Director – Maribyrnong Sports Academy
Mark McAllion is currently the Director of the Maribyrnong Sports Academy (MSA).
Mark joined MSA as Director in December 2016 and now has over 27 years of sports administration experience. Mark has a strong Game Development background which includes senior management positions at Cricket Victoria, Cricket Australia and Tennis Australia. Mark was also the CEO of Softball Australia and most recently the CEO of Vicsport.
Major highlights of Mark’s career include major strategic reform at Vicsport, management of Softball Australia’s constitutional reform, initiatives which significantly increased cricket participation, the introduction of National Insurance Programs, the establishment of Cricket Victoria’s Game Development Department and the creation of the Victorian Cricket Pathway.
Mark’s work has also seen him organise the Prime Minister’s XI vs ATSIC Chairman’s XI match at the Adelaide Oval in 2003 and hold the roles of Secretary of the Australian Country Cricket Committee and Match Day Team Manager for the Western Bulldogs Football Club.
At a community level Mark has held numerous volunteer positions in junior sport, coached at senior and junior levels and served in a variety of roles on community club committees.