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Coaches

Leigh Adams – Senior Coach

Leigh Adams was appointed as the new Senior Coach of the Coburg Football Club in September 2017, following recently steering South Croydon to its inaugural Eastern Football League Division One Premiership. Having played 104 AFL Games for North Melbourne from 2007-2014, Adams retired in 2015 due to ongoing injury. A tough, versatile utility admired for his toughness & 'team-first' approach, Adams is a AFL level 3 accredited coach and is part of the AFL's 'Next Coach program.'

Ben Osborne- Assistant Coach (Backline)

Ben makes the step up to the VFL after being Leigh Adams’ right hand man in South Croydon’s Premiership win. Previously, he had played 220 games of Senior Football with South Croydon, which included the Division 3 & Division 2 Premierships in 2001 & 09 respectively. Retiring in 2014, he then moved straight into Coaching. Ben is an AFL Level 2 Accredited Coach and will be responsible for the backline in season 2018. Osborne is also an accredited Cricket Coach & has Captained Victorian Sub-District Cricket side Bayswater over the past few seasons.

Todd Beames- High Performance Manager

Todd Beames joined Coburg Football Club as its new High Performance Manager in October, 2017, having joined the club from the Calder Cannons where he was their High Performance Manager for two seasons. He has also previously worked with Netball Victoria, Carey Grammar & AFL Victoria in High Performance roles previously and currently works as a Facility Manager & Group Trainer with Prosport Health & Fitness.

Todd has completed a Double Degree in a Bachelor of Exercise Science & Sport and Recreation Management at Victoria University, as well as his Masters in Strength & Conditioning Degree at Edith Cowan University.