4 Jul 2018

May Community Ambassador of the Month - Akshay Trivedi


Each month until August, the AFL Community Ambassador Program will highlight the achievements of one of the many ambassadors throughout the country. The community ambassador of the month is nominated for their outstanding commitment to growing football in their local community.

The winner for May is Akshay Trivedi from Victoria.

Originally from India - Akshay has been in Melbourne for 2 years studying his Masters in Sport Management. Working closley with St Kilda FC, Akshay helped the club work with international students to attend their first AFL match in Round 9 when the Saints played Collingwood at Etihad Stadium.

Akshay is also working closley with the Saints to look at creative ideas around engaging the Indian community and becoming involved in the club's Next Generation Schools Program.

He now goes into the running to be the National Community Ambassador of the year which includes:

• 2 x tickets and an AFL Grand Final Experience at the Toyota AFL Grand Final

• 2 x return flights (except Victoria) & accommodation for 3 nights (Thurs – Sat) in Melbourne for Grand Final weekend

• The opportunity to walk in the Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade

You can learn more about his story here https://bit.ly/2sHSk9U 

Congratulations Akshay!