Oakleigh Amateurs have announced the appointment of Jamie Mollo as Senior Coach for season 2014. Jamie comes to the Krushers after a four year stint at Frankston as assistant coach (backline). Moving into coaching after a playing career at Noble Park and Springvale Districts, Jamie spent time with the Northern Knights before going to Frankston. He’s now looking forward to the challenge of the VAFA Premier C division with the Krushers in 2014. Jamie had this to say after meeting with the Oakleigh leadership group: “I look forward to bringing some fresh ideas and consistency to an exciting playing list with a mix of youth coming thru, a successful U/19’s season in 2013 and senior experience who, showed what they can do in the last 7 rounds of 2013. After having a long chat with the leadership group their commitment to not only success in 2014, but one another was impressive and just what I needed to hear from the club leaders who will drive the team first message needed to achieve that success in 2014.”
Pre-season training starts on Monday November 18th . Training will be MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY.
Be @ Scammell 5:30pm for a 6:00pm Start, Then run to Oakleigh South Primary School in Riley St, Oakleigh South, Then run back to clubrooms and 7:30 Finish. Shower Facilities in the Club Gym
Free BBQ to follow training. Anyone interested in coming down and joining the Krushers are most welcome and can contact Dan Hogan for more details on 0409 314 922. Check out the club website at oakleighafc.com.au.
In further Krusher news, the club Best and Fairest has been run and won with veteran Peter Holden taking out the Senior award with Aisea Valentini runner-up and Pat Ioannidis in third. The Reserves award was taken out by Jason Olson with Stuart Wines runner-up and Chris Lavery and Baden Wass sharing third and the Under 19s Best and Fairest was Michael Tate from Aaron Cloke with Austin Deneys in third place. Stand in coach Mick Holden was named Best Clubman with veteran head trainer John Bromley awarded the Presidents Trophy and Jamie Connellan was made a Life Member.