NT Cricket Staff

Troy Watson
Mr Troy Watson - Chief Executive Officer

Troy has joined NT Cricket following a breadth of experience gained through international and national roles. He has a keen interest in cricket and has previously visited Darwin through his early career with the Royal Australian Navy. He is pleased to be returning to the north.  

 Marg Loorham

Ms Margaret Loorham - Administration Manager 

Margaret has come to the NT from Albury, where she attended many Australian Country Championship competitions and witnessed NT Strike’s success. She enjoys watching cricket under a big shady tree with good company, food and wine.  The weather and the lifestyle are her favourite aspects of living in the NT.

 Phil Lovell

Mr Phil Lovell - Club Development Officer

Phil played 15 seasons as a player with Melbourne Premier Clubs Carlton and Fitzroy/Doncaster prior to moving to Alice Springs to work with NT Cricket. He has recently moved to Darwin to take up the role of Club Development Officer and enjoys the diversity of the NT community and the participants who play cricket.

 Ben Hodgart  

Mr Ben Hodgart - Game Development Officer, Top End

Ben commenced work with NT Cricket in May 2014 after extensive experience offered through the SEDA program with Cricket Victoria and Cricket Australia. He has been involved in planning, organising and assisting programs such as the Big Bash League, school programs and Twenty20 Blast, along with assisting at the Imparja Cup. He enjoys the relaxed lifestyle and the warm weather of the Top End and is looking forward to bringing cricket into communities throughout the NT.

 Cameron Carroll  

Mr Cameron Carroll - Game Development Officer, Alice Springs & Barkly

Cameron comes to NT Cricket following a long junior cricketing career at the Glenelg District, Sacred Heart College and Sacred Heart Old Collegians Cricket Clubs. He is enjoying the NT weather and the friendly welcome he is receiving from everyone.

 Hayden Cummings


Mr Hayden Cummings - Game Development Officer, Top End

Hayden has joined NT Cricket as a Trainee Development Officer and is a keen cricketer who has represented the NT at Under 13 and Under 17 levels. He is a Level 2 coach and has played for Southern Districts Cricket Club for 11 years. He enjoys the NT relaxed lifestyle and the opportunities available within NT Cricket.

 John Furner


Mr John Furner - Curator   

Prior to his role as Curator / Grounds Manager for NT Cricket, John worked as curator for Kormilda College. He enjoys the NT lifestyle and the weather, along with the fact he can play and watch cricket and football all year round.     

 Jack Flynn


Mr Jack Flynn - Assistant Curator   

Jack is a born and bred Territorian and is excited to be working as part of the NT Cricket team. He has played cricket for several years, progressing from Juniors through to Seniors and is a current member of the NT Strike squad. He loves all aspects of being involved in cricket in the NT.

John Marshall


 Mr John Marshall - Darwin Grade Cricket Coordinator

 Natalie Gibbs


Ms Natalie Gibbs - Communications

Natalie loves a game of back yard or beach cricket and is enjoying learning the particular language of cricket. She finds the pace of NT life just right and enjoys working and socialising with people who are constantly friendly and relaxed.