BREAKING: The club is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Ryan as Forward Line Coach for Season 2018.

Stephen joins Senior Coach Paul Satterley’s coaching panel with Dylan Cousins (backline), and James Gallagher (midfield), both of whom have recommitted to the Dees for Season 2018, much to the delight of the club.

Stephen has an impressive playing and coaching resumè, spanning 51 games over eight years for both Richmond and Collingwood at AFL level as a player, and a vast senior coaching background including Rye FC (2008-11), Pines FC (2012-14)
and St Bedes Mentone Tigers FC (2016).

Stephen took St Bedes to the 2016 Premier B Grand Final, elevating the club to William Buck Premier level.

Senior Coach Paul Satterley was delighted with the appointment.

“Stephen’s experience will benefit both myself personally, and the entire club. He has a very good understanding of the coaching caper and our players will benefit enormously from his knowledge and passion for the game.”

We welcome Stephen and his family to the Blue & Gold Army.

Further appointments will be announced in the coming weeks.