed Sill is the Chief Executive Officer of the Locker Group, an international manufacturing company based in Melbourne. Ed has had extensive involvement within the sporting industry where for a number of years he was President of the Hawthorn Amateur Football Club in the Victorian Amateur Football Association as well has experience coaching in the F.I.D.A  Currently, Ed is the Treasurer of Hawthorn Football Club’s Coterie Group, ‘The Confreres’.

Tim Silvers


Tim joined the Box Hill Hawks Board of Directors in May 2013 and has been involved with the Hawthorn Football Club for the past 12 years where he has held a number of finance positions. Currently, Tim is the General Manager of Finance at the Hawthorn Football Club where he has played an integral part in the success of the club.


Jason Burt

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Joining the Board in late 2015, Jason is currently the General Manager Football Operations at the Hawthorn Football Club.

Paul Wheelton Oam


Paul Wheelton OAM joined the Box Hill Hawks Board in February 2012, having been involved with the club for over two decades as a supporter and sponsor. Holding a Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne 1978, Paul has for the last twenty-five years has been Managing Director and owner of the largest Budget Rent A Car franchise group in Australia. He is currently Chairman of the Budget Licensee Council. Paul is also Chairman of Life Education Victoria, having served on their board since 2001, working heavily on their fundraising events, profile raising activities and strategic direction including Ocsober, which is supported by Box Hill Hawks.

Other organisations that Paul is involved with include Variety, the Children’s Charity, Bali Children’s Foundation and organising Board for the Strathcona Baptist Girls’ Grammar Brownlow Breakfast.

Bob Wynd


Director of Prom Coast Holiday Units and former Director of Roma Caravans, Bob was appointed on the Board of Directors in December 2011. A prominent member of the Confreres Group with the Hawthorn Football Club, Bob has a strong passion for the Box Hill Hawks and is a fantastic supporter of the club and its endeavours.


Sam Koulis


Appointed on the Board of Directors in August 2006, Sam has also been heavily involved in the Hawthorn Football Club in a variety of support roles. Currently, Sam is the Director of Sam&Ko – A high quality clothing store providing exceptional men’s suits and fashion wear a company well known in the fashion industry.

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Andy Gowers


A 1991 Premiership player for the Hawthorn Football Club, Andrew Gowers played 89 AFL Games for the club and 51 games for the Brisbane Bears between 1988 and 1999. Currently Andrew is the Director of a financial consulting group