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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 (Assistant Coach)

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 (Assistant Coach)

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 (Assistant Coach)

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.


David Knight – Development Coach

David Banfield – Development Coach

Sean Dempster – Head Fitness Coach

Jack McClean – Strength & Conditioning

Liam West – Team Doctor

Ben Janson - Senior Physiotherapist

James Serong - Senior Physiotherapist

Rebecca May – Head Trainer

Chris Monaghan – Recruiting/List Manager