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2019 Coaching Appointments

Updated: May 2, 2019



It was great to see so many faces old and new down at Heatherdale last weekend for Registration Day. If you haven't registered as yet just click here so we can finalise numbers for your teams. Congratulations to all coaches that have been successfully selected to lead their teams in 2019! If you have any queries around team logistics for next season please get in touch with them.

Under 8 Boys

Coach - Eddie Warfield

Eddie is new to coaching at the Jets after volunteering at Heathmont Auskick for the past 2 seasons. Keeping the young kids engaged in activities has led to greater enjoyment for him. For the 2019 Under 8's he will be focusing on participation and skill development as goals for the year.

eddie.warfield@gmail.com - 0438 787 720

Under 9 Boys

Coach - Heath Walker

Heath has completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Sport Coaching and his coaching experience has been applied to Basketball for state Grammar sides and assisting with the Olympic Female Wheelchair Basketball team. Football has always been a strong part of his life, with his Grandfather playing at St Kilda Football Club and later coaching the Reserves. Last year he coached our Under 8 team and prior to that three years at Auskick.

walkerheath@gmail.com - 0448 338 843

Under 10 Boys

Coach - Tim Thorgersen

Tim has coached for 4 years at the Jets uncluding U8, U9, U10, and U11 age groups. Tim is a previous winner of the Rex Ablett Coaches Award for the Jets. timthorgersen@optusnet.com.au - 0400 570 584

Under 10 Girls

Coach - Paul Telford

Paul is currently involved in coaching Netball & Auskick and is very much looking forward to coaching at the Jets in 2019. He has had a long involvement in football with various clubs and teams in the country and in the EFL.

paule03@optusnet.com.au

Under 11 Boys

We are currently taking applicants for the role of coach for our U11 boys in 2019. If you are interested to join the coaching panel and lead the team contact our Director of Coaching, Wayne Judge, at judge.wayne.h@edumail.vic.gov.au.

Under 12 Boys

Coach - David Young

2019 will be David’s third year of coaching with the Jets and has remained with the current group through U10, U11, and now U12’s. His coaching style is full of encouragement for the team and thrives on the improvement of his players. davejoyoung@ozemail.com.au - 0408 307 491

Under 12 Girls

Coach - Paul Watson

Paul’s coaching philosophy is based around learning in a fun environment. In 2018 his motto was FESTER: Fun, Enthusiasm, Smile, Try, Encourage, Resilience. His football playing background includes 200 games in the EFL with Blackburn, including being a Premiership player in 2002 and being made a Life Member in 2004. His coaching background includes AusKick and has been at the Jets from 2017-2018 with the U10 & U12 Girls.

pgwatson32@yahoo.com.au - 0425 159 444


Under 13 Boys A

Coach - Jason Henry

Jason is continuing as coach for 2019 with this age group after the success of taking them to the grand final last year. He is the current recipient of the Rex Ablett Coaches Award for the Jets and he looks forward to another season of growth in his players.

jason.henry@zurich.com.au - 0430 366 444

Under 13 Boys B

We are looking at having two sides again for this group and so we are currently taking applicants for the role of coach for our U13B boys in 2019. If you are interested to join the coaching panel and lead the team contact our Director of Coaching, Wayne Judge, at judge.wayne.h@edumail.vic.gov.au.

Under 14 Boys

Coach - Derek Scarrett

Derek has been associated with Heathmont Jets as a player for over 5 years and captained the Development team in 2018. He has previously coached basketball with the transition into footy coaching last year as an assistant with the Under 13’s. He is looking forward to further developing his coaching skills and experience and working with the boys to further their football skills and understanding.

dscarratt48@gmail.com - 0413 322 997

Under 14 Girls

Chris Carrigg

Chris is very excited at being a first time coach in 2019 after sponsoring the club for several years. His football background has included 10 years playing experience (1996 – 2005) in the VAFA with Whitefriars Old Collegians Football Club – grades A through to D – including 3 premierships (D grade – 1998, C grade – 1999 & C grade – 2003).

ccarrigg@barryplant.com.au - 0419 346 671

Under 15 Boys

Coach - Justin Pomponio

Justin takes on the coaching position for our U15’s this year after being involved in the team through his son for the last few years. We look forward to his input into the development of the team in 2019.

justinp80@hotmail.com

Under 16 Girls

We are currently taking applicants for the role of coach for our U16 Girls in 2019. If you are interested to join the coaching panel and lead the team contact our Director of Coaching, Wayne Judge, at judge.wayne.h@edumail.vic.gov.au.

Under 17 Boys

Coach - Brett Davidson

Brett joins the Jets in 2019 after building an extensive coaching record at both Senior and Junior level in the EFL and other leagues including:

· Senior Coach in EFL (Div 1, 2, 3, 4) – 356 games, 3 Premierships, RU x 4

· Senior Coach in VAFA (B, C, D) – 158 games, 2 Premierships, RU x 2

· Senior Coach in VCFL – 66 games, 1 Premiership, RU x 1

· Inter-league Senior Coach (EFL, VAFA)

· YJFL U15 Div 1 Inter-league Coach

· EFL U14 / U15 Div 1 Inter-league Coach

· 2003 AFL Coaches Association Victorian Senior Coach of the Year

· Senior Coach Aquinas College in EISM – 13 Premierships (AFL 7, Cricket 6)

· Junior Coach Aquinas College in EISM – 11 Premierships (AFL 6, Cricket 5)

· Game Development Officer (AFL) 2013 – 2015

· League Development Officer (YJFL) 2013 - 2015

He looks forward to being a part of the HJFC and mentoring the boys playing in the U17s in 2019.

bjdavo2@gmail.com - 0425 708 021

Under 18 Girls

Coach - Kane Mactier

Kane has many years’ experience in football starting out playing junior football at Bayswater. He played senior football for Heathmont from 1996 until 2010 including captaining the reserves for 5 seasons. He takes on the U18 coaching role after assisting the Under 16 Girls for the past 2 years, He looks forward to taking an active role in the development of the group.

kanemactier@bigpond.com.au - 0410 469 027