Hawks Life Memberships Awarded

Last night we honoured four special people with life membership of the Perry Lakes Hawks  Our president Karl Hombergen commented ” It  is a great club, because we have great people”.

The depth and breadth of their contribution and commitment to this club over a number of years is significant and major reason for the continuing success of our club.

We congratulate our newest life members: Marion Keighley, Sharon Spinner, Jane Lowther and Shane Perret.

Marion Keighley

  • Completed 40 years on the score bench as part of Perry Lakes Hawks & our feeder clubs
  • Score benched for Perry Lakes since the inception of the SBL
  • Score benched at the Sydney Olympics (along with several other Perry Lakes representatives).
  • Awarded the Gold Medal game at the Sydney Olympics (shotclock)
  • Become a leading shot clock operator in Western Australia, often providing her services for Boomer and Opal games when played in WA.
  • Score benched in WNBL from 1991 to 2000
  • Score benched in NBL from 1991 to 2016
  • Score benched at the world cup for wheel chair basketball in Sydney
  • Been active in recruiting score bench personnel from our representative program and bringing them through to SBL level

Sharon Spinner

  • Was on the Board from 2003 to 2007
  • Helped found the Claremont/Cottesloe PCYC basketball club
  • Refereed since the early days at Perry Lakes Stadium and continues to referee in our junior program today indeed we have parents with kids in the program now who remember Shazza reffing when they were kids.
  • Provides referee coaching to our young referees in our junior program
  • Helped in the development of many SBL referees
  • Score bench for Perry Lakes since the inception of the SBL
  • Score bench at Sydney Para Olympics & World Cup Wheel chair basketball
  • Score bench at WNBL 1991 to 2016/17
  • Score bench at NBL 1992 to 2015/16
  • Recognised by Basketball WA as 2014 score table official of the year.

Jane Lowther

  • Served on the Board from February 2005 to September 2016,
  • WSBL Lady Hawks team manager from 2009 to present, and
  • Involved in sponsorship and game night with our sponsors from 2005-2009 at the old stadium including catering for them on game night.
  • Jane has contributed to our Club willingly and always with a smile on her face.

Shane Perret

  • Has been a WABL coach at our club every year since 2003
  • Has coached men and women’s teams and in some years two teams.
  • Has been more than happy to accept any coaching role assigned
  • Has been a positive influence on many a young athlete passing through our club.




Posted on Saturday 16th March, 2019