Management committee

Graham West – Club President

Graham is a founder Member of the Squash Section and a keen Social Tennis Member. His interests outside the Club include Hiking and Landscape Painting. Graham’s aim is to continue to make Eastgate Club inclusive and welcoming to players of all ages and abilities.

If you would like to contact Graham, please send him an e mail on

Mellony Milner – Club Treasurer

Mellony came to England aged five having been born in Kenya. Mellony joined Eastgate in the Centenary year where she has been Captain of the former ladies team, won the league on several occasions as Captain of the mixed team, has Captained the the over 35s County team and is presently Captain for both Eastgate and the County over 50s.  Mellony’s professional background in business administration and accounting is invaluable in her role as Club Treasurer which she has held since 2007.  Mellony’s personal interests include self-improvement, family activities, architecture, historic buildings and towns, travelling in Britain and other countries and watching sporting activities.

If you'd like to contact Mellony, please send her an email on


Nicky Ott – Tennis Chair

Nicky Ott has been a member of Eastgate since 2012, when she moved back to the UK after living in Malawi and Senegal for 10 years. She started tennis as a child when her family moved to Lincolnshire and has continued to play and to be a member of a club wherever she has lived. Her former profession was as a Commissioning Editor, publishing schoolbooks for African schools, and also as an English teacher in Senegal. She took over as Chair of the Tennis Section from Brian Main in December 2018. Nicky is married with two children, all of whom play tennis.


Mike Brown – Squash Chairman

Mike joined the Eastgate Club in 2016 after settling in Lincoln following a 30 year career in the RAF where he held positions as Chairman of RAF and UK Armed Forces Squash. He plays in the leagues for the Eastgate D team. As well as playing squash Mike enjoys a variety of other sports and the great outdoors.  No squash game is complete without a match post-mortem over a pint in the bar afterwards.


Dick Crampton – Bowls Chairman

Dick joined the Bowls section in 2016 after moving to Lincoln from Cambridgeshire. He was elected as Vice Chairman in 2018 and joined the Eastgate club Executive committee the same year. A former company director working in the specialised plastics industry he is now retired. Before leaving Cambridgeshire Dick was a Director of the Cambridgeshire FA and was Vice Chairman of the youth section of Cambridge City FC.


Brian Main – Tennis Welfare officer

Brian Main is our Tennis Welfare Officer who has the appropriate knowledge and skill-set for the role. Brian Main can be contacted on 07907 472888 or email

Julia Clark – Bar Manager

Julia spent her formative years in central and Southern Africa, returning to England at the tender age of 18. Julia has been a PA/Secretary in both the private and public sector and also spent 17 years as a guest house proprietor in the south of the City. Julia has been a Tennis Section member since 2000 and took on the role of Bar Manager at the Club in 2005.


Eastgate Club Trustees







We have 4 Eastgate Club Trustees, named from left to right - Bill Harwin, Joe Vitoria, Peter Bentley and Richard Hagan.