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Brian William Ford

Brian William Ford was born on September 23, 1946. He attended Salesian College Chadstone from 1959 to 1964. He was Captain of Gould House, Captain of the 1ST Football Team and Captain of the 1st 11 Cricket Team. After studying a Trained Primary Teaching Certificate, a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education at Monash University, Brian returned to Salesian College Chadstone to teach from 1966 to 1967, and then again from 1970 to 1974.

Brian’s career spans across positions at St Thomas More College, Emmaus College and Berwick Secondary College. He undertook National Service from 1968 to 1969, as a Regimental Duties Instructor at Puckapunyal.

His career highlights include being Sportsmaster at Salesian College from 1971 to 1974, Senior Master at Emmaus College from 1985 to 1989, and Learning Team Leader at Berwick Secondary College from 2009 to 2012.

Brian’s personal highlights include playing football at the Beaconsfield Football Club from 1964 to 1965 (Best and Fairest, 1965), acting as Captain/Coach at the Springvale Football Club in 1975 to 1977, and playing Cricket for the Salesian Old Boys Cricket Club from 1964 to 1974. Brian coached the Salesian College 1st 11 team into the Premiership in the Associated Catholic Colleges Grand Final against Parade College in 1970. He was also Coach of the Springvale Football Club’s ‘Federal League All-Star Team’, and Coach of the Monash University Blues ‘Team of the Half Century’.

He was awarded a Life Member and a Hall of Fame Inductee of the Salesian Old Boys Cricket Club, and a Life Member of the Monash Blues Football Club.
Brian is the son of Chris and Jessie Ford, and has four siblings. He is married to Kerri Ford, and has five children; Shannon, Kynan, Candace, Patrick and William.

College Achievements

Year

Name

Achievement

1963

Brian William Ford

Cricket Captain

1964

Brian William Ford

Cricket Captain

1964

Brian William Ford

Football Captain

2017

Brian William Ford

Hall Of Fame Inductee - Education and Community

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The Sydney Morning Herald

'The invisible connect that binds': a football club reunion 40 years on

Griffin Winter 2017

Celebrating 60 Years - 2017 Hall Of Fame Dinner