Hill was secretary for Norwood from 1926 to 1935. In 1935 he also became secretary of the SANFL and continued in this post until 1963. He was secretary of the Australian National Football Council from 1938 until 1947.
He was made a Life Member of Norwood Football Club and the SANFL. He was inducted in the inaugural intake of the SANFL Hall of Fame in 2002 and selected to the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 1996.
The premiership trophy of the SANFL was named after him.