A big congratulations to Peter “Aussie” Larsen on his appointment as Senior Coach in 2016. Pete has been instrumental in the on-field success at East Brighton since joining the Club in 2010 and that experience, people skills and footy know-how will be a tremendous asset to the collective playing group and coaches moving forward.
Mark “Backers” Backman has again accepted the Assistant Senior Coaching role for 2016. Backers is a high achiever with a passion for footy and has been a great asset now for a number of years.
In the process of appointing our Reserves Coach for 2016. Watch this space.
We also welcome back to the Club Jason Tickner as our newly appointed Under 19’s Coach for 2016. ‘Tickers’ is a premiership player at East Brighton (2002), former Reserves Coach (2003) and has a depth of experience coaching XVIII school football and developing young men as footballers and as people. A PE Teacher initially, Jason has had significant roles in sports development including 5 years at SEDA. Because of his experience, Jason will be instrumental in assisting Damian Lynch develop the program for the Junior Development Academy.
Many thanks to Ross Muller (Brodie’s Dad) for committing to the Team Manager’s role again for 2016.