Devils Senior Coach – Jess Sinclair

Great News for the Devils! Former AFL player, Jess Sinclair has been appointed Senior coach for 2018 & beyond. 

Having played for many years at AFL level, Jess brings great experience and leadership for our players to learn from.   Since finishing as a player, Jess has been coaching with success whilst continuing to develop his knowledge & skills in the role.

Background
– 192 senior AFL games with Fremantle (50) & North Melbourne (142) including 6 finals.

– Originally drafted by Fremantle from Eastern Ranges (East Ringwood)

– Rising star nomination 1998

– Retired from AFL 2008

– 2009 to 2013 played for Heidelberg – NFL Div 1 – Premiership player 2009

– 2014 to 2016 Senior Coach – St.Marys/Salesians – VAFA  Div 1 – Runners up & finals

– 2017 Senior assist Coach (to Shannon Grant ex Western Bulldogs & Essendon assistant coach) – St.Kevins – VAFA Premier Division – Premiers

Jess & the Football Department have begun preparing for season 2018. A meet the coach night has been scheduled for 1/11/17 at 6.30pm. All players & supporters are welcome to attend. Assistant coaches and the Development coach will be announced soon.

We welcome Jess, his wife Chantelle & their son Mason, to the club which promises to be an exciting season for all.

This is an excellent opportunity for our players to learn from a young, modern & experienced coach, as they strive to be the best they can be with their football.

Go Devils !  Newspaper article

Steve Draper – President

Rick Moloney – Vice President – Football Director