Executive Board

April Munn

April Munn, President


April Munn (previously Lewis) stumbled into the USAFL by way of the Seattle Grizzlies in early 2017. April was one of the original women to the club, and by October 2017, incredibly proud to represent the first full D1 side at Nationals. As a player, April has represented across the USA, Canada, and Australia for a variety of clubs spanning from local level to state-league and high performance.

In an effort to strengthen herself as a player, April has previously received Level 0 accreditation in both field umpiring and coaching and believes in order to be better at the game she has...

Read more
Emma Bangs

Emma Bangs, Vice President, Central
2023 to 2024


Coming soon!

Keith Phillips

Keith Phillips, Vice President, East


A Raleigh native, Keith Phillips discovered Australian rules football while studying Economics and Business at Hampden-Sydney College in Farmville, Virginia as a long snapper on the football team and defenseman on the lacrosse team. Keith returned home to Raleigh after graduating in May 2021 and joined the North Carolina Tigers.  He became president of the club in 2022. Keith has made two appearances as a player for the USA Revolution in the 49th Parallel Cup against Canada in 2022 and 2023.

During college and to start his professional career, Keith served as a coach for youth...

Read more
Julian Hatfield

Julian Hatfield, Vice President, West


Jules Hatfield, born and raised in Melbourne, has been involved in Australian Football for over 30 years. After a long playing career in Australia, Jules first joined the GGAFL in 2017 after moving to the Bay Area. Determined to help regrow the football community post-pandemic, Jules joined the GGAFL board in 2021 in an operations role, VP in 2022 and now President since 2023.

Darren Green

Darren Green, Member at Large


Born in Brisbane, Australia, Darren is an AUS & US passport-carrying dual citizen since 2020 (& has been a permanent US resident since 2008). 

Darren played his first actual games of Aussie Rules in the USA in 2019 at the 1st USAFL Mid Atlantic Cup as a 48yo (having just founded the Virginia Lions) - and is now right at the 50 game milestone.

While he did not play organized Aussie Rules footy for a team/club growing up back in Australia, he did follow it in the media - and was stoked when a Brisbane-based team was finally added to the AFL's national line up. Darren...

Read more
Jim Martin

Jim Martin, Secretary
2023 to 2024


Jim Martin joined the footy family in 1999 with the St Louis Blues. Jim was an instrumental member of building the St. Louis Blues during the early years. This skill was noticed by the League when Jim joined the Board in 2002 as VP for the Central Region. He stayed in this role for 10 years, serving under 4 Presidents.

Jim always was a voice of reason on the Board and he provided a consistent presence on the Board over a critical period of the Leagues growth. By day Jim is a lawyer and this skill was heavily utilized by the Board. All critical decisions were blessed by Jim and his ...

Read more
Stuart Prendergast

Stuart Prendergast, Treasurer


A Melbourne native, Stuart moved to the US in 2019 and was encouraged to reach out to the DC Eagles as a way of ‘meeting good people’. The few games he played reignited the juices for being more than just a spectator, however Covid caused hiccups both with the games he played and where he was living. As a consequence, he settled in his wife’s hometown of Cleveland and set about reviving the Cleveland Cannons.

Professionally, Stuart dedicated his career to music. Firstly as a musician playing bass in touring bands across Australia, and then moving into business management as an...

Read more
Watch AFL