Rick Hanlon (Program Manager)
Rick is employed by AFL Queensland as Program Manager based in Cairns. Rick first arrived in Cairns in 1998 to take up the Regional Development Managers position which he held for eight years. Originally from Tasmania Rick has worked in AFL game development for over 25 years and with the support of AFL Cairns Juniors has witnessed excellent growth in AFL throughout the Far North. Rick received life membership of AFL Cairns Juniors in 2008.
Del Lythall (Administration Manager)
Del has 36 years administration experience, commenced working with AFL Cairns in 1989 as receptionist and then moved to the position as Secretary/Manager of AFL Cairns Juniors in 2000 until 2006. Del has a long and successful background with Womens Softball in North Queensland from 1972 – 1999 and was award a Queensland Softball Association Service Award and a Life Member of Cairns and District Softball Association in 1999. Del was also awarded Softball Australia Service Award in 2003. In 2009 AFL Juniors awarded Del a life membership.
Sodyla Kris (Admin Officer)
Sodyla started work with AFL Cape York in June 2014 after completing year 12 and a Commonwealth Bank Traineeship. Sodyla is also playing for North Cairns in the AFL Cairns Womens League and was selected in the NQ U16 Girls AFL team in 2010, Cairns Representative Team in 2011 and 2012 and also the U18 QLD Team in 2011. Sodyla also gained a Certificate 2 in Business Communication and wants to further her knowledge in Administration and also to gain important life skills to have a great future and succeed at her goals.