Vale Graham Joe Henstock Death, Obituary – Graham “Joe” Henstock was a life member of Hockey ACT, and the organization is in disbelief over the news of his passing after learning of his membership status. Joe was presented with a Life Membership in Hockey ACT in 1999 as a token of appreciation for the significant contributions that he has made to the organization during the course of his involvement with the league, contributions that he has maintained right up until the present day. Joe has been a member of the HACT Indoor Committee ever since it was established in 1991, and he has been the Committee Chair for the past 16 years of that time.
Joe has also been a member of the Umpiring and Technical Committee from 1994 and the Women’s Committee/Senior Competitions Committee since 1998. Both of these committees were established in 1998. (Chair for a period of five years) To the present day, Joe has maintained his active participation on all three of the committees that have been in existence. In addition, Joe spent a combined total of two years serving on the ACT Coaching & Development Committee, the High Performance Committee, and the Junior Competition Advisory Committee. In addition, Joe has served as the manager of ACT representative teams for the past twenty years, including a stint at the helm of the Canberra Lakers for a period of two years.
In addition to that, he has served as a coach for women’s masters teams competing in national competitions. In addition, Hockey Australia honored Joe with a Life Membership in the year 2022 by bestowing it upon him as a gift. Joe’s career spanned more than two decades, during which he held positions as an umpire, Tournament Director, Technical Officer, Judge, Technical Director, and member of the Australian Indoor Commission. In addition, he competed for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) in both national and international events. In addition to that, he served on the Australian Indoor Commission for a while.