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James Fidler - Life Membership

November 1st, 2011 - submitted by Black Angels Supporter #1

At the 2011 presentation night, the club elected by three fourths majority to award life membership to James Fidler in recognition of his enormous contributions to the club.

Here is a bio for James' involvement.

James Fidler

- Joined club in 2000. Still playing in 2017.

- Joined the committee in 2002 as Men's Domestic Rep. Vice President 2003. President 2004-2008. Big V delegate from 2009-2014

- Big V player 2005-2008. 

- MMBL player 2002-2006

- Uni Games player 2002-2005, 2008.

- Played CYMS (A Grade Sunday nights) from 2000-2015

- Played MSDBA (A Grade Tuesday nights) from 2009-Present

- Coached Saturday morning Men's training sessions from 2002-2007 

- Head Coach Women's Big V 2009-2011

- Uni Games Women's Coach in 2006 and 2009?

- Assistant Coach Men's Big V 2014 

- Organised the Big V program from 2005??-2014? (in conjunction with Rhia)

- Big V statistician for many games

- Attended many tournaments (pretty much every Warrnambool, Ballarat and Albury from 2000-2014)



- Married Rhia Mikkor, an MUBC member who has also played, administered and lived the club for a long time! 

- Ran the MUBC NBA fantasy league from 2003-Present (and won the league twice!) 

- Planned and led the administration of the 'new' Women's Big V program in 2002-2003

- MUBC Sports Union Council member for several years (2006-2008?)