Vale: Russell Baker (1953-2022)

Russell Baker, Life Member of both Sans Souci FC (SSFC) and Football St George (FSG), passed away peacefully on 8th April 2022, aged 68 years.

Russell served as the Club President for SSFC and was also known as a very successful coach at both grass roots and representative levels, including coaching a number of female football teams for a number of years.
Russell was also Club Captain and was awarded Life Membership with SSFC in 1986.

Russell then became a long-time volunteer of Football St George having served over 25 years as a volunteer in a number of various roles including:

  • Liaison Officer- 1996- 1997
  • Assistant Secretary- 1998- 2004 & 2007-2010
  • Treasurer- 2003- 2004
  • Secretary- 2005
  • Publicity Officer- 2006
  • Member Protection Officer- 2011
  • General Purpose Tribunal- 2012
  • Judiciary Committee- 2013- 2015 & 2018- 2021

Russell’s contributions to Football St George¬† have been remarkable.

May he rest in peace.

Russell’s Funeral will be held on Thursday, 21st April, 12pm at Woronora Cemetery, South Chapel.