Ronald J. Kyle

In 1957 because of the perceived lack of business acumen on the existing committee, the then President Roy Kemp approached him to stand for President. He was at the time the chairman of Coventry Motors and a prominent member of the Perth business community. He accepted the nomination and thus began a 13 year reign at the top of the administration of the club.  Ron Kyle’s business acumen put the club on a sound footing, enabling it to look to the future with confidence.

With the work of Kyle and the Secretary Alan White, steered Claremont from a “Family orientated club” that had become just a little too comfortable with losing, to one with a more professional outlook that saw it equal of any club in the league.