Adrian Hickmott, a former Carlton and Geelong player, joins the Hawks as an assistant coach having spent the last 10 years at the Eagles.

The 49-year-old performed a variety of assistant coaching roles at West Coast during his tenure, including backline coach, contested ball coordinator during the 2018 premiership season and midfield coach in 2021.

Hickmott’s appointment provides the club with an additional assistant coach compared to 2021.