Ararat Storm's future is looking promising after what was an unknown beginning to 2019.
The girls' football team have secured the services of a new committee after the previous executive announced it would not be returning in 2019.
Simon Caine has taken on the presidency role from out-going president David Nicholson, who has been a leader of the committee since the club's beginning.
"I have a big interest in developing women's football," Caine said.
"I think it's a great initiative which has grown and has the potential to grow a lot further.
"I can see the potential growth for Ararat Storm, supporting young girls wanting to get into the game."
Caine's daughter Gabrielle has played with Storm for the past few seasons.
"I was vice-president last year under David Nicholson," he said.
"We worked together last year to get me prepared to take on the role for 2019."
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Caine said he thinks the club has a really great atmosphere and is looking forward to continuing on the work done by the previous executive committee.
"We are really supportive of all the players and families," he said.
"We need to make sure we can continue what we have been doing and develop these young girls into the best they can be.
The club recently announced Melissa Bibby as the coach for 2019.
"We are absolutely rapt," he said.
"She has a resume that speaks for itself. I believe she will be able to develop the girls into some really strong footballers.
"The whole committee and community are excited to have her on board."
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