Inaugural Captain of The Wildcats.
The Westate Wildcats, as they were then known, played its first-ever game in the NBL at the 800-seat Perry Lakes Stadium in 1982. Led by Mike Ellis, he captained the team for it’s first 11 seasons, guiding them to two Championships in 1990 and 1991. Mikes historic career came to an end in 1993, however his family is forever embedded in the clubs history as they named the medal for the most valuable player of the season after Mikes late father, Gordon Ellis.
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