Season 2013 – 40 Years of Austral Phoenix

See below for information on the coaches that lead our teams through an exciting and successful year in the South Australian State League Competition.

Women’s Coaching Team Men’s Coaching Team
Head Coach Adam Harris Head Coach Simon Phillips
League Reserve Coach Peter Bawhey League Reserve Coach League Men
Division 1 Coach Tom Putland Division 1 Coach Brandon Rogowski
Division 1 Coach Jed Flavel Junior Boy’s A Coach Anne-Marie McAinsh
Juniors Girl’s A Coach Lewis McDonald Junior Boy’s B Coach Adrian Kwong
Juniors Girl’s B Coach Emma Ramsay

Congratulations to all players, coaches, assistants, parents and fans that helped the Austral Phoenix teams through the 2013 season. Below is a summary of the final standings for all our Junior and Senior teams.

We had two senior teams make the grand final this year. Division 1 Purple Women played against Henley Hawks and won in straight sets (25:18; 25:21; 25:18) with Laura Coat taking out Best on Court.

The Division 1 Men played South Adelaide and unfortunately lost in 3 sets (19:25; 9:25; 13:25).


The Austral Phoenix 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner is sure to be a great night with club legends, teammates and friends, old and new, in attendance to reminisce and re-acquaint.

The night includes a 3 course Dinner, Silent Auction, Guest Speakers, Awards, Memorabilia, Live Entertainment and more.

We are happy to announce the menu for the night, provided by Bogdan Gomulka from Food Gallery Catering. Bogdan has created a menu that will delight your senses while you enjoy catching up with old friends and team mates.

Entertainment will be provided by Phat Panda, a Jazz, Roots, Reggae and Funk Five Piece.

Date: Saturday 19th October

Time: 6:30 pm onwards

Location: Dom Polski Centre, 232 Angas Street, Adelaide

Dress Code: Black-tie/Cocktail

Tickets: $75 members (past and present), $80 non-members

Bookings are essential, so please contact the Club on  0412 853 856 or

As our historical records are not complete, please feel free to pass this invite on to any former members and teammates that you still have contact with.