This week we chat to Mel Forge – Football Operations and Compliance Coordinator at North Melbourne Football Club. In this capacity she looks after the football department logistics and travel, as well as taking care of the player contracting process and compliance. Mel is executive assistant to the senior coach and Team Manager on match day. Mel completed a Bachelor of Business (Sports Administration) in 2008 and began working as a volunteer with the Box Hill Hawks in the VFL. In 2010 she became Netball Operations Manager at Netball Victoria, while still working with the Box Hill Hawks in a development and performance consulting role working mainly with the coaches and leadership group.
Since 2010 she has been completing a Bachelor of Behavioral Science, an area of study that can be applied to high performance environments. Mel is a keen fan of podcasts, reading and is a fan of the New England Patriots.