Geoff ‘Tex’ Rosenow
Geoff joined Victoria Police in 1961 and retired as a Senior Constable in 1992.
Geoff played 147 games in the Victoria Football League for the Geelong Football Club between 1962 and 1970. This included 100 consecutive games.
A very reliable player who was a good mark, had considerable speed, and played the game hard, but fair. Geoff became a 'Life Member' of the Geelong Club in 1969.
From 1975 to 1978 and again in 1983 to 1984 Geoff was Captain/Coach of the Mordialloc Football Club in the Victoria Football Association. Geoff coached this club to a Division 2 Premiership in 1977.
Geoff was regarded as an inspirational leader who was inducted into the Mordialloc 'Team of the Century' completing a remarkable time playing football in the top two football competitions in Victoria.
At country Victoria level, Geoff was Captain/Coach of the Wangaratta Magpies Football Club from 1971 to 1974, and of the Rochester Football Club in 1988 at the age of 46.