Term expires March 2023

Nick Takos is one of the two current Member Elected Directors and was elected to the Board in 2021.

Nick’s areas of expertise include driving commercial growth within sport organisations, leadership and culture development, and sport management and governance.

Prior to joining the board, Nick spent 14 years employed by the club, where he was responsible for key member engagement functions (e.g. the Crows Shed, and Regional engagement) and managed the Commercial Sponsorship operations in both Adelaide and Melbourne. In addition, his association with the Club continued as a volunteer member of the Past Player’s and Official’s board (Deputy Chairman) for 7 years. He was also employed by both Netball South Australia and The South Australian Cricket Association, in senior commercial roles.

Nick has spent the last 10 years conducting research in sport governance, leadership, and management, and has published in a leading global academic peer-reviewed journal in these areas. He brings a strong sport management industry background, along with academic knowledge and experience in the discipline of leadership and culture.

Current positions

  • Lecturer and Researcher, University of South Australia

Previous Positions

  • Board Director, Adelaide Football Club Past Players and Officials (Deputy Chairman)
  • Board Director, Triathlon South Australia
  • Member of the Industry Advisory Committee, Torrens University
  • Board Director, Mind Our Youth Foundation
  • Committee Member, Hutt Street Centre