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Seniors

Chris Newman (Head Coach)

Chris Newman spent 2016 as a Development Coach at Hawthorn before stepping into the Senior Coaching role at Box Hill in 2017. The former captain of Richmond played 268 games at the highest level.

 

Max Bailey (Senior Assistant)

One of Hawthorn’s favourite players Max Bailey has returned to the club in 2017 taking on a Development role. As part of his role he will also be a Senior Assistant Coach at Box Hill and brings a wealth of experience from his playing days as well as having spent some time at Richmond in a coaching capacity.

 

Ricky Petterd (Senior Assistant)

Ricky Petterd joins the Box Hill coaching panel in 2017 as a Senior Assistant Coach. Ricky enjoyed a successful playing career at both the Melbourne and Richmond Football Club playing a total 84 AFL games.

 

Matt Adolph (Senior Assistant)

Matt Adolph moved to the Box Hill Hawks in 2015 as the Development Head Coach. After a grand final defeat in 2015 he took the side to a commanding premiership in 2016. In 2017 he has moved into a Senior Assistant Coaching role at the club.

 

Development

Andrew Shakespeare (Head Coach)

New Head Development Coach Andrew Shakespeare takes over the reins from Matt Adolph in 2017 and comes with plenty of coaching experience at TAC level most recently with the Northern Knights.

 

Damien Yze (Development Assistant)

Damien Yze continues as a Development Assistant Coach in 2017 after a successful year in 2016 as he helped guide our team to a premiership win.

 

David Knight (Development Assistant)

David Knight joined the Box Hill Hawks coaching staff in November 2015 to enhance his skills and prove another invaluable asset to the Box Hill Hawks coaching staff.

 

Michael Shmerling (Development Assistant)

Michael Shmerling joined the Box Hill Hawks coaching staff in November 2015 to enhance his skills and prove another invaluable asset to the Box Hill Hawks coaching staff.